December 9, 2015: Dell today announced the release of Dell Recovery Manager for Active Directory and Recovery Manager for Active Directory Forest Edition 8.7, which allow organizations running hybrid Active Directory environments with Azure AD Connect the ability to back up, view and restore changes to AD objects in real time on-premises and in the cloud. This announcement reinforces our commitment to helping organizations gain control of cloud deployments and future readiness while crushing cloud-adoption barriers that often include implementation costs and risk, disaster recovery and security. In fact, Dell is first to market with a complete suite of AD backup and recovery solutions that support item-level recovery, comparison reports, and attribute rollback capabilities that give IT the comprehensive control required for successful hybrid AD management. RMAD also give organizations the ability to perform on-premises automated forest-level recovery and create of a fully functional virtual lab environment, further reinforcing Dell’s complete hybrid AD management offerings.
Tackling the biggest challenges to managing AD environments
Dell knows its customers view cloud as strategic to their IT capability. The Dell Global Technology Adoption Index 2015 shows that 82 percent of mid-sized businesses now use cloud and 55 percent of organizations globally are using more than one type of cloud, so, Dell continues to design for the future with cloud in mind.
While cloud adoption is on the rise, most organizations are taking a hybrid approach. To support this model, Dell has developed a single, cost-effective and easy-to-use AD backup and recovery solution for both on-premise and Azure deployments.
Use RMAD to accelerate security investigations and recover from disasters and corruptions
Offering complete backup and recovery to take control of your entire hybrid AD environment
Dell Recovery Manager’s support for Azure with AD Connect includes item-level recovery, comparison reports, and attribute rollback. The solution’s on-premises AD support includes restoring DNS and Group Policy object restores. Also included are forest-level recovery, virtual lab creation, health checks, and AD management.
These capabilities reinforce Dell’s leadership position in providing a comprehensive suite of Active Directory backup and recovery solutions that manage item level restores to a full recovery from an on-premises forest-level disaster. More than 33 million users leverage Dell Recovery Manager solutions, including 47 percent of the Fortune 100 and 29 percent of the Fortune 500 industries that depend on it to add value to the business by minimizing downtime, safeguarding against data loss and reducing costs.
Brett Roscoe, vice president, product management, Dell Systems and Information Management