Arcserve Backup 19 Offers Broad Platform Support and Improved Performance

Tape Air Gapping Gives Last Line of Defense Against Cyber Attacks

Eden Prairie, MN, April 5, 2022 - Arcserve, the world's leading ransomware protection and data resilience provider, today announced the availability of Arcserve Backup 19, an enhanced version of its widely adopted tape air gapping solution. Arcserve Backup 19 delivers improved performance, security, and reliability over previous releases. Arcserve Backup 19 air gapping technology provides a critical last line of defense by physically disconnecting digital assets from network connections as part of a comprehensive data and ransomware protection strategy.

The Arcserve Backup 19 solution has been migrated to a newer development platform to improve performance and reliability. Security has also been strengthened with enhancements, including FIPS compliant secure communication updates and crypto libraries for customers demanding military-grade encryption.

Arcserve Backup 19 now certifies and adds broad and deep support for the most popular platforms deployed in customer environments.  This includes compatibility with Windows Server 2022, Windows Server 2022 Hyper-V, SharePoint Server 2019, Oracle Database 19c on IBM AIX, Solaris, and HP-UX, AlmaLinux 8.x, Rocky Linux 8.x, FreeBSD 13.x, macOS Catalina (version 10.15.x), Debian 11.x, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.x for IBM Z® (Mainframe), Default Arcserve Backup Database (ASDB) upgraded from Microsoft® SQL Server® 2014 Service Pack 2 (SP2) Express to Microsoft® SQL Server® 2019 Express.

Florian Malecki, executive vice president of marketing at Arcserve, said, "Tape air gapping is emerging as the most important 'last line of defense' from ransomware attacks. While most vendors don't handle tape due to its complexity, Arcserve has been leading the market with this technology for decades. This gives us the unique ability to provide customers a complete 3-2-1-1 ransomware defense and recovery solution including on-prem, immutable storage, cloud services, and tape backup."

Arcserve has led the market in tape-based data protection for decades. With over sixty certified vendors, the company offers the broadest & deepest support for tape-based media. 


About Arcserve
Arcserve, a global top 5 data protection vendor, and unified data resilience platform solution provider, offers the broadest set of best-in-class solutions to manage, protect, and recover all data workloads, from SMB to enterprise and regardless of location or complexity. Arcserve solutions eliminate complexity while bringing best-in-class, cost-effective, agile, and massively scalable data protection and certainty across all data environments. This includes on-prem, off-prem (including DRaaS, BaaS, and Cloud-to-Cloud), hyper-converged, and edge infrastructures. The company's nearly three decades of award-winning IP, plus a continuous focus on innovation, means that partners and customers, including MSPs, VARs, LARs, and end-users, are assured of the fastest route to next-generation data workloads and infrastructures. A 100% channel-centric organization, Arcserve has a presence in over 150 countries, with 19,000 channel partners helping to protect 235,000 customers' critical data assets. Explore more at and follow Arcserve on Twitter or LinkedIn.

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