HP StorageWorks Data Protector Express Backup Server
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Product Information for HP StorageWorks Data Protector Express Backup Server

Highlights for HP StorageWorks Data Protector Express Backup Server

  • License Type:Product Upgrade (License and Media)
  • License Pricing:Standard
  • License Quantity:1 Server

Marketing Information

Data protection software that provides simple and reliable backup and recovery for file servers, application servers and desktops that is suitable for organizations without specialist IT staff.

General Information

  • Manufacturer
  • : Hewlett-Packard
  • Manufacturer Part Number
  • : BB117EP
  • Manufacturer Website Address
  • : www.hp.com
  • Product Name
  • : StorageWorks Data Protector Express Backup Server

    Product Information

  • Software Main Type
  • : Backup & Recovery
  • Software Sub Type
  • : Backup/Recovery
  • Software Name
  • : StorageWorks Data Protector Express Backup Server - Upgrade
  • Features & Benefits
  • :
  • A Quick Access Control GUI is an additional way to navigate to the most frequently executed Data Protector Express tasks. On Windows this is launched from the System Tray. The Quick Access Control GUI provides very easy navigation and also the ability to open the main GUI for access to all Data Protector Express features.
  • Added support for Windows on x64 platforms. This adds 64-bit Windows support to the existing 64-but Linux support.
  • Added support for Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 online backup.
  • Added multiple usability enhancements. The GUI now includes better tools for licensing, registering and upgrading the software. Device selection is easier and more obvious. Numerous error messages have been rewritten to make them more actionable.

    Simple and reliable data protection:

  • For file servers, application servers and Windows desktops, Data Protector Express delivers fast and easy installation and operation. It does not require extensive training or specialist personnel. Interaction is via a Windows-like, customizable GUI with Wizards for most frequently run tasks.


  • Data Protector Express is designed specifically for the general user. There is a very simple Quick Access Control GUI for basic tasks and the standard GUI for more advanced task. Features such as pre-configured schedules for automated job execution make operation fast and easy.

    Flexible usage and licensing:

  • Data Protector Express has an easy licensing structure for installation, upgrading and adding options and common licensing and features for Windows, Linux and NetWare.

    Choice of backup media to meet data protection and recovery needs:

  • Backup data to tape, disk or DVD/CD or a combination of these media. Add the D2D2Any option to automatically move and copy disk backup to tape.

    Automated disaster recovery:

  • After a serious software or hardware failure, the BMDR option provides a fast and automated recovery process. Bootable CD/DVD or tape, via support for HP tape drives' One Button Disaster Recovery feature, media is created to initiate the system recovery.

    Secure removal of tapes offsite:

  • Data Protector Express allows users to encrypt backup data. This means that if a tape is lost in transit it is safe because third parties cannot access the data on the tape. Data encryption also supported to other media. Additionally support is delivered for tape drives with built-in data encryption.

    High performance:

  • The Data Protector Express architecture delivers high performance. Multiple media servers can be deployed so the Backup Server or network are not throughput bottlenecks. Multiple concurrent backup streams are automatically tuned to deliver faster, lower impact backups matching the backup device and network capability.

    Excellent value:

  • All Data Protector Express components include support. Good value Care Packs are available to extend this included support.

  • Distribution Media/Method
  • : CD-ROM
  • Platform Support
  • : PC

    License Information

  • License Type
  • : Product Upgrade (License and Media)
  • License Pricing
  • : Standard
  • License Quantity
  • : 1 Server

    Physical Characteristics


    Package Contents

  • StorageWorks Data Protector Express Backup Server
  • Rapid Start Guide

    Additional Information

    Also Includes:

  • License Key Entitlement Certificate
  • Options: License Key Entitlement Certificate

    System Requirements

    Operating System:

  • Microsoft Windows (Desktop, Server, Small Business,Server and Storage Server)
  • NetWare
  • Linux (Red Hat and SuSE)