CloudHook

The easy and affordable solution for
archiving to the cloud.

The easy solution for archiving from your Unitrends appliance to third party public clouds, like Amazon S3, Google Cloud Storage, and Rackspace Cloud Files.

  • Recommended for small businesses, and for larger businesses who want to archive a smaller subset of their data to third-party public cloud storage.*
  • Remove the burden of managing rotational media.
  • Archive from multiple source locations.
  • Choose specific backups for archiving or archive them all.
*Looking for full service disaster recovery and spin-up in the cloud? Check out Unitrends DRaaS. Or, looking to replicate your entire appliance in the cloud? Check out Unitrends No Limits Cloud.

Unparalleled ease of use
Unitrends CloudHook eliminates the complexity associated with using a gateway appliance to reach the cloud, and helps you avoid the headache of managing your own offsite facilities. Simply choose the cloud storage provider that works best for you, and start archiving to the cloud in minutes.

Ultimate flexibility
Unitrends CloudHook lets you choose the cloud backup and archiving storage option that’s best for you. Select from popular public cloud storage options like Google, Amazon, and Rackspace.

Seamless Archiving to the Cloud with CloudHook™:Simplify long-term retention without paying for additional hardware, power, and cooling, or the hassle of rotational media. Backup or archive directly to Amazon S3, Google Cloud Storage and Rackspace Cloud Files.

Built in Data Reduction. Optimizes performance over low bandwidth, high latency WAN connections, incorporating compression, and local caching to send less data to the cloud archive target.

Assured Security. Delivers government grade encryption for data in transit over the WAN and data at rest on the backup target.

Flexible Retention. Meets compliance standards and long-term retention requirements.

Specialized Features Built for Unitrends Virtual Backup:

Rollback Recovery. Optimized for quick and efficient recovery over the WAN from the cloud, Rollback Recovery restores only changes between the existing VM and the backup.

True Forever Incremental Backups. With UVB’s Virtual Full backup mode, after your first backup, you never have to complete any periodic or synthetic full backups again, ensuring the most efficient WAN data transfer to cloud storage.

Supported Cloud Storage Providers

Here is a quick introduction to cloud storage providers supported by Unitrends CloudHook and links to view each provider’s pricing.

Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) is storage for the Internet. It is designed to make web-scale computing easier for developers. Amazon S3 provides a simple web services interface that can be used to store and retrieve any amount of data, at any time, from anywhere on the web. It gives any developer access to the same highly scalable, reliable, secure, fast, inexpensive infrastructure that Amazon uses to run its own global network of web sites. The service aims to maximize benefits of scale and to pass those benefits on to developers.
Additional information on Amazon S3 and Pricing

Google Cloud Storage's proven cloud infrastructure provides highly available, robust storage for your mission-critical data. Store, access and manage your data on Google’s storage infrastructure. Take advantage of the scale and efficiency we have built over the years providing quick and easy access to your data around the world with hosting choices in multiple regions.
Additional information on Google Cloud Storage and Pricing

Rackspace Cloud Files, powered by OpenStack®, provides an easy to use online storage for files and media which can be delivered globally at blazing speeds over Akamai's content delivery network (CDN). Whether your storage needs are modest—or monumental—you enjoy triple redundancy, an easy-to-use control panel, and Fanatical Support from day one. And because we built Cloud Files on OpenStack, if you ever want to move to another provider, you can.
Additional Information on Rackspace Cloud Files and Pricing

OpenStack/Swift (Supported by Unitrends Virtual Backup)
Unitrends CloudHook can also be used with any provider utilizing the OpenStack/Swift storage platform. If you wish to use a supported OpenStack/Swift provider, please consult with the provider regarding their setup and pricing requirements.