AWS Outposts

You can use Commvault to protect EC2, RDS, and EKS instances running in AWS Outposts.

Commvault components can be deployed on AWS Outposts, including high-availability configurations for the CommServe, MediaAgent grids, and the access node groups.

AWS Outposts is an on-premises deployment of AWS services, infrastructure, and operations that provides hybrid cloud capabilities.

For more information about AWS Outposts, go to the AWS Outposts documentation site.

Key Benefits

  • Extend intelligent data management to AWS Outposts-hosted data.

  • Protect latency-sensitive applications and store backup data on-site for rapid recovery.

  • Ensure data residency needs are met for AWS Outposts backup data.

  • Easily migrate between AWS region and AWS Outposts with Commvault automation.

  • Extend your Disaster Recovery landscape with failover/failback between AWS region and AWS Outposts, and vice versa.

Supported AWS Outposts Solutions

  • AWS Outposts rack

  • AWS Outposts Servers 1U, 2U

Supported Features

You can use Commvault to perform the following operations for EC2, RDS, and EKS instances that run in AWS Outposts:

  • Streaming backup and recovery to Commvault cloud, disk, or tape libraries.

  • Storage and network optimization (deduplication, compression).

  • Changed-Block Tracking (CBT) backups of EBS volumes.

  • Amazon cloud-native snapshot protection and recovery.

  • Application-consistent protection.

  • Recovery of full instance, volume, or individual files/folders.

  • Sharing of snapshots across AWS regions and accounts.

  • Workload auto-discovery and protection (by tag, region, zone, instance).

  • End-to-end encryption of data from Outposts to backup storage.

Supported Use Cases

  • Intelligent data management across all AWS regions and on-premises locations.

  • Backup and recovery of EC2, RDS, and EKS instances from streaming backups.

  • Retention of optimized backup copies on cloud, disk, and tape media per with business data residency needs.

  • Backup and recovery of EC2, RDS, and EKS instances from EBS snapshots.

  • Migration of EC2, RDS, and EKS workloads from AWS region to on-premises AWS Outposts and back.

  • Migration of on-premises virtual machines (VMs) to AWS Outposts using Commvault VM conversion.

  • Running Commvault components such as the CommServe, MediaAgents, and access nodes on AWS outposts for low latency or data residency needs.

  • Failover of Commvault CommServe, MediaAgent and access node capability between AWS Outposts and region.

  • Perform Disaster Recovery of EC2 instances and hosted databases (Microsoft SQL, Oracle, Oracle RAC, PostgreSQL, MySQL, DB2) between AWS Outposts and region.

Supported Services

  • Amazon EC2 instances

  • Amazon EBS volumes

  • Amazon RDS instances (MySQL, PostgreSQL)

  • Amazon EKS containers

  • Amazon S3

Commvault supports Amazon VPC extensions and Local Gateway (LGW) as a means to access your AWS Outposts or on-premises infrastructure.

Unsupported Services

  • Amazon EMR clusters