Igneous DataProtect | Backup As-a-Service

Igneous Systems

Igneous DataProtect | Backup As-a-Service

Igneous Systems

Igneous DataProtect - NAS backup at exabyte scale

Delivered as-a-Service, Igneous DataProtect is engineered to overcome the challenges of protecting billions of files and petabytes of unstructured data. Igneous is simple, efficient, and flexible, utilizing all Azure Blob storage tiers to provide customers with the most cost effective backup solution.

  • Meet aggressive SLAs
  • Protect billions of files at exabyte scale
  • Efficiently utilize cloud tiers

Protect your data and workflows

DataProtect Backup as-a-Service features a purpose-built, intelligent, and highly parallelized data movement engine. Dramatically reduce the costs of moving and storing petabytes of data to your Azure Blob storage buckets through unique file grouping, compression, compaction, and expiration. Igneous will also dynamically monitor NAS latency to protect application performance during backup.

  • Simple: Download, install, and configure the VM in minutes
  • Efficient: Protect more petabytes with less infrastructure
  • Flexible: Optimize cost and performance with policies for any Azure storage tier

VM Deployment

Deployed as a VM on premises, it interacts with the DataProtect SaaS service. Setup only requires an IP address, NAS credentials, and your Azure account.


API integration with NetApp, Isilon, Pure Flashblade, and Qumulo simplifies setup and configuration. All other NFS/SMB NAS-based filesystems are supported including Stornext, GPFS, Lustre, Linux NFS, Gluster, WekaIO, and SoftNAS.


Based on the length of the contract and the amount of data under management, with automatic price reductions based on capacity.

  • First 100 TB $2,500/month
  • 100-250 TB $23.75/TB/Mon
  • 250-500 TB $22.50/TB/Mon
  • 500-1000 TB $21.50/TB/Mon
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