Adaptive Data Protection V3.2

Cobalt Iron’s ADP software was introduced to the market in 2013 and has grown rapidly as the industry’s leading enterprise data protection application, leveraging cloud storage and compute economics. Designed to utilize the best features and functions within existing backup application software, ADP delivers full enterprise data protection via a web interface. In partnership with our early Fortune 1000 users, our development team took the client feedback and delivered ADP BI, the central business intelligence dashboard for enterprise data protection.

Cobalt Iron Believes that Data Protection is as Strong as your Weakest Link


  • Failed backup jobs
  • Unreported server or VM instances
  • Untested DR procedures
  • Multiple stove-pipe backup and DR procedures
  • Backups surpassing available backup windows

Cobalt Iron’s ADP software provides a real-time global data capture of all events within the data protection workflow. The ADP engine is programmed to identify failure scenarios and alert the administrator, as well as, provide extensive reporting for root cause analysis, capacity and workload planning, and RTOs/RPOs.

ADP 3.2 Supports the Following Server Operating Systems and Key Features

Supported Virtual Servers

VMware vSphere, MS Hyper-V, Red Hat KVM, IBM Workload Partitions for AIX, Solaris Containers

Supported Operating Systems

Windows, Macintosh, Linux IA64, Linux Power, Linux x86/x86_64, Linux zSeries, AIX, HP/UX, HP/UX Itanium, Solaris SPARC, Solaris x86/x86_64, Novell NetWare, OS/390, zSeries, OS/400, HP Non-Stop, OpenVMS

Supported Mail Servers

Microsoft Exchange, IBM Domino

Supported Database Servers

MS SQL, Oracle, DB2, Informix

Supported ERP Servers


Supported Virtual, Physical Tape

ProtecTIER, Data Domain, broad industry tape library support, GPFS direct-to-disk

Supported Snapshot and Copy Data Management/Virtualization platforms

Microsoft VSS, EMC Symmetrix (VMAX and DMX), EMC VNX, IBM SVC, IBM Storwize, IBM N series SAN-attached filers, NetApp SAN-attached filers, HDS Virtual and Unified Storage platforms

Supported Backup Solutions

Spectrum Protect, Spectrum Protect Extended Edition, Spectrum Protect Suite, Spectrum protect for Virtual Environments, Spectrum Protect for Databases, Spectrum Protect for Workstations, TSM for Virtual Environments