Commvault has signed a new deal with IBM to provide its its Business Resiliency Services with a managed service based on the Commvault software portfolio of data management and protection software, including the Commvault Data Platform.
The deal will give IBM Business Resiliency Services a single powerful platform for managing, backing up, recovering, migrating and indexing of all their data, whether it is located on-premises or in the cloud.
IBM Business Resiliency Services can deploy Commvault software on-premises, on infrastructure managed in IBM data centers and in IBM Cloud environments. IBM Business Resiliency Services will offer the software both as a solution or as a managed service. The Commvault software offerings will also enable IBM healthcare customers to manage critical MEDITECH, Epic and other EHR data, as well as medical images, across their healthcare enterprise.
Daniel Witteveen, Vice President, Global Portfolio, IBM Business Resiliency Services said: “The enterprise finds itself in an era where clients are seeking more simplicity and agility in their data backup and recovery solutions to help enable their digital transformation. Seamless integration of IBM and Commvault solutions for on-site or off-site data backup will help deliver a more simplified business continuity model and help reduce operational risks and costs for customers.”
Enterprise backup, recovery, archive and the cloud solutions outfit, Commvault has expanded integration with Microsoft Azure Stack enabling enterprises to simplify migration, management, protection and activation of data on Azure Stack, the Microsoft Azure public cloud, its recently announced Azure Government Cloud, and other hybrid cloud infrastructure.
Commvault Data Platform is designed for enterprise customers using on-premises Azure Stack hybrid clouds in hybrid environments have the powerful data management capabilities they need to accelerate digital transformation initiatives, helping them increase agility, reduce risk and improve business outcomes.
Commvault allows global corporations, small businesses, healthcare organisations, public agencies and managed service providers to use Azure Stack as a Commvault appliance, with all of Commvault’s capabilities running and managed from the Azure Stack.
In addition, with Commvault software, they can quickly migrate data and workloads between Azure Stack hybrid clouds, Azure public cloud, other clouds, on-premises and legacy infrastructures. The Commvault Data Platform enables enterprises to protect, archive, move and search data on Azure Stack private clouds, helping them find data for e-Discovery or data privacy compliance purposes, recover data after a ransomware attack or other data disasters, and activate data with analytics and other data analysis tools.
Commvault has strengthened its integration with Azure Stack, providing new capabilities to Azure Stack users that help them further accelerate their digital transformation initiatives,
Irish distributor Data Solutions has announced a three-year, £3.8 million investment in expanding into the UK with new office in Reading.
The move is part of a cunning plan to triple its business and score a £60 million turnover on the back of the investment.
Data Solutions specialises in next generation data centres, security and unified communications. It plans to hire 10 new employees in its Reading office by 2018 to coincide with the expansion and it wants its UK operations to be the same size as those in Ireland.
Sean Fane has been named as the UK managing director. Fane has more than 20 years’ channel experience in the UK.
Fane says the UK operation will “bring the engagement philosophy of partnership and the strong value proposition from our long-established Irish parent company to the UK reseller community.”
He said that his ‘back-office’ team had a depth of sales and marketing skills and experience, and has a track-record of achieving results for emerging technology companies. Fane thinks the outfit is ideally positioned to enable UK resellers to become successful in this exciting new technology space.
Data Solutions recently teamed up with Nutanix, vendor of hyper converged infrastructure. Michael O’Hara, group managing director, Data Solutions says the firm will enable resellers “to take advantage of the opportunities with this fast-growing technology and bolstering our UK presence with Nutanix.”
Data Solutions has also signed deals with CommVault, Arista and Supermicro in Ireland.