Commvault and Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, have announced a partnership to provide IaaS managed by Commvault’s management platform.
The two companies will deliver advanced, innovative and scalable hybrid cloud data management solutions to help customers and partners across the globe accelerate digital transformations.
Alibaba Cloud is one of the top 3 IaaS providers, according to Gartner, China’s largest provider of public cloud services and the number four player globally in the IaaS market by revenue in 2017.
The new service will provide Commvalut’s unified data management capabilities, integrated on Alibaba’s cloud platform. The solution will also have advanced centralised technical support, to aid customers in cloud migration and digitalisation.
The partnership agreement will serve as a platform for knowledge-transfer, including customer and partner evaluations and feedback, enabling Commvault and Alibaba Cloud to continue developing innovative offerings and upgrades that support rapidly evolving business requirements in today’s digital landscape.
Dajiang Han, Head of Global Alliance, Alibaba Cloud Global said: “We are excited to enter this strategic partnership with Commvault and concertedly empower our customers through advanced cloud computing and data management capabilities. Digital transformation is the new benchmark for companies amidst an increasingly competitive landscape, and data is at the core of this journey. As cloud continues to serve as the backbone of today’s digital economy, Alibaba Cloud and Commvault are committed to deliver innovative technologies to address the ever-growing challenges in data storage, processing, management and protection."
“The strategic combination of Commvault’s leadership in backup & recovery and moving data to, from and between clouds and Alibaba Cloud’s strengths will provide customers with scalable and secure cloud data solutions, while supporting the acceleration of digital transformations across the globe,” said Owen Taraniuk, Vice President of Worldwide Partnerships and Market Development, Commvault. “Commvault’s partnership with Alibaba continues building on our unwavering commitment to delivering cloud-optimized solutions so that our customers can leverage the power and benefits of a multi-cloud strategy for modernized data protection and disaster recovery.”