Commvault has announced a new partnership with IBM, to provide Commvault software as a managed service through IBM Resiliency Services.
Under the new partnership, IBM Business Resiliency Services will be able to deliver its global customer base 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 will offer its customers the opportunity to 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.
"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," said Daniel Witteveen, vice president, Global Portfolio, IBM Business Resiliency Services. "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."
The partnership services will help customers in areas such as backup, archive, recovery, search and discovery, across multiple platforms; implementing ransomware, GDPR and other data protection and regulatory compliance strategies; and enabling hybrid cloud strategies by enabling movement of data across different premises and cloud infrastructure.
"As an IBM Business Resiliency Partner, this extended partnership enables SHI to offer a leading data management and protection solution with deep integration into the Microsoft Enterprise," said Ed McNamara, Sr. Director Communications and Marketing, SHI International (IBM AND Microsoft Reseller). "As a result, SHI's customers will have a more streamlined way to acquire and deploy this powerful trifecta of world-class solutions from IBM, Microsoft and Commvault, empowering them to optimize the management and protection of their most vital applications."
"The combination of Commvault's industry-leading data management and protection platform with IBM Business Resiliency Services' vast business continuity expertise will enable IBM customers to more easily manage, protect and archive their enterprise data wherever it is located," said Owen Taraniuk, Head of Worldwide Partnerships and Market Development at Commvault. "By being able to offer their customers Commvault products, IBM Business Resiliency Services experts can better ensure their customers' cybersecurity, regulatory compliance, cloud adoption and other digital transformation initiatives do not result in any disruption to their operations. This new partnership provides IBM Business Resiliency Services experts with the data management platform they need to solve the many IT resilience challenges their customers face as they move to new hybrid cloud environments."