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Logicalis US Introduces Enterprise Backup-as-a-Service (BUaaS) Offering
Enterprise customers looking for a more reliable and easier-to-access solution than tapes and optical media for their data backups and restores now have a new, modern option available. Logicalis US, an international IT solutions and managed services provider (, today announced Backup-as-a-Service (BUaaS), the latest offering in its portfolio of managed services, which offers organizations the ability to back up and restore as much, or as little, data as necessary to a fast and secure, enterprise-grade cloud managed by Logicalis.  With this BUaaS offering, Logicalis will design, install and manage an on-premise Veeam backup solution as well as provide the cloud target for off-site storage.
"Our Logicalis Backup-as-a-Service offering is perfect for IT customers looking for a modern system for backing up their virtualized systems that they can restore quickly and do so in a cost-effective manner," says Brian Day, Senior Director of Cloud Services, Logicalis US. "BUaaS, which is part of Logicalis' managed services portfolio, is designed to meet the needs of busy enterprise customers. Our other protection-related managed services include Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) and Cloud Storage for Backup."
The new Logicalis Backup-as-a-Service offering integrates industry-leading compression, de-duplication, encryption and WAN acceleration with highly scalable, reliable, fast and affordable cloud storage to deliver the type of performance enterprise customers are used to achieving in their on-site data centers. The service has been optimized for enterprise-grade workloads and can lower costs by up to 30 percent over disk- or tape-based systems. Data sets are compressed by 10 to 30 times, on average, to speed transmission and reduce storage costs.
In addition, the Logicalis BUaaS solution ensures that the whole system is managed and can quickly recover critical data on demand. A seamless connection between their data locations and Logicalis' cloud services helps organizations back up and restore so they can securely retrieve any amount of data - anytime and from anywhere on the Web. The solution is designed to support VMware and Hyper-V virtualized storage environments.
Published Wednesday, October 14, 2015 3:26 PM by David Marshall
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