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HYCU and Lenovo to Deliver Purpose-Built Data Protection for Joint Nutanix Customers Worldwide

HYCU announced a new global reseller agreement with Lenovo. This agreement will provide Nutanix customers that purchase HYCU Data Protection for Nutanix with Lenovo offerings directly from Lenovo and its resellers in a single transaction. HYCU's integration with Lenovo solutions provides a compelling and cost-attractive data protection solution that delivers IT simplicity and multi-cloud management for the Nutanix-led data center.

"For today's modern data center, IT organizations look for easy to deploy and use data protection solutions that maintain a great user experience. Our agreement with HYCU reinforces our customer-first approach and helps us deliver high value solutions to our customers," said John Majeski, who leads the Software and Solutions business at Lenovo Data Center Group. "Our experience shows that our customers want IT simplicity while gaining maximum value from their infrastructure solutions. HYCU's solutions deliver both IT simplicity and multi-cloud data protection and when combined with Lenovo solutions, and Nutanix, accelerate the move to the multi-cloud data center while maximizing cost."

With HYCU, Lenovo customers gain the industry's first and only purpose-built data protection and back-up software solution for Nutanix IT environments by using HYCU Data Protection for Nutanix's easy to deploy and manage software solution.  

"Today's enterprises need data protection solutions that are easy to use and deploy, are automated, can be delivered as a service and work in multi-cloud environments," said Simon Taylor, CEO, HYCU, Inc. "Our partnership with Lenovo is solid proof in how HYCU is helping joint customers back-up and recover critical application data without needing unnecessary software licenses or redundant infrastructure. This is also a reflection of the adoption of HYCU as the emerging backup and recovery platform of choice for Nutanix customers."

HYCU Data Protection for Nutanix delivers the following benefits and capabilities:

  • Software only solution that runs right on a Nutanix cluster
  • Automated, configuration-free application discovery, application aware backup and recovery
  • Prism like look & feel and a hypervisor-agnostic architecture to protect Nutanix and non-Nutanix virtualized environments
  • 90% faster Nutanix Files, formerly AFS, backup that is impact free and agentless
  • WAN-free backup for Remote Office Branch Office (ROBO) sites eliminates WAN network bandwidth by up to 50%
  • Application aware storage level snapshots not just for efficient backup, but also for rapid, infrastructure free recovery
  • Human understandable data protection policies that assures SLO compliance
  • Full deployment right from Nutanix CALM Marketplace

"Today's data centers require robust and service level-oriented data protection solutions. The availability of HYCU for Nutanix on Lenovo offerings will provide a robust combination for customers. From a market perspective, we see organizations looking for eco-system optimizations for their data protection initiatives," said Christophe Bertrand, senior analyst, Data Protection at ESG. "This newest partnership by Lenovo and HYCU is focused at the growing number of Nutanix customers looking to deploy Nutanix Enterprise Cloud that need a tightly integrated data protection solution.  The inherent characteristics of this solution support business and IT objectives:  agentless, application-focused, and easy to deploy and use."


The new reseller agreement is currently available to any Lenovo and HYCU partner. Additional information is available at

Published Tuesday, December 04, 2018 1:26 PM by David Marshall
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