Posts Tagged ‘backup’
The one-time managed services juggernaut has until the end of August to sell of its cloud computing business and resolve debts after losing its latest appeal.
Embattled cloud computing vendor Zenith Infotech is under orders to liquidate. and it’s not allow to return to the stock market to raise money. But India regulators are allowing the company to post bank guarantees, which could breathe new life into the debt-ridden company.
With the discontinuation of support for Windows XP this week being the big buzz, let’s take a look at ways vendors and partners are helping aid the transition in this week’s On Point.
Axcient is looking to capitalize on Symantec’s leadership woes and aging legacy install base of Backup Exec software by giving away a virtual appliance that offers the experience of cloud-based data recovery services.
Data loss is the main content of corporate nightmares. This week in On Point, we look at backup news and releases that could turn data nightmares into more restful sleeps.
SunGard Availability Services is now an independent company focusing on enterprise backup and disaster recovery opportunities. Despite its size, it has the same challenges as many of its smaller rivals: differentiating in a crowded market.
Cloud backup specialist Axcient released its first virtual appliance for VMware environments, enabling partners to use customers’ existing hardware to support data protection and recovery tasks. It’s also flirting with a new label for its core value – “recovery as a service.”
Symantec announced its withdrawal from the cloud backup market, but isn’t leaving the segment behind. Rather than providing a hosted service, Symantec is evolving its NetBackup to become a platform for service providers.
Cloud backup specialist Intronis and hosted managed services provider Continuum have formed a technology alliance in which their mutual MSPs can more easily monitor and manage data protection and recovery services. The alliance is the latest in a series of convergence between backup and managed service vendors.
A bracing revelations in the new Intronis ebook: how much solution providers depend on reactionary forces to engage and sell backup and recovery services.