Commvault, PCS to offer managed data services

Dubai - The alliance will offer Middle East organisations the first-ever offering of hosting managed services and data protection.



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Sandhya D'Mello

Published: Wed 21 Oct 2015, 12:00 AM

Last updated: Wed 21 Oct 2015, 12:18 PM

Commvault and Pacific Controls announced a strategic alliance on Sunday.
The alliance will offer Middle East organisations the first-ever offering of hosting managed services and data protection.
"Pacific Controls is a pioneer in the region for offering collocation and cloud services through their Tier III Design and facility-certified ISO 27001:2013 certified data centre. They are IT trailblazers and have built a very strong foundation to offer hosting services for the rapidly growing market in the UAE. Commvault software provides the data protection, recoverability and pay-as-you-go licencing options PCCS [Pacific Controls Cloud Services] requires to deliver high availability and access to business-critical applications that meet customer service level requirements," said Bassam Hemdan, area vice-president for Mesat at Commvault.
Pacific Controls owns and operates Middle East's largest data centre campus based in Dubai. Commvault will provide data protection and management capabilities for customers using PCCS, an enterprise-class cloud infrastructure-as-a-service solution offered directly to customers via an intuitive self-service portal, and also delivered in conjunction with PCCS broad portfolio of managed services.
"We selected Commvault as our partner to offer back up services to our overall co-located managed data services offering, after closely looking at all the options available," said Dilip Rahulan, executive chairman and CEO of Pacific Controls. "Commvault software satisfies our requirements and provides the capabilities of multiple point products we were evaluating within a single solution."
- sandhya@khaleejtimes.com


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