Commvault has announced a partnership with IBM in which IBM Business Resiliency Services will be able to provide a managed service based on the Commvault software portfolio of data management and protection software, including the Commvault Data Platform. IBM customers can now simplify data management, protection, backup, recovery, migration and indexing of their data, whether it is located on-premises or in the cloud through the Commvault Data Platform.
IBM Business Resiliency Services will offer the software both as a solution and 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.”
This partnership will help IBM Business Resiliency Services customers to easily purchase Commvault-powered services through IBM, empowering them with new ways to help maintain business continuity, streamline IT efforts, minimize cybersecurity and regulatory compliance risk, and use data as a business asset with following benefits.
- Optimizing backup, archiving, recovery, search and e-discovery operations across applications, databases and endpoints, with specific migration, granular search and other capabilities designed to optimize management of applications such as IBM DB2, Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SharePoint,Microsoft SQL, Microsoft Active Directory and Oracle.
- Implementing comprehensive ransomware, GDPR and other data protection and regulatory compliance strategies that allow them to backup, find, govern and quickly recover data throughout their organization from a centralized portal.
- Enabling hybrid cloud strategies by moving, managing and activating data across on-premises and cloud infrastructures, including IBM Cloud, Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud environments.
“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.”