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Veeam makes its hyper-availability solutions available with Lenovo SDI and SAN offerings

Veeam is expanding its partnership with Lenovo to make its hyper-availability solutions available right from Lenovo and its resellers.

As a part of the partnership, Veeam intelligent data management solutions will be available with Lenovo Software Defined Infrastructure (SDI) and Storage Area Network (SAN) offerings.

The customers will be able to purchase the Veeam Hyper-Availability Platform directly from Lenovo and its resellers in a single transaction.

The aim of this partnership is to provide seamless and efficient sales and deployment process to partners and customers. Integration of Lenovo SDI and SAN solutions with Veeam Hyper-Availability Platform will help enterprises simplify IT, mitigate risks, and accelerate their business with intelligent data management solutions.

“Lenovo’s decision to resell Veeam Intelligent Data Management and Availability solutions with their offerings reflects Veeam’s market momentum and leadership,” said Peter McKay, President and Co-CEO of Veeam.

“It’s a prime example of two technology leaders collaborating to provide the most seamless and efficient sales and deployment process for its partners and customers. Lenovo’s global reach and extensive partner ecosystem, combined with the strong growth of its Data Center Infrastructure (DCI) and Software Defined Infrastructure (SDI) business units, provides Veeam customers with the best purchasing experience.”

The combined solution will reduce the costs and complexity of traditional infrastructure, virtualization, and data protection management. The companies said that they together aim to provide enterprises an increased ROI, accelerate application development and deployment, support data analytics, and simplify disaster recovery.

Veeam solutions come integrated with VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V and Nutanix Acropolis. It will help enterprises automate backup and recovery operations for high availability of data and applications.

“Veeam’s strong track record of innovation combined with their focus on creating a great user experience aligns with our customer-first approach. This alliance further enables us to provide an effortless customer experience and relevant solutions to our customers,” said John Majeski, who leads the Software and Solutions business at Lenovo Data Center Group.

“Businesses want solutions that provide IT simplicity while delivering Intelligent Transformation across environments. Veeam Availability Solutions deliver the IT simplicity and Intelligent Data Management needed for Lenovo Spectrum Virtualize SAN solutions, as well as for Lenovo’s SDI portfolio of ThinkAgile offerings with VMware, Microsoft and Nutanix to accelerate digital transformation while mitigating business risk.”

Additionally, organizations will also be able to create Veeam DataLabs environments for accelerated app development and testing, efficient DR testing for corporate data governance and compliance, and data analytics for improved business intelligence.

Also read: How Veeam Hyper-Availability Platform on Cisco HyperFlex helps enterprises modernize their data centers?

“The multi-cloud capabilities of Veeam combined with Lenovo’s extensive portfolio of hybrid cloud solutions, provides organizations with the unprecedented choice, flexibility and agility needed to stay competitive in the digital economy,” said Carey Stanton, Vice President of Global Alliances at Veeam.

“This partnership is yet another example of how Veeam is helping customers ensure availability across all clouds without compromising availability, performance, efficiency or manageability.”

Datacenter News

OnApp Enterprise solution to bring cloud efficiency and flexibility to the datacenter

The leading cloud management platform provider – OnApp, recently announced its new range of solutions – OnApp Enterprise, to bring better price, performance and usability in the private and hybrid cloud market.

Its first solution will bring together the power of OnApp’s cloud management software stack with Data Center Blocks Hardware of Intel; and will turn out as a turnkey HCI (Hyper Converged Infrastructure) solution with one platform and one appliance.

The company has designed the solution keeping in mind the needs of IT departments and SMBs. The solution features consist of:

  • comprehensive tool sets for private cloud deployment and orchestration,
  • tools for user access control and governance,
  • monitoring and chargeback,
  • ability to connect with multiple public cloud providers.

The solution offers complete scalability with up to 254 servers per cluster, backed with asymmetric storage and computing capabilities. IT offers a single UI for managing private and public cloud across various clusters, clouds and datacenters.

Ditlev Bredahl, CEO of OnApp, said, “Our first solution, which we’re taking to market with Intel, offers more affordable, easier-to-manage and easier-to-scale private and hybrid cloud management for SMBs and enterprises. In the future, we’ll be introducing hardware-accelerated cloud and NFV, AI-enabled hybrid cloud management and more – to make OnApp the standard for enterprise cloud, too.”

The OnApp Enterprise solution will be available at as little as third of the price of competing products, per the company.

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Being based on Intel’s Data Center Blocks including Intel SSDs, Intel Xeon, Intel Server Boards and other components, the solution will be offered as a ready-to-run HCI appliance.

AI Diaz, VP and GM at Product collaboration and Systems Division, Intel, reportedly finds huge market opportunity for HCI and other multi-cloud management in the enterprise market.

He said, “As a result of the collaboration between Intel, OnApp and our partners, companies of all sizes now have an easier, more powerful and more cost-effective way to deploy and manage their own flexible, software-defined infrastructure and bring the public cloud experience to the enterprise datacenter.

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The solution has been made available now from Intel Technology Providers – MultiTech, Hammer, Iron Systems, New Era Informatique and others.

The collaborative solution will bring together OnApp’s industry-leading cloud management platform and Intel’s best-of-breed hardware, to offer enterprise cloud automation and datacenter control.