- 6 node EMC Isilon scale-out NAS storage deployed to support cloud-based DR services
- Provides SMBs with previously unaffordable enterprise-class backup and recovery systems
- Further enhances the cost-effectiveness of Core DataCloud’s cloud-based DR initiatives
LONDON, 25 MARCH 2013 — Core DataCloud, a leading UK provider of disaster recovery and business continuity solutions for small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) announced the deployment of next generation EMC© Isilon© scale-out NAS storage platforms to support its cloudbased disaster recovery services. With Isilon, Core DataCloud’s customers enjoy unrivalled 24/7/365 cloud-based protection for rapid recovery of data and applications in the event of a disaster or failure.
The 6 node Isilon storage solution, designed specifically for Core DataCloud by EMC architects to support its multi-tenancy cloud-based DR environment, delivers 200 TB of high performance scaleout capacity. The innovative EMC Isilon OneFS© operating system drives robustness, high
performance, and full data protection by automatically distributing files across all nodes to harness required resources. Integrated VMware and Hyper-V, working with Veeam backup applications, deliver customer backup and recovery processes with proven technologies.
“The deployment of Isilon allows us to exceed Service Level Agreements for existing customers, while providing the scalability and performance we need to manage our continuing dynamic growth,” Sharad Sagger, CEO, Core DataCloud says. “Our growth is being fuelled by companies who are moving away from traditional backup technologies such as tape, which can put data at risk, to Core DataCloud DR solutions that fully protect data and applications.
“Isilon enhances our services and enables us to offer SMBs robust, reliable, cost-effective and easy to use cloud-based solutions that fully protect data and applications, and that allow companies to get up and running quickly in the event of a disaster.”
Rob Anderson, Chief Technology Officer EMEA for the Isilon Products Group of EMC Corporation states, “EMC Isilon platforms are extremely well suited to serving as a highly secure and resilient data storage platform in support of disaster recovery services. Built in features including self-healing and policy based data retention technology gives progressive service provider such as Core DataCloud the ability to offer a flexible range of services to partners and customers.”