JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA – 28 January 2015 — / — South African cloud distributor Cloud On Demand is pleased to announce it is now a distributor for global data protection company Druva in sub-Saharan Africa.

In light of the announcement, Cloud On Demand partners and resellers can now take advantage of on-premises and global cloud backup and protection offerings right here in South Africa.

“Our relationship with Druva adds a value component to our overall cloud portfolio offering and we are looking forward to providing these key services and products to the partners of Tarsus, SecureData and MB Technologies that are in our network,” states Jonathan Kropf, CEO at Cloud On Demand. “We are also looking forward to assisting the company in developing, growing and establishing a healthy channel throughout sub-Sahara Africa.”

In order to fast-track its ability to deliver on the growing data protection and backup demands of its existing customers, Cloud On Demand has already rolled out and set up a local cloud offering of Druva, for customers concerned about POPI and data sovereignty, to leverage with immediate effect.

Druva is the leader in protecting and governing data at the edge, providing organisations with visibility and control of their data in a time when organisations are increasingly mobile and distributed. Druva’s solutions are used by over 3 200 global customers and prevent data loss and address governance, compliance, and e-discovery needs on laptops, servers, and smart devices.

“We see a great opportunity for Druva’s data protection and governance solutions in the sub-Saharan African market, and Cloud On Demand is an ideal distribution partner for us in the region,” added Rick Powles, Regional Vice-President for Druva, EMEA. “With our industry-leading solutions, coupled with Cloud On Demand’s expertise and extensive relationships in the region, we are very much looking forward to developing our presence and building a successful channel business in the region.”

About Druva
Druva is the leader in data protection and governance at the edge, bringing visibility and control to business information in the increasingly mobile and distributed enterprise. Built for public and private clouds, Druva’s award-winning inSync and Phoenix solutions prevent data loss and address governance, compliance, and eDiscovery needs on laptops, smart-devices and remote servers. As the industry’s fastest growing edge data protection provider, Druva is trusted by over 3,000 global organizations on over 3 million devices. Learn more at and join the conversation at

About Cloud On Demand
Cloud On Demand is a South African cloud vendor and hybrid cloud enablement partner. The company is 100% channel focused and provides its resellers a platform, complementary applications and solutions to assist their end-user customers with embracing the benefits of cloud technology. Cloud On Demand’s customers are made up of partners deploying cloud solutions for their customers, and even service providers taking cloud solutions to a broader customer base and partner channel. The company is majority owned by Tarsus Technologies’ parent company, MB Technologies.

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