Solution Provider Provides Modern Backup Solution for Virtualized Storage Systems

NEW YORK, NY – October 14, 2015 — / — Enterprise customers looking for a more reliable and easier-to-access solution than tapes and optical media for their data backups and restores now have a new, modern option available. Logicalis US, an international IT solutions and managed services provider (, today announced Backup-as-a-Service (BUaaS), the latest offering in its portfolio of managed services, which offers organizations the ability to back up and restore as much, or as little, data as necessary to a fast and secure, enterprise-grade cloud managed by Logicalis. With this BUaaS offering, Logicalis will design, install and manage an on-premise Veeam backup solution as well as provide the cloud target for off-site storage.

“Our Logicalis Backup-as-a-Service offering is perfect for IT customers looking for a modern system for backing up their virtualized systems that they can restore quickly and do so in a cost-effective manner,” says Brian Day, Senior Director of Cloud Services, Logicalis US. “BUaaS, which is part of Logicalis’ managed services portfolio, is designed to meet the needs of busy enterprise customers. Our other protection-related managed services include Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) and Cloud Storage for Backup.”

The new Logicalis Backup-as-a-Service offering integrates industry-leading compression, de-duplication, encryption and WAN acceleration with highly scalable, reliable, fast and affordable cloud storage to deliver the type of performance enterprise customers are used to achieving in their on-site data centers. The service has been optimized for enterprise-grade workloads and can lower costs by up to 30 percent over disk- or tape-based systems. Data sets are compressed by 10 to 30 times, on average, to speed transmission and reduce storage costs.

In addition, the Logicalis BUaaS solution ensures that the whole system is managed and can quickly recover critical data on demand. A seamless connection between their data locations and Logicalis’ cloud services helps organizations back up and restore so they can securely retrieve any amount of data – anytime and from anywhere on the Web. The solution is designed to support VMWare and Hyper-V virtualized storage environments.

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About Logicalis
Logicalis is an international IT solutions and managed services provider with a breadth of knowledge and expertise in communications and collaboration; data center and cloud services; and managed services.

Logicalis employs over 4,000 people worldwide, including highly trained service specialists who design, deploy and manage complex IT infrastructures to meet the needs of over 6,500 corporate and public sector customers. To achieve this, Logicalis maintains strong partnerships with technology leaders such as Cisco, HP, IBM, EMC, NetApp, Microsoft, VMware and ServiceNow on an international basis. It has specialized solutions for enterprise and medium-sized companies in vertical markets covering financial services, TMT (telecommunications, media and technology), education, healthcare, retail, government, manufacturing and professional services, helping customers benefit from cutting-edge technologies in a cost-effective way.

The Logicalis Group has annualized revenues of over $1.5 billion from operations in Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific and is one of the leading IT and communications solution integrators specializing in the areas of advanced technologies and services.

The Logicalis Group is a division of Datatec Limited, listed on the Johannesburg and London AIM Stock Exchanges, with revenues of over $6 billion.

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