Xterity Cloud Service and Renaissance partner for DRaaS
24 February 2015 | 0
Cloud services provider Xterity Cloud Services, has partnered with Renaissance Contingency Services to provide a Disaster Recovery as a service (DRaaS) solution to be sold through IT resellers.
Xterity will provide the DRaaS, while Renaissance will provide on-premise back-up as a service to ensure users have a full end-to-end business continuity solution. By coupling cloud-based DR with a physical on-premise NAS solution, Xterity said that users are guaranteed safety of data, negating the usual risks associated with alternative data storage and back-up methods.
“Over the past few years, we’ve seen a regular cadence of major outages within well-known organisations, stopping the flow of business and leading to massive revenue loss, customer dissatisfaction and negative brand recognition for each,” said Michael Conway, director, Renaissance. “Continuity of service is a major concern for all organisations today, therefore, having a reliable Disaster Recovery solution to protect against Internet disruptions is a top priority and we are thrilled to provide the security and peace of mind needed with the Xterity DRaaS solution.”
Xterity has made it possible for MSPs like ourselves to quickly add cloud to our services portfolio, and beyond that address users’ hesitance to move to the cloud by ensuring security and continuity of services to our customers
Without having to build or manage their own cloud infrastructure, Xterity said that its cloud solution enables resellers to instantly offer end users top-tier cloud services that deliver unmatched reliability, flexibility and service levels. With the addition of this new DRaaS solution, channel resellers can deliver business continuity in the event of major disaster or disruption to meet end users’ demands for reliability and availability.
“The preference among enterprises to work through channel partners has really opened the cloud services market up to the channel,” said Conway. “Xterity has made it possible for MSPs like ourselves to quickly add cloud to our services portfolio, and beyond that address users’ hesitance to move to the cloud by ensuring security and continuity of services to our customers.”
The new DRaaS solution, say the partners, provides a host of benefits. There is the advantage of local presence through infrastructure in data centre locations near users that provides best in class performance and ‘in-country’ data protections. Enterprise-class service level agreements are provided, backed by uptime guarantees and credits that start after just 4 minutes of downtime per month. The value proposition is compelling, as the wholesale model allows resellers to earn better margins while providing their customers with the lowest prices. Finally, there is simplicity through the intuitiveness of the portal, with its fully integrated workflows and business processes, means operators require minimal training. This translates to faster time to solution for the end user and faster time to revenue for the partners.
“As more and more organisations turn to MSPs as trusted partners to provide hosted cloud solutions, our goal is to help them successfully deliver the cloud services their customers are looking for,” said Gerry Murray, Xterity. “Beyond the need for basic cloud services and meeting service level agreements, companies have real security and business continuity issues. With such strict requirements and direct needs, we are glad to provide a solution to our reseller channel that will have an immediate impact.”