CA Technologies Drive to Recruit Microsoft Partners for ARCserve Windows Azure on-Demand Solutions
Core News Facts
1. CA Technologies has embarked on a drive to recruit Microsoft partners to sell its new CA ARCserve D2D On Demand solution, which is built on the Microsoft Windows Azure Cloud Platform
2. Joint CA Technologies and Microsoft solution meets growing global demand for rapidly deployable, subscription-based data protection solutions
3. CA Technologies recently demonstrated new hybrid data protection solution at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Los Angeles, CA, USA
4. CA Technologies is a Microsoft Gold Partner
Ditton Park 18 July 2011 – CA Technologies (NASDAQ:CA) has kicked off a recruitment drive to attract partners wishing to add CA Technologies new ARCserve D2D On Demand data protection solutions to their cloud-based IT management portfolio.
“This new cloud offering is part of CA Technologies strategy to help different sizes of business that need a simple, cost effective data protection solution that address the top three concerns of risk, cost and time when protecting their data on premise or in the cloud. ARCserve D2D On Demand address these concerns by providing a low, predictable and transparent monthly operating expense that includes complete software access for both local and cloud data protection functionality,” said Chris Ross, Vice President EMEA & Asia-Pacific, Data Management CSU, CA Technologies “ARCserve D2D On Demand offers true hybrid data protection that allows customers to protect systems and data both locally for fast, simple recovery and off-premise, where critical data files are protected in the Azure cloud storage for complete offsite disaster recovery. The combination of the CA ARCserve technology and Microsoft’s Windows Azure cloud platform enables CA Technologies to offer the Microsoft partner community a scalable, feature-rich, and fully configurable resource for the fast-growing management services market.” he added.
CA Technologies use of Microsoft’s Windows Azure platform for this new solution extends a working relationship between the two companies that has been providing high-value innovation to customers for more than 20 years. The Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, that took place last week in the US, was the ideal gateway for partners to road-test the technology, register for an on demand trial, and ultimately join the world-class CA Technologies partner community.
CA Technologies announced an agreement with Microsoft in May 2011 to offer customers its industry-leading CA ARCserve data protection technology as a software-as-a-service (SaaS) offering using Microsoft’s Windows Azure cloud platform. The new cloud offering, scheduled for availability in the second half of this year, is part of CA Technologies strategy for bringing rapidly deployable, easy-to-own IT management solutions to market. This solution will be especially attractive in situations where conventional, internally deployed backup-and-restore systems and software implementation may be less financially or operationally appealing, such as small businesses or remote offices that lack the necessary on-site IT staff. The announcement also underscores the shared commitment of CA Technologies and Microsoft to the continued expansion of the cloud market.
For more information on the CA ARCserve D2D On Demand solution, built on the Microsoft Windows Azure Cloud Platform, please visit http://www.arcserve.com/gb
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