Commvault and Google Cloud partnership to support multi-cloud strategies

Multi-cloud business models will shape the future
Multi-cloud business models will shape the future.

Commvault and Google Cloud partnership to support multi-cloud strategies
Commvault and Google Cloud partnership to support multi-cloud strategies.

Commvault, an enterprise backup, recovery, archive and the cloud company has announced a partnership with Google Cloud to help enterprises leverage the range of cloud services available on one of the industry’s fastest-growing cloud platforms, Google Cloud Platform.

Commvault’s partnership with Google Cloud Platform outlines new opportunities for joint enterprise customers to scale faster, innovate easier, and more securely protect, store and use data in the cloud. By supporting all four Google Cloud Platform storage classes for content repositories – Coldline, Nearline, Regional and Multi-Regional – Commvault helps customers optimise their cloud investments by enabling them to achieve the right balance between access and cost economics of data storage.

According to a recent Commvault executive cloud survey conducted in partnership with CITO Research, 56 percent of responding organisations are cloud-only or plan to move 100 percent of their workloads to the cloud. In a separate cloud security survey commissioned by Google, research by MIT Sloan found that 75 percent of IT and business executives said data storage was their top workload deployed in the cloud today. These findings underscore the importance of cloud adoption for modernising IT processes, improving operational efficiencies and increasing business agility.

“Our enterprise customers are looking for support for their migration strategies to Google Cloud Platform,” said Adam Massey, Director of Strategic Technology Partnerships, Google Cloud. “And with that comes a requirement for comprehensive data protection. Commvault will help our customers accelerate their migration by making it easier and faster to move data to Google Cloud Platform.”

Commvault compression and global deduplication help enterprises move huge volumes of data to Google Cloud Platform. Through the strategic partnership, Commvault and Google Cloud aim to empower enterprises to transform their businesses by deploying a single solution for holistic data management, including data backup, recovery, management and e-discovery across on-premises, Google Cloud Platform and other cloud environments.

“Enterprise customers need flexibility to ensure high availability and reduced risk across their entire data infrastructure, which is why we support so many cloud storage options,” said Robert Hammer, Chairman, President and CEO, Commvault. “Our analytics on cloud usage and recent surveys continue to reinforce the increasing need for the Google Cloud Platform as a high performance, flexible and reliable option for customers. Through the power of the Commvault Data Platform, we’re helping enterprise customers in both the public and private sectors take advantage of the capabilities of Google Cloud Platform as they continue on their multi-cloud journey.”

Commvault helps Google Cloud Platform customers move, manage and use data. Commvault supports most common enterprise-class applications running inside Google Cloud Engine, including various file systems on Windows, Unix and Linux.

“The ability to use Commvault across Google Cloud Platform and our on-premises datastore backups has made it simpler and more cost-effective to protect, access and manage our information assets,” said Phil Ventimiglia, Chief Innovation Officer at Georgia State University. “This capability has helped increase our operational efficiency and advance our business continuity and disaster recovery efforts.”

Edited by Fundisiwe Maseko
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