Commvault and Oracle just announced an expanded strategic partnership to offer Data Management as a Service (DMaaS) from Metallic, a Commvault venture, on Oracle’s Cloud Infrastructure (OCI).
At a time when enterprise organisations and their data management teams are grappling with seemingly endless increases in cyber security & data protection risks, this expanded partnership between Commvault and Oracle brings very welcome and timely relief with regard to data management when it is most needed.
Commvault state that this expanded partnership forms part of their multi-cloud strategy, to offer their Metallic data management solutions as consumption based cloud services on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) in all global commercial OCI regions, with the aim of accelerating enterprise hybrid cloud adoption, as part of Commvault’s continued support for customer’s hybrid and multi cloud journeys, and that this expansion includes joint roadmap planning and go to market, as well as expanded Metallic support for the Oracle ecosystem.
For data management professionals, combating ransomware and cyber attacks is in effect their “new normal” – Metallic DMaaS on OCI now offers a mission critical “as a service” solution suite designed to help those tasked with protecting enterprise data from corruption, unauthorised access, and other threats, seamlessly back up their digital footprint in any consumption model, from cloud-native to on-premises workloads, including databases, virtual machines, Kubernetes, as well as file and object storage.
Organisations looking to focus on their core business, by selecting the best partners of choice to address increasing requirements for data management and data protection, can now include the combined strengths of Commvault and Oracle with world class data management offerings and capabilities in enterprise data management, knowing both come with long established proven track records in this space.
Of this expanded partnership, Clay Magouyrk, executive vice president, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure said, “We’re excited to partner with Commvault and enable our customers to restore and recover their most mission-critical cloud data. Data protection and compliance requirements are necessities in today’s business environment, which is why we’re confident that OCI’s built-in, always-on security features combined with Metallic DMaaS will provide additional peace of mind for our joint customers.”
This expanded partnership now sees the Metallic DMaaS solution available to Commvalt customers across major cloud platforms from Microsoft, Amazon and now Oracle. By adding support for protecting OCI workloads and writing to OCI Storage, Metallic’s data protection now spans OCI Virtual Machines (VMs); Oracle Databases; and the Oracle Container Engine.
Additionally, Oracle Linux is available to over 400,000 Oracle enterprise customers and over 100,000 customers who have relied on Commvault technology and are looking to leverage Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to protect their mission-critical data.
As a member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork, Commvault will jointly market and sell Metallic DMaaS with Oracle in an alliance that will accelerate Metallic’s global expansion efforts. Metallic DMaaS is available in the Oracle Cloud Marketplace.
Sanjay Mirchandani, president and chief executive officer at Commvault, said of the expanded partnership, “Resilience has never been more critical than it is today, our partnership gives customers the trusted industry-leading solutions they need to rein in data sprawl and protect their data in an unrelenting threat landscape. All while accelerating their critical cloud journeys.”
Key benefits this expanded partnership offers Commvault & Oracle customers include:
• Speeds up cloud adoption for data protection & backup copies, driving data to OCI
• Increases ease of data mobility, making it simpler for customers to securely move VMs and apps to OCI
• Provides seamless protection of OCI workloads to OCI, with single pane of glass management across full data estate
• Offers secure backup from both Ransomware and Malware
• Provides secure air-gapped ransomware protection, with encryption built-in
• Offers flexible options to meet long and short-term data retention needs with OCI Standard and OCI Infrequent storage tier backup targets for Metallic DMaaS
• Delivers a simple single pane of glass management of Purchase, Add, and Apply, making administration easy
This newly announced expanded partnership now sees Metallic and OCI offer solutions to help Commvault & Oracle enterprise customers accelerate their OCI transition, and protect critical data assets in the cloud and across their entire data estate, with a broad range of price-performance options, built-in enhanced security, and simplified recovery and management for hybrid environments.
Further information about Metallic DMaaS on Oracle Cloud is available from: https://bit.ly/metallic-oci