Arrow ECS Adds Geminare BC/DR Offerings to North America Fusion Cloud Program
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (Nov. 2, 2011) –Arrow Enterprise Computing Solutions, a business segment of Arrow Electronics Inc. [NYSE: ARW], today announced it has expanded its portfolio of cloud-based business continuity and disaster recovery offerings in North America with the addition of Geminare’s online Managed Data Protection Services suite.
Geminare is a market leader in delivering recovery-as-a-service solutions to the cloud computing market. Its focus is on providing continuous application availability to the midmarket. Geminare was the first to launch an enterprise-class solution for the small- and medium-sized enterprise market.
Geminare’s backup and archiving solutions provide the unique ability to store data on virtually any public or private cloud storage platform. The diversity of the suite enables customers to tailor their BC/DR solution to suit their needs, whether they require continuous uptime for mission-critical systems or compliance with data-storage regulatory mandates.
“Concerns about external threats and operational risks are prompting businesses of all sizes to look for effective business-continuity solutions. Many SMBs (small medium-sized businesses) struggle to find cost-effective IT resources to adequately prepare for, and address, disruptions to their businesses,” said Lee Fawcett, vice president of the Fusion program. “Our cloud data protection portfolio offers managed-service solutions that are continuously available and ensure that operations stay up and running, with no downtime during system failures, offering enterprise-class reliability regardless of the organization’s size.”
The Arrow ECS BC/DR services are monitored and managed through a multitiered web-based portal that features the tools and infrastructure necessary to manage all services from a single sign-on interface. With visibility, control, reporting and billing capabilities, solution providers and their customers can manange their entire cloud-based backup and recovery environment from one location.
“We are thrilled that Arrow ECS has chosen Geminare to enhance its cloud-based BC/DR portfolio,” said Joshua Geist, CEO for Geminare. “We look forward to working with Arrow ECS to connect solution providers and their customers who are seeking scalable and affordable BC/DR solutions through Geminare’s data protection services.”
For further information about Arrow ECS’ Fusion cloud offerings, visit http://ecs.arrow.com/fusion/cloud.html.
ABOUT ARROW ENTERPRISE COMPUTING SOLUTIONS
Arrow ECS, a business segment of Arrow Electronics Inc. [NYSE: ARW], provides enterprise and midrange computing products, services and solutions to value-added resellers, system integrators, and independent software vendors. Based in Englewood, Colo., and with offices in 29 countries, Arrow ECS connects its customers to the world’s foremost technology suppliers. Arrow ECS reported $5.6 billion in global enterprise computing solution sales in 2010. Visit ecs.arrow.com for more information.
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