Quantum's Q-Cloud Protect: Smart Solution for Data Protection Now Available on AWS Marketplace

By CIOReview | Monday, January 18, 2016
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FREMONT, CA: Quantum Corporation, a data protection and recovery expert has announced the availability of Q-Cloud Protect on Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace. When it comes to data recovery after a local disaster; organizations across the globe prefer the best services available option in the market. With the implementation of Q-Cloud Protect on AWS, data can be deduplicated and stored securely on the cloud.

Quantum is a proficient service provider of storage, data protection and archive, presenting a plethora of smart solutions for capturing, preserving and sharing digital resources over the entire data lifecycle. The company offers high quality tape and software solutions for virtual, cloud and physical domains.

Q-Cloud Protect is a virtual deduplication tool which works with Quantum DXi systems to deliver disaster recovery solution and hybrid-cloud backup functionality for the organizations. On-premises DXi (virtual or physical) system provides fast local restores to obtain data out of the public cloud with minimum associated cost. The data here is processed to be deduplicated before replication and encrypted back to avoid loss of data under any circumstances. Transferring data to AWS using Q-Cloud Protect reduces transmission costs by 90% or more.

"Many of our customers face a mandate to start using the cloud, and it can be hard to know where to begin. Q-Cloud Protect enables them to start using the cloud for off-site disaster recovery, directly integrating it with their existing infrastructure while taking advantage of cloud economics." said Robert Clark, Senior Vice President, Product Operations, Quantum.

Q-Cloud Protect is licensed on an hourly basis allowing the customers to pay for cloud resources they actually use. The capital expenses associated with hardware at the DR site are eliminated effectively. It deploys Quantum’ proprietary variable-length deduplication engine as a key factor to reduce expenses with better data reduction.

"For companies with a single site looking to protect their business against localized disasters, or who are eliminating tape for off-site protection, especially with a hybrid-cloud approach to backup and DR, Q-Cloud Protect is a great option." said Robert Kelly, CEO and Founder, Partners Data Systems Inc.