IIJ and Rackspace join NetApp's expanded partner ecosystem
By Asia Cloud Forum staff 15-Mar-2011
US-based storage and data management solutions provider NetApp today announced to collaborate with a number of service providers to help customers migrate their IT infrastructure to a shared and cloud-based one.
NetApp's newly expanded partner ecosystem includes service providers including Rackspace Hosting, Internet Initiative Japan, Terremark, Logicalis, BlueFire, Interactive, Iron Mountain, Siemens IT Solutions and Services, and Quest Software.
Together, NetApp and these service providers will offer a range of cloud services, including application development and testing, backup, collaboration, desktop, disaster recovery, infrastructure, messaging, storage, and SAP application-based services to help enterprises reduce costs and enhance agility.
Kokichi Matsumoto, Internet Initiative Japan's executive officer, said, "Secure multi-tenancy capabilities allow simultaneous access to storage for multiple users without compromising security. Integrated data protection assures backup and recovery to meet our customers' stringent recovery point and recovery time objectives."