Veeam Software has partnered with Lenovo on the new Lenovo TruScale Backup-as-a-Service (BaaS) solution. As the first data protection solution added to TruScale, Veeam states the company will provide Lenovo users with ‘pay as you go’ BaaS via Lenovo’s Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) platform.
The unified solution is designed to modernise enterprises’ data protection strategy, help manage exploding data volumes, and handle the increasing performance and multi-workload availability demands of today's infrastructure, while also lowering total cost of ownership (TCO) with a flexible cost model.
John Jester, Chief Revenue Officer at Veeam, says, “From resource constraints to ransomware attacks, IT organisations are faced with the constant risk of downtime and data loss. As a leader of modern data protection, we’re proud to be a part of Lenovo TruScale to deliver expert-built and managed BaaS and Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS).
"This new Veeam and Lenovo solution will help enterprises reduce the complexity of modernising their data protection strategy from legacy solutions and ensure confidence in the protection of their data. They can focus on what matters most - their customers, innovation and strategic initiatives to propel their business forward.”
The new enterprise-level modern data protection leverages Lenovo Thinksystem Servers and DE, DM Storage series combined with Veeam Backup & Replication. This optimised solution for daily IT requirements maximises availability and simplicity with highly efficient performance and robust data management.
Key capabilities of Lenovo TruScale Backup-as-a-Service (BaaS) with Veeam include:
- Reliable Recovery: Reduce time spent managing and operating with lower TCO; Verified recoverability and reduced downtime; Dependable data access and data re-use.
- Digital Resiliency: Rapid and flexible recoveries; disaster recovery; ransomware resiliency.
- Protection for Data Center, Edge and Cloud: Consistent protection across any environment; data mobility and protection across clouds; reduced cost and complexity.
- Data Sovereignty: primary storage target on-site for regulatory compliance and full control.
Dale Aultman, TruScale and Managed Services, Solutions and Services Group, Lenovo, says, “We are excited to have Veeam as a key element of the Lenovo TruScale platform to help customers accelerate their digital transformation and innovate faster. Lenovo TruScale delivers the devices, infrastructure, services and solutions, from pocket to cloud, that our customers need, with the simplicity and flexibility of a scalable consumption model.
"Veeam is the first data protection partner being added to TruScale for Data Management portfolio, allowing customers to control their data while letting Lenovo manage the infrastructure. This partnership provides customers with robust and reliable data protection and data loss prevention, future-proofing their businesses as they digitalise.”
Christophe Bertrand of ESG comments, “Lenovo and Veeam have developed a successful alliance based on providing infrastructure and data resilience to many enterprises around the world.
"This BaaS announcement is significant as it further extends the partnership in a way that gives end-users more very timely options to consume and leverage both companies’ respective technologies against a backdrop of heightened data loss events and cyber-risks.”
TruScale Backup-as-a-Service with Veeam general availability is expected in 2023 via Lenovo.