HYCU and Lenovo to Deliver Purpose-built Data Protection for Joint Nutanix Customers Worldwide
New Partnership Now Provides Award-winning HYCU for Nutanix Solutions Directly from Lenovo and Its Resellers
BOSTON, December 4, 2018 –HYCU, Inc., a pioneering enterprise software company specializing in data backup, recovery and monitoring for next-generation Enterprise Clouds, today announced a new global reseller agreement with Lenovo, (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) a Fortune 500 company and global technology leader in driving multi-cloud backup and recovery through smart infrastructure, software and solutions. This agreement will provide Nutanix customers that purchase HYCU Data Protection for Nutanix with Lenovo offerings directly from Lenovo and its resellers in a single transaction. HYCU’s integration with Lenovo solutions provides a compelling and cost-attractive data protection solution that delivers IT simplicity and multi-cloud management for the Nutanix-led data center.
“For today’s modern data center, IT organizations look for easy to deploy and use data protection solutions that maintain a great user experience. Our agreement with HYCU reinforces our customer-first approach and helps us deliver high value solutions to our customers,” said John Majeski, who leads the Software and Solutions business at Lenovo Data Center Group. “Our experience shows that our customers want IT simplicity while gaining maximum value from their infrastructure solutions. HYCU’s solutions deliver both IT simplicity and multi-cloud data protection and when combined with Lenovo solutions, and Nutanix, accelerate the move to the multi-cloud data center while maximizing cost.”
With HYCU, Lenovo customers gain the industry’s first and only purpose-built data protection and back-up software solution for Nutanix IT environments by using HYCU Data Protection for Nutanix’s easy to deploy and manage software solution.
“Today’s enterprises need data protection solutions that are easy to use and deploy, are automated, can be delivered as a service and work in multi-cloud environments,” said Simon Taylor, CEO, HYCU, Inc. “Our partnership with Lenovo is solid proof in how HYCU is helping joint customers back-up and recover critical application data without needing unnecessary software licenses or redundant infrastructure. This is also a reflection of the adoption of HYCU as the emerging backup and recovery platform of choice for Nutanix customers.”
HYCU Data Protection for Nutanix delivers the following benefits and capabilities:
- Software only solution that runs right on a Nutanix cluster
- Automated, configuration-free application discovery, application aware backup and recovery
- Prism like look & feel and a hypervisor-agnostic architecture to protect Nutanix and non-Nutanix virtualized environments
- 90% faster Nutanix Files, formerly AFS, backup that is impact free and agentless
- WAN-free backup for Remote Office Branch Office (ROBO) sites eliminates WAN network bandwidth by up to 50%
- Application aware storage level snapshots not just for efficient backup, but also for rapid, infrastructure free recovery
- Human understandable data protection policies that assures SLO compliance
- Full deployment right from Nutanix CALM Marketplace
“Today’s data centers require robust and service level-oriented data protection solutions. The availability of HYCU for Nutanix on Lenovo offerings will provide a robust combination for customers. From a market perspective, we see organizations looking for eco-system optimizations for their data protection initiatives,” said Christophe Bertrand, senior analyst, Data Protection at ESG. “This newest partnership by Lenovo and HYCU is focused at the growing number of Nutanix customers looking to deploy Nutanix Enterprise Cloud that need a tightly integrated data protection solution. The inherent characteristics of this solution support business and IT objectives: agentless, application-focused, and easy to deploy and use.”
The new reseller agreement is currently available to any Lenovo and HYCU partner. Additional information is available at https://www.hycu.com/partners/reseller-program/.
HYCU makes it easy to thrive in a hyper-simple, hyper-converged world. The pioneering enterprise software company specializes in data backup, recovery and monitoring for hyper-converged infrastructures (HCI). Headquartered in Boston, Mass., HYCU harnesses 25 years of sophisticated IT experience, insights from over one million users, and work with more than 25,000 customers, more than 10 ISVs and 350 employees to create a deep and unrivaled well of industry expertise. The result is unsurpassed alignment with industry leaders and a formidable competitive advantage in the Enterprise Cloud space. HYCU’s flagship product, a purpose-built backup and recovery solution for Nutanix, is acclaimed in the industry and features performance and value that are unmatched. To learn more about HYCU, visit www.hycu.com, follow @hycuinc and connect with us on LinkedIn.
Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) is a US$45 billion Fortune Global 500 company and a global technology leader in driving Intelligent Transformation through smart devices and infrastructure that create the best user experience. Lenovo manufactures one of the world’s widest portfolio of connected products, including smartphones (Motorola), tablets, PCs (ThinkPad, Yoga, Lenovo Legion) and workstations as well as AR/VR devices and smart home/office solutions. Lenovo’s data center solutions (ThinkSystem, ThinkAgile) are creating the capacity and computing power for the connections that are changing business and society. Lenovo works to inspire the difference in everyone and build a smarter future where everyone thrives. Follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Weibo, read about the latest news via our Storyhub, or visit our website at http://www.lenovo.com.
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