ClearSky Data announces native, cloud-based backup for VMware cloud

ClearSky Data, provider of on-demand backup and DR as a service, has announced its support for VMware Cloud on AWS, which delivers a highly scalable, secure and resilient service that allows organizations to seamlessly migrate and extend their on-premises VMware vSphere-based environments to the AWS Cloud running on next-generation Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) bare metal infrastructure, the company said.

As one of the first partners to provide backup with native VMware Cloud on AWS integration, ClearSky Data lets VMware Cloud on AWS customers protect all their data in the cloud exactly as they do on-premises — without replication or egress fees, and with on-demand access from anywhere.

VMware Cloud on AWS provides connectivity to the ClearSky Data fully managed service for cost-effective, enterprise-grade backup and disaster recovery (DR) in the cloud. Customers achieve better backup with predictable costs, limitless capacity and access anywhere, while reducing their total cost of ownership (TCO) by more than 50 percent.

ClearSky´s on-demand backup and DR service is enabled through its Cloud Edge appliance, which can be co-located in AWS to provide on-demand primary storage services with built-in offsite backup and disaster recovery. With a single, durable copy of data that can be accessed anywhere, no egress fees and unlimited capacity, customers can now quickly and confidently move their enterprise workloads to VMware Cloud on AWS.

ClearSky Data delivers on-demand offsite backup and disaster recovery (DR) as a single service. Enterprises pay for their data once and gain access to it anywhere it´s needed — on-premises or in the cloud. IT is empowered to stop doing backup, replication and DR, and to access all data as if it were local, with on-demand scaling and agility. ClearSky Data delivers data where it´s needed, enterprise-ready and fully optimized to eliminate the cost and data center footprint of traditional storage solutions. For more information, follow ClearSky (@clearskydata) or visit http://www.clearskydata.com/.