VMblog, August 23rd, 2018
ClearSky Data, provider of on-demand backup and DR as a service, today 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. 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.
Laz Vekiarides, chief technology officer and co-founder of ClearSky Data, said, "ClearSky Data gives VMware Cloud on AWS customers the complete reliability and redundancy they know and trust from their on-premises environments with all of the benefits of cloud-based backup. ClearSky's fully managed service simplifies backup storage, improves recovery times and natively extends to the cloud, delivering seamless onsite and offsite copies of data, accessible anywhere it's needed."