Latest industry recognition underscores iland’s leadership in delivering cloud-based backup and disaster recovery solutions
HOUSTON – January 20, 2016 – iland, a global enterprise cloud hosting provider, today announced it has been selected as the 2015 Service Provider of the Year by Veeam® Software, the innovative provider of solutions that deliver Availability for the Always-On Enterprise™. This award further validates iland’s leading cloud-based backup and disaster recovery services, extending the company’s array of accolades from customers, partners and top industry analysts.
The winners of the 2015 Veeam Impact Partner Awards™ were announced at Veeam’s 2016 North American sales kickoff in Atlanta, GA on January 20, 2016. These inaugural awards recognize North American Veeam ProPartners who have not only demonstrated success in providing Veeam Availability solutions to their customers, but also have provided first-class support, expert knowledge, continued product education, and a true Veeam strategy incorporated into their business.
“Now more than ever, companies around the globe are turning to cloud-based backup and disaster recovery as go-to solutions to protect business, but the majority quickly find that not all services are created equal,” said Dante Orsini, senior vice president of business development at iland. “We’re proud to be named Veeam’s Service Provider of the Year, because it puts a spotlight on our differentiated approach to customer service as well as our overall commitment to giving companies the fast, secure and cost-effective solutions they need to safeguard against the unexpected.”
With iland Cloud Backup using Veeam Cloud Connect, companies can securely and reliably back up local VMware and Hyper-V workloads to iland’s global enterprise cloud infrastructure. Complementing the backup offering, iland Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service with Veeam enables companies to take protection even further, providing full and partial fail-over of VMs, encryption in-motion and at-rest, self-service testing, built-in network extension functionality, and easy configuration via Veeam Availability Suite v9.
“We are excited to recognize and honor iland as the Veeam Service Provider of the Year,” said Jim Tedesco, senior vice president of North American sales at Veeam. “Our partnership with iland has enabled us to provide Veeam Availability solutions to our joint customers, empowering them to meet the ongoing demands of the 24/7, Always-On Business™. We extend our congratulations to iland and look forward to an even more successful 2016.”
iland has also been ranked in the top five of all four uses cases of Gartner, Inc.’s 2015 “Critical Capabilities for Disaster Recovery as a Service.”* The use cases include Production and Application Data Recovery, Mission-Critical Workload Recovery, Extended Recovery Operations and Managed Service Failover.
iland is ranked as a leader in Forrester Research, Inc.’s report entitled, “The Forrester Wave™: Disaster-Recovery-As-A-Service Providers, Q1 2014.” In the research firm’s evaluation, iland received the highest scores possible for its core DRaaS offerings, recovery objective capabilities, platform and application support, data resiliency and risk mitigation, security, value proposition and vision, as well as pricing, service levels and contract terms.
iland has also achieved the Cisco Powered Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) designation under the Cisco® Cloud and Managed Services Advanced Certification.
With data centers in the U.S., U.K. and Singapore, iland delivers the only enterprise cloud solutions in the market today with true innovation, transparency, intelligent management and advanced security built in. iland’s technology and consultative approach mean anyone–regardless of expertise, location or business objective–can experience the benefits of a hassle-free cloud. From scaling production workloads, to supporting testing and development, to disaster recovery, iland’s secure cloud and decades of experience translate into unmatched service. Underscoring the strength of its platform, the company has been recognized as VMware’s Service Provider Partner of the Year, Global and Americas; is part of the Cisco Cloud Managed Service Provider Program for IaaS and DRaaS; and partners with other industry leaders including Zerto and Veeam. Visit iland.com.
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Source: *Gartner “Critical Capabilities for Disaster Recovery as a Service” by John Morency, Christine Tenneson December 15, 2015.
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