10.11.2010 - Datacastle and COMPUTERLINKS Partner to Bring Hosted Backup and Endpoint Data Protection to the UK Channel
Seattle – October 11, 2010 – Datacastle, a market leader for business resiliency solutions for the mobile workforce, announced today that COMPUTERLINKS UK, the next generation distributor of IT security and Internet technology solutions, has selected Datacastle RED to power its new ALVEA Managed Secure Backup service. COMPUTERLINKS UK Ltd is part of the COMPUTERLINKS Group, which serves thousands of resellers in 19 countries across the globe.
COMPUTERLINKS UK’s ALVEA Managed Secure Backup service offers resellers an easy to deploy managed laptop, tablet and desktop backup solution to deliver resilient endpoint data protection to their customers. With the growth of workforce mobility, increasingly stringent regulations for securing endpoint data, and the rising cost of data breaches, providing simple, secure solutions to their customers is more important than ever for resellers.
“Securing and safe-guarding company data is a vital part of the service resellers are asked to provide their clients,” said David Ellis, director of new technologies and services at COMPUTERLINKS. “By partnering with Datacastle to offer a managed service as part of our next generation distribution model, we are giving resellers the means to grow their revenue streams with minimal effort or investment on their part.”
Datacastle’s comprehensive partner marketing program and support enabled COMPUTERLINKS UK to significantly reduce the time required to bring the new ALVEA Managed Secure Backup service to the UK channel market.
“The Datacastle RED solution and partner program is designed to minimize upfront investment and maximize time to market for the channel,” said Ron Faith, president and CEO of Datacastle. “ALVEA Managed Secure Backup service, running on the Microsoft Azure platform, enabled COMPUTERLINKS UK to deliver a comprehensive, easy to implement, cloud-based backup and endpoint data protection solution for laptops, tablets and desktops.”
Datacastle makes an organization’s mobile workforce resilient to the unexpected. Listed in Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Storage Technologies, 2010, Datacastle RED turns vulnerable business information into a resilient, managed business asset. Datacastle empowers IT to enforce data policies and exceed compliance requirements. To learn more about Datacastle RED, visit our website or follow us on Twitter.
COMPUTERLINKS is a next generation distributor of IT security and network performance technology, providing UK and Irish channel partners with reliable, supported solutions from world-leading hardware and software providers. Concentrating on dynamic technologies such as cloud computing and virtualization, it provides a comprehensive and complementary product portfolio, backed by an extensive range of knowledge-based professional and managed services. COMPUTERLINKS is 100 percent committed to the two-tier channel and delivers profitable growth to its partners and competitive advantage to their customers by providing a full-service package of technical, sales and marketing support, practical training and efficient logistics. The company currently has over 550 employees operating across 19 countries worldwide. For more information, visit www.computerlinks.co.uk.
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