US-based data protection and data management software company Commvault is rolling out its Metallic ‘Data Management as a Service’ (DMaaS) solutions in Qatar to provide enterprises with centralized storage for disparate data sources.
Metallic’s enterprise-grade portfolio includes cloud-based solutions for safeguarding a broad range of workloads from SaaS applications like Office 365 to VMs and containers, enterprise databases, endpoints, and more. With this expanded availability, customers are now better able to seamlessly address growing business concerns around cost, scalability, and security as they manage data across increasingly complex hybrid cloud environments, drive compliance and protect against growing cyber threats.
Metallic has been engineered to offer industry-leading data protection in support of customers’ Data Sovereignty and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance efforts. To be GDPR compliant, companies must meet strict standards for accountability, security, confidentiality, and resilience.
“We are excited to introduce businesses in Qatar to our award-winning Metallic Data Management as a Service (DMaaS) solutions. Our full suite of Metallic solutions is designed to help companies accelerate their move to the cloud. With recent increases in work from home practices, Metallic provides unmatched flexibility with a breadth of enterprise workload support and rapid pace of innovation, which ensures that customer data is protected. Following an incredible reception of Metallic in the region earlier this year, we look forward to providing our customers in Qatar with enterprise-grade, industry-leading data protection solutions.”
Metallic offerings deliver the capability to monitor compliance policies and the amount and types of data stored, providing users with the expertise and capabilities to fulfill stringent GDPR compliance obligations. Through a tight engineering collaboration with Microsoft, Metallic can integrate Microsoft Azure’s secure and compliant platform offerings and tools that help to address GDPR compliance at a foundational level.
Commenting on the collaboration, Ms. Lana Khalaf, Microsoft Country General Manager, Qatar noted that, “I am proud to expand our collaboration with Commvault in Qatar, and I look forward to the introduction of Metallic in the market. The solution, which combines Commvault’s data management and Microsoft Azure’s infrastructure and platform services, will equip customers with the right tools to protect their most critical asset – their data.”
Commvault has an extensive customer community in Qatar and the wider region, including MEEZA, Bein Sports, Al Jazeera, Emirates Steel, Dubai Police, and Dubai Municipality in UAE, as well as leading players in regional Telco, Finance, Government and Education sectors, including Saudi Telecom Company (STC) and Jeddah University in KSA, Garanti Bank and DenizBank in Turkey as well as Blue Label Telecoms in South Africa.