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CommVault Simpana to run alongside NaviSite IaaS offerings

US managed-service provider opts for data-protection suite as cost-cutting measure

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CommVault this week announced an arrangement with Time Warner Cable subsidiary NaviSite to deploy Commvault's data-protection solution, Simpana, as part of NaviSite's NaviCloud portfolio.

US-based NaviSite specialises in enterprise-level hosting, managed applications, managed messaging and managed cloud services. CommVault will provide data protection and management capabilities for customers using NaviCloud Director, an enterprise cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) solution. 

"Our clients come to us for solutions that can readily scale to meet their enterprise-level requirements, while reducing risk and providing value back to the business," said David Grimes, chief technology officer, NaviSite. "Simpana software... provides... multiple point products we were evaluating within a single solution... providing a great degree of flexibility for our clients, while resulting in less complexity and costs for our internal organisations."

"CommVault Simpana software provides the data protection, recoverability and pay-as-you-go licensing options NaviSite requires to deliver high availability and access to business-critical applications that meet customer-service-level requirements," said Paul McClure, chief technologist, cloud solutions group, CommVault.