Comtec Partners with Actifio to Solve the Twin Challenges of Data Backup and Disaster Recovery

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Comtec is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Actifio to address the root cause of exponential data growth and to provide a range of Off-site Backup and High Availability Disaster Recovery Services to UK businesses.

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Most organisations are at a stage where the data they store is growing exponentially; this has severe consequences with backup window stretching for many hours and in some instances over 24 hours. The result is questionable reliability of traditional backup methods and an impossible challenge to guarantee data availability against business driven SLAs.

“After a comprehensive search of the market, we found Actifio’s Copy Data Management approach was the most elegant way of solving the escalating data challenge,” stated Nick Claxson, Managing Director, Comtec. “Comtec plays a key role in helping organisations to design and build their IT infrastructure – our ability to address backup and data availability is key to this.”

As Actifio’s Platinum Partner in the UK, Comtec is able to help organisations to virtualise their data management through deploying Actifio’s Copy Data Management within their own IT infrastructure. Comtec have also invested in placing this core infrastructure into the Comtec Cloud to enable them to launch a fully managed electronic Backup-As-A-Service and a High-Availability Disaster Recovery service.

“Comtec’s standing in the UK market and the breadth and depth of their IT infrastructure and Datacentre expertise makes them the ideal partner for Actifio,” stated Greg Scorziello, Managing Director EMEA, Actifio. “We feel that the service proposition addresses a real need in UK businesses.”


About Comtec

Comtec is a leading specialist in the provision of IT Infrastructure, Datacentre and Communication technologies. Since 1994 we have been helping our clients address their specific business challenges by combining best in breed technologies with our unique understanding, technical competence and dedication to service.

Our ethos is simple, to deliver the best available technology with the best people. With strategic partnerships with Actifio, APC, Avaya, Cisco, HP, Microsoft and Oracle, we are able to deliver enterprise-wide solutions to our clients. Through investment in our own Datacentres and 24x7 Network Operation Centre, we are able to provide fully hosted and managed services.

About Actifio

Actifiois radically simple copy data management. Our Protection and Availability Storage (PAS) lets businesses recover anything instantly, for up to 90 percent less. PAS eliminates siloed data protection applications, virtualising data management to deliver an application-centric, SLA-driven solution that decouples the management of data from storage, network and server infrastructure.

Actifio has helped liberate IT organisations and service providers of all sizes from vendor lock-in and the management challenges associated with exploding data growth. Actifio is headquartered in Waltham, Mass, with offices around the world. For more information, please visit or email info(at)actifio(dot)com.

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Gary Coville                        
Marketing & PR                    
T: 07876 230 625                    
E: gary(dot)coville(at)cremarc(dot)com                

Nick Claxson
Managing Director
T: 0845 899 1402
E: nick(dot)claxson(at)comtec(dot)com

Comtec House                        
Albert Road North                    
Reigate Industrial Estate                
Surrey RH2 9EL
T: 0845 899 1400
E: info(at)comtec(dot)com

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