HCL Infosystems partners with Sanovi to offer Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS)

sanovi[New Delhi, India] – 25 June 2013: HCL Infosystems Ltd, India’s premier Services and ICT Systems Integration, Distribution and Hardware Company, has today announced its partnership with Sanovi Technologies, the market leader in Disaster Recovery Management (DRM) solutions, to offer Disaster Recovery services to Indian Enterprises. With this engagement, Sanovi becomes a HCL Blu Enterprise Cloud partner as the technology provider for DR Management solutions. The Disaster Recovery as a Service powered by Sanovi Cloud DRM (Disaster Recovery Management) on the HCL Blu Enterprise Cloud platform will be available to organizations across the country to meet their business objectives.

The partnership will enable large, medium and small enterprises be Disaster-proof through real-time monitoring, automated IT Disaster Recovery Processes and comprehensive reporting. The Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) will be available on HCL Blu Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure which includes operations related to server, network and database installation, management and monitoring. The service is not only for customers whose primary data center is hosted with HCL Infosystems but also for others who have their primary data centers in-house or with other data center providers. Customers who have both virtual as well as physical servers can avail of this service. Sanovi and HCL Infosystems will collaborate in joint go-to-market initiatives, marketing and promotional efforts as well as in training.

Speaking on the occasion, Neeraj Jaitley, President – Enterprise Solutions, HCL Infosystems Ltd. said, “We are delighted to partner with Sanovi to offer a very critical service for Indian and Global businesses. Organizations are increasingly realizing the importance of protection against disasters and the need for a robust recovery service. The DRaaS market is rapidly gaining maturity especially in the Large and Medium Business segments in India. Our services will enable our valued customers gear up their organizations to meet any challenge. I am sure this partnership with Sanovi will help us become a market leader in this domain.”

Raja Vonna, Sanovi’s Co-Founder and VP OEM Engg said “More and more customers – especially mid-size companies – are looking to jump into the cloud model to minimize in-house investment and save on infrastructure, space and other costs. With, Business Continuity emerging as a key focus area for businesses, Sanovi’s cloud product enables service providers to scale and deploy DR offerings that are attractive to customers for its subscription-based pricing models and associated SLAs. Our globally recognized DR Management solution coupled with HCL Infosystems infrastructure and service capabilities will be an unbeatable offering to provide end-to-end IT DR operations at a reasonable cost.”

Sankara Krishnan, Director – Alliances at Sanovi said “The association brings together the best of product and solution capabilities providing a great value to the end customer”.

The Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) provided jointly by HCL Infosystems and Sanovi, will also be equipped to create an entire failover site infrastructure for customers. The service will also help address critical IT DR issues including those of interoperability owing to heterogeneous operating environments. Other features include continuous monitoring, automating manual DR processes, comprehensive reporting capabilities and flip of switch fail over and fall back options. A team of highly skilled and trained resources from HCL Infosystems will provide support for customer requests or issues.