Commvault, a global leader in enterprise backup, recovery, archive and the cloud, today announced the integration of its Commvault Data Platform and IntelliSnap® technology for FlashStack™, a flexible, converged infrastructure solution offered jointly by Cisco and Pure Storage, combining the latest in compute, network, and storage hardware into a single, integrated architecture. By providing the data protection layer for FlashStack with IntelliSnap integration, Commvault is working with Pure Storage and Cisco to address the ongoing shift from the traditional silo approach of separate servers, storage, and networking equipment to a predesigned, pre-engineered, tested and optimized solution that provides organizations a high performance, scalable infrastructure for deploying mission-critical workloads.

Commvault’s IntelliSnap integration with FlashStack is an ideal replacement over traditional data management and protection tools that are unable to scale and support critical enterprise applications and databases like Oracle, VMware SAP, and Microsoft SQL and Exchange, whether physical or virtual.

“Through our extended collaboration with Pure Storage and Cisco to provide Commvault’s IntelliSnap integration with FlashStack, we reinforce our ongoing commitment to support all flash data centers to enable business critical applications to perform faster, run more efficiently, and be more available for our shared customers,” said Ralph Nimergood, VP of Worldwide Channels and Alliances, Commvault. “

The FlashStack solution with Commvault IntelliSnap integration is available for purchase through select channel partners and resellers of Commvault, Pure Storage and Cisco globally. Existing infrastructure partners will benefit by expanding their target base to customers seeking to protect critical applications and databases — such as Oracle, VMware, Microsoft SQL and Exchange, SAP HANA and others — with a complete end-to-end validated enterprise-class solution. This offering enables partners to sell an industry-leading solution based on Commvault’s longstanding relationships with Pure Storage and Cisco.

“Proven Commvault solutions for FlashStack creates additional opportunities for us to address mission critical needs of our customers with confidence,” said Ryan Sheehan, GM Advanced Solutions & Services, SHI International Corp.

“Customers are shifting from traditional data protection point products in favor of modernized infrastructure solutions. Bringing industry leaders Commvault, Pure Storage and Cisco together, we are able to address organizations that need to protect data intensive business critical applications Oracle, VMware, Microsoft SQL and Exchange, SAP HANA and others that are the lifeblood of their business.”

“Our customers are increasingly seeing the value in moving from inflexible, siloed data protection and management architectures, to a holistic approach that provides them the agility and scalability they need to not only lower risk by fully protecting all their data, but also more easily activates this data for competitive advantage,” said Mark Melvin, CTO, ePlus Inc.

“We’re thrilled to see Commvault working together with Pure Storage and Cisco on this FlashStack initiative to deliver a powerful, fully converged infrastructure, making it easier for customers to implement holistic data management strategies that reduce risk and costs, and deliver better business agility and insights.”


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