A global provider of end-to-end, multi-cloud technology solutions company, Rackspace Technology recently established a strategic alliance with Cohesity, a leader in next-gen data management, to offer multi-cloud hosted backup and restore services to Rackspace Technology clients across the world. Rackspace Data Protection, an elevated, operating system Cohesity-Powered backup and data restoration solution that enables cybersecurity resistant automated backup and recovery across VMware-based clouds, will be available to clients as part of the agreement.

The Chief Product Officer at Rackspace Technology, Josh Prewitt, commented, “The partnership with Cohesity gives our customers access to a proven, robust data protection solution that eliminates legacy backup silos and provides comprehensive protection against the array of rising data threats they are facing, including ransomware. Customers can now manage and control data recovery from a single source, more efficiently store data, and eliminate potentially costly disruptions.”

The integration of Cohesity’s data protective barrier with VMware Cloud Director (vCD) will let SecOps and ITOps work together to better tackle cyber threats and empower customers with self-service management. Rackspace Technology is a well-known leader in the market in VMware- based cloud services, where its customers can take comfort in the fact that their data and operations performing on VMware technology are much more secure today than in the past.

DataProtect of Cohesity seems to be the cornerstone of the Rackspace Data Protection system, primarily incorporating VMware backup and recovery, as well as features like advisory services and ransomware anomaly detection and mitigation. Users of Rackspace Technology who use Rackspace Data Protection can take advantage of the potential of significant next-generation data management and protection benefits and efficiency.

John Theberge, The Vice President, Global Alliances, Service Providers, and GSIs at Cohesity, stated, “We are excited to engage in this partnership as it really addresses customers’ number one concern today, developing cyber resilience so they can quickly defend and if needed, rapidly recover data in the event of a cyberattack. Our next-gen data management capabilities, including DataProtect, give Rackspace Technology customers a simple and powerful solution that can enhance their security posture, advance protection, and improve their business resiliency.”

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