Intelligent Data Centres Issue 32 | Page 6


Arcserve and Nutanix bring hyperconverged data protection to hybrid cloud infrastructures

NEWS rcserve , one of the world ’ s most experienced data and ransomware protection providers , has announced


Arcserve N Series appliances , which deliver integrated hyperscale backup , recovery and ransomware protection to enterprise infrastructures . The Arcserve N Series appliances , built on Arcserve UDP technology , are powered by Nutanix , a leader in private , hybrid and multi-cloud computing , and secured by Sophos . The seamless integration of globally unsurpassed technologies in a single solution delivers unmatched unified data protection , scale and security to Hyperconverged Infrastructures ( HCI ), as well as radical simplicity in deployment , management and support .
The Arcserve N Series appliances comprise the Arcserve Unified Data Protection ( UDP ), Nutanix Mine platform , which leverages the core Nutanix HCI software , and Sophos Intercept X Advanced for Server . Together they seamlessly deliver a powerful , all-in-one solution that extends the benefits of HCI , including scale-out capacity , performance and high availability for data protection environments .
Companies and the Value-Added Resellers ( VARs ) that supply them can now solve their data centre protection and recovery needs with a single , purpose-built solution that delivers optimum performance while eliminating complexity and cost of management to deliver exceptional ROI .
Jonathan Lassman , Director , Epaton Ltd , said : “ Our customers expect us to deliver best-in-value as well as best-in-class solutions . The Arcserve N Series falls right in this sweet spot . This is going to be a powerful offering for us as the hybrid cloud market grows in importance for our existing customers and our prospect base .”

Macquarie Data Centres ' full portfolio certified strategic by Australian government

acquarie Data Centres , part of Macquarie Telecom Group , has announced that its Sydney data centres in

M the Macquarie Park Data Centre Campus and Sydney Central have achieved the Certified Strategic designation under the Digital Transformation Agency ’ s ( DTA ) Hosting Certification Framework .

Certification under the framework is a central feature of the DTA ’ s Hosting Strategy championed by Minister for Employment , Workforce , Skills , Small and Family Business , the Hon , Stuart Robert . The Australian government is , through the framework , seeking to exert stronger government controls over the location of government information both at rest and in transit . the department recently unveiling its Defence Data Strategy , which highlights data as a strategic military asset .
Macquarie Data Centres ' Group Executive , David Hirst , said that the Certified Strategic designation is further proof that the company ’ s portfolio of local data centres provides the highest levels of security with the lowest risk profile when supporting government workloads .
The framework provides government agencies with clear guidelines as to the security credentials , capabilities and corporate ownership and controls of data centre providers servicing Australian government agencies .
The Certified Strategic listing of IC1 , IC2 and IC3 means Macquarie Data Centres ’ entire portfolio is now deemed by the federal government to provide the highest level of security compliance to support sensitive government data and wholeof-government platforms . This extends to defence data , with
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