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Commvault and Oracle partner to deliver Metallic data management As-a-Service on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

C ommvault , a global enterprise provider of intelligent data services across on-premises , cloud , and SaaS environments , has expanded its strategic partnership with

Oracle to include Metallic DMaaS to Oracle Cloud .
As part of Commvault ’ s multi-cloud strategy , Metallic ’ s industryleading services will be offered on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure ( OCI ) and available in all commercial OCI regions globally .
The partnership will deliver superior price-performance , built-in enhanced security , and simplified recovery and management for enterprise customers looking to accelerate their OCI transition . Leveraging OCI storage for advanced air-gapped ransomware protection , Oracle customers can now protect critical data assets in the cloud or on-premises by maintaining flexibility across customermanaged storage or a SaaS-delivered data protection service , inclusive of managed cloud storage .
Metallic DMaaS protects customer data from corruption , unauthorised access , and other threats across vital sectors of business , including insurance , financial services , manufacturing , and defence – where it is highly effective in the fight against ransomware and cyberattacks . With Metallic DMaaS , customers can easily backup their digital footprint in any consumption model , from cloud-native to on-premises workloads , including databases , virtual machines , Kubernetes , and file and object storage .
Vinny Choinski , Senior Enterprise Strategy Group Analyst noted that : “ The combination of Metallic DMaaS and OCI is a big win for customers looking for data mobility , agility , and security as they link on-premises Oracle solutions to OCI and evolve their data management capabilities .”
By enabling support for and leveraging OCI , Metallic ’ s data protection now spans OCI VMs ; Oracle Databases ; Oracle Container Engine ( OKE ); and Oracle Linux es available to over 400,000 Oracle enterprise customers and the more than 100,000 customers that have relied on Commvault technology who are looking to leverage Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to protect their mission-critical data . As a member of the Oracle Partner Network , Commvault and Oracle will jointly market and sell Metallic DMaaS in an alliance that will accelerate Metallic ’ s global expansion efforts . Additionally , Metallic DMaaS will be available in the Oracle Cloud Marketplace .
“ We ’ re excited to partner with Commvault and enable our customers to restore and recover their most mission-critical cloud data ,” said Clay Magouyrk , Executive Vice President , Oracle Cloud Infrastructure , Oracle . “ Data protection and compliance requirements are necessities in today ’ s business environment , which is why we ’ re confident that OCI ’ s built-in , always-on security features combined with Metallic DMaaS will provide additional peace of mind for our joint customers .”
“ Resilience has never been more critical than it is today ,” said Sanjay Mirchandani , President and Chief Executive Officer , Commvault . “ Our partnership gives customers the trusted industryleading solutions they need to rein in data sprawl and protect their data in an unrelenting threat landscape . All while accelerating their critical cloud journeys .” •