Cohesity Expands Relationship with Amazon Web Services, Giv…


SAN JOSE, Calif.–()–Cohesity, a leader of hyperconverged
secondary storage
, today announced a wide range of new solutions,
powered by Amazon Web Services (AWS), that empower customers to bring
together cloud-native backups, full lifecycle disaster recovery, and
long-term data retention on a single, easy-to-use platform. Cohesity
also revealed a dramatic increase in the number of customers utilizing
solutions from AWS and Cohesity as more organizations embrace a more
automated and scalable approach to hybrid cloud architecture.

Modern enterprises overwhelmingly recognize the value of leveraging
cloud infrastructure together with on-premises resources to achieve new
levels of efficiency and cost savings. A recent survey from IDG found
that 73 percent of organizations have at least one application, or a
portion of their computing infrastructure, in the cloud already, and
that is expected to grow to 90 percent in 2019.1

“Cohesity is giving customers new ways to leverage AWS in support of a
variety of secondary workloads,” said Lynn Lucas, chief marketing
officer, Cohesity. “Cohesity is focused on helping customers address
critical challenges tied to mass data fragmentation. Our deep
relationship with AWS gives customers greater flexibility and agility
while managing their critical infrastructure and data through a single
user interface on a web-scale platform.”

Running on AWS Cloud Deliver Automation for Management Simplicity

Cohesity’s solutions running on AWS bring a new level of automation to
cloud-based backup and recovery processes, leveraging Amazon Elastic
Block Store (Amazon EBS) snapshot APIs to protect cloud-native virtual
machines (VMs). Cohesity DataProtect auto-discovery and auto-protect
capabilities help ensure that backups scale automatically as cloud-based
workloads are added or deleted, and empower administrators to set backup
policies for different virtual machines (VMs) that automatically match
different service level agreement (SLA) requirements. This can free up
significant time and resources that administrators often spend backing
up cloud-based VMs using a legacy approach.

Cohesity also is empowering customers to leverage AWS for full lifecycle
disaster recovery with failover and failback capabilities. If customers
encounter an outage in the data center, they can rely on automated
policies to activate backup VMs on AWS and then bring the workloads back
to the original location when the incident is over. By adding automation
at various steps of the disaster recovery lifecycle, Cohesity gives
system administrators more flexibility in easily addressing critical
disaster recovery situations.

Cohesity also announced support for AWS
Snowball
, a petabyte-scale data transport solution that makes it
easy to transfer large amounts of data into and out of AWS. Customers
can now use the Cohesity interface to create a policy-based protection
task and subsequently archive data to AWS Snowball for an easy and
cost-effective way to handle data migration.

Enthusiastic Customer Response Drives Growing Relationship Between
AWS and Cohesity

Adoption of Cohesity’s solutions running AWS has risen dramatically as
the two companies continue to build on their existing relationship. The
number of Cohesity customers that added integrations with AWS tripled in
the second half of the most recent fiscal year (which ended July 30),
compared to the first half of the fiscal year. Cohesity now has numerous
customers leveraging AWS, including Air Bud Entertainment, LendingClub,
the San Francisco Giants, and other marquee clients. Even more striking
is that the total petabytes of AWS cloud consumption on Cohesity’s
platform has grown by a factor of 17 since December 2017.

“As you might imagine for a film production company, Air Bud has doubled
the number of files we generate on a daily basis over the last several
years, and we are required to save millions and millions of files for an
indefinite period of time,” said Tyson Clark, technical director, Air
Bud Entertainment. “Cohesity was the next-gen secondary data solution we
needed to move us forward, and leveraging Cohesity’s solution running on
AWS allows for automated and secure backup and full lifecycle disaster
recovery on the cloud. With Cohesity, we now have one platform that
gives us the ability to easily search and recover data, keeping our
production schedules on track and saving time and expense for Air Bud
Entertainment.”

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Join Cohesity at AWS re:Invent 2018

Cohesity will be participating as a diamond-level sponsor at the 2018 AWS
re:Invent conference
in Las Vegas, taking place from November 26
through 30. Cohesity customers and company leaders will also lead
several speaking sessions at the event, including a panel discussion
with Air Bud Entertainment about leveraging the cloud for simpler backup
and storage, “Building
a Hybrid Architecture: Enterprise Backup & Recovery,”
on
Tuesday, November 27, and a discussion with joint customer Dolby
Laboratories about simple and resilient disaster recovery, “Make
Your Disaster Recovery Plan Resilient & Cost-Effective,”
on
Wednesday, November 28. Attendees are also invited to meet members of
the Cohesity team on the exhibition floor at booth #2620.

About Cohesity

Cohesity makes your data work for you by consolidating secondary storage
silos onto a hyperconverged, web-scale data platform that spans both
private and public clouds. Enterprise customers begin by radically
streamlining their backup and data protection, then converge file and
object services, test/dev instances, and analytic functions to provide a
global data store. Cohesity counts many Global 1000 companies and
federal agencies among its rapidly growing customer base and was named
to Forbes’ “Next Billion-Dollar Startups 2017,” LinkedIn’s “Startups:
The 50 Industry Disruptors You Need to Know Now,” and CRN’s “2017
Emerging Vendors in Storage” lists. For more information, visit our
website www.cohesity.com
and blog https://cohesity.com/blog/,
follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/cohesity
and LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/3750699/
and like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/cohesity/.

1 “2018
Cloud Computing Survey”
, IDG Communications

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