Allstream's Business Continuity Solutions portfolio expands to include Geminare's award-winning Cloud Recovery offering
Stock Symbol: MBT
TORONTO, Feb. 3 /CNW/ - Today, Allstream, Canada's all-business
communications provider, announced the expansion of its Business
Continuity Solutions portfolio. Partnering with Geminare, Allstream is
now offering Cloud Replication Services, which allow organizations to conduct business as usual during
unexpected server failures or planned server downtime. This is done
through auto-failover and redirection of users to a real-time,
replicated server environment in the cloud. Failover is immediate with
users and applications up and running in minutes.
Powered by Geminare and delivered by Allstream as a fully Managed IP
Service, Cloud Replication offers end users an affordable and straightforward means of implementing
a complete business continuity and disaster recovery plan with no
capital investment required.
"Geminare has been identified by the analyst community as a company that
is changing the economics of the disaster recovery market, and we are
proud to be working with them to bring an innovative and valuable
service to the market," said Dean Prevost, President, Allstream. "Cloud Replication is an excellent complement to Allstream's Business Continuity Solutions
and Managed IP Services portfolios. It aligns with our corporate
mandate to provide solutions that preserve customer confidence and
provide a competitive edge for our customers."
About 20 per cent of small to medium size businesses suffer a major
disaster every five years. Allstream's Cloud Replication Service has significant advantages over traditional methods of data replication,
failover and recovery. Running over Allstream's reliable national IP
fibre network, it's a fully-managed solution servicing the small and
medium size business markets.
"Allstream is a trusted, respected company and its brand connotes secure
and reliable high-performance Managed IP Services. We're proud to be
associated with this quality all-business, communications provider,"
said Geminare's CEO, Joshua Geist, "With Cloud Replication, Allstream brings enterprise-class disaster recovery capabilities to the
mid-market, changing the landscape within the markets it serves."
This offering from Allstream and Geminare will be available in March
2011. For more information on Allstream's Business Continuity Solutions
please visit www.allstream.com/managedServices/business-continuity.
About Allstream Business Continuity Solutions
Allstream Business Continuity Solutions are more than a product,
technology or service. Collectively, they form the basis of a strategic
plan, enabling continued IT operations to stay in business during
system outages. When it comes to business continuity and disaster
recovery solutions, Allstream offers a range of industry-leading
expertise. Our national IP network provides the highest levels of data
security, enabling us to deliver on stringent network service level
agreements (SLAs). We partner with some of the world's foremost
disaster recovery and business continuity vendors to deliver 365x24x7
availability for your mission critical applications. Our top-tier data
centres and disaster recovery facilities are ISO, 5970 and PCI
compliant. They are also staffed 24x7 by ITIL certified professionals.
Allstream is Canada's all-business communications provider, focusing and
delivering on the business customer's solutions. For more information
on Allstream services and solutions, please visit www.allstream.com.
Allstream is a division of MTS Allstream Inc. ("MTS Allstream"), a
wholly-owned subsidiary of Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. As one of
Canada's leading national communication solutions companies, MTS
Allstream provides innovative communications for the way Canadians want
to live and work today. The Company has more than 100 years of
experience, with 6,000 employees across Canada dedicated to a mission
of delivering true value as seen through the eyes of our customers. MTS
Allstream has nearly two million total customer connections spanning
business customers across Canada and residential consumers throughout
the province of Manitoba. The Company's extensive national broadband
and fibre optic network spans almost 30,000 kilometres. Manitoba
Telecom Services Inc.'s common shares are listed on Toronto Stock
Exchange (trading symbol: MBT). Customers, stakeholders and investors
who want to learn more about MTS Allstream are encouraged to visit: www.mtsallstream.com.
Geminare (www.geminare.com) is a pioneer in delivering Recovery as a Service (RaaS) solutions to the Cloud computing market. Dedicated to building game-changing
Cloud technologies, including Cloud Recovery and Cloud Storage
solutions, Geminare delivers its products through a network of channel
partners worldwide. Currently in the market with Cloud Recovery Server Replication, Geminare counts among its partners industry-leading
telcos, MSPs and cloud hosting organizations such as Qwest
Communications, Hosting.com, Bell Canada, CA Technologies Inc., Ingram
Micro, LexisNexis Canada and Long View Systems. Geminare is located in
Toronto, Canada with operations and partners in the U.S., Canada and
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