Leading Commercial News Service Leverages Actifio's Copy Data
Management, Achieves Simpler Business Resiliency and Faster IT Agility
WALTHAM, MA & TORONTO, Nov. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - Actifio, the radically simple copy data storage company, today announced that
its Copy Data Storage platform has been implemented by CNW Group (Canada Newswire),
the leading commercial newswire service in Canada. By replacing legacy
infrastructure with Actifio, CNW Group can now store, share, protect
and access mission-critical data more efficiently and effectively.
Ultimately, Actifio provides CNW with a platform to deliver new
CNW is a trusted and integral part of the Canadian news and information
landscape, and is the first place media and financial markets look to
for news releases from Canadian organizations.
Using advanced technology is important to this renowned global newswire
as it continues to disseminate hundreds of terabytes of exceptional
video, photography, audio and imagery so that their clients' news has
maximum impact. With data growth rates over 50% y/y, Actifio helped CNW
with their next-generation copy data management strategy that allows
them to recover data instantly while safeguarding highly-sensitive
"By implementing Actifio we have dramatically improved our business
agility and availability, recovery and protection strategies," said
David Furst, senior vice president, technology, CNW Group." Actifio
provides a solid foundation for our application test and development
teams to work faster and more efficiently."
Actifio Copy Data Storage is optimized for managing copies of data,
eliminating redundant silos of infrastructure and data management
applications. By virtualizing the management and retention of data,
Actifio transforms the need for multiple data silos and point tools
deployed for backup, disaster recovery, business continuity,
compliance, analytics, and test and development into one, SLA-driven,
virtualized storage system.
"We are always delighted when a customer derives multiple benefits from
our copy data management platform," said Ash Ashutosh, CEO, Actifio.
"We look forward to working with CNW Group as they expand their use of
Actifio to replicate production environments for their top-notch test
and development teams and to provide these teams with the business
agility that they require to create best in class offerings."
Actifio is radically simple copy data management. Our Copy Data Storage
platform is a complete storage system, a package of proprietary
software and enterprise-grade hardware that enables customers to
identify data from any production application; capture it according to
an SLA they can define in just a few clicks; and manage it over it's
entire lifecycle in a dramatically more bandwidth, labor, and storage
footprint efficient way than is possible with traditional, siloed
systems. Virtual copies of data protected by Actifio are available to production systems - instantly - for a host of enterprise use cases including Data Protection,
Business Continuity, Dev/Test, Data Insights, and Active Archive.
Actifio is headquartered just outside Boston, Massachusetts, with
customers in over 22 countries and offices around the world. For more
information, please visit http://www.actifio.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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