OTTAWA, June 15, 2017 /CNW/ - Leonovus Inc. ("Leonovus") (TSXV: LTV) today announced it has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Calgary-based, global cyber security and managed service provider Snowy River International Inc. ("Snowy River"). Snowy River will sell and support Leonovus 3.0 enterprise software defined storage products and services and the Leonovus 365 product line.
Together, Leonovus and Snowy River will give enterprises, globally, access to an on premises, hybrid or multi-cloud software defined storage solution that puts control back in the hands of the IT department, and allows for enhanced data security and compliance monitoring for regulatory requirements while reducing storage and operating costs. Regulatory compliance examples: HIPAA, PCI, SOX, GDPR, C-198.
"Leonovus and Snowy River share a common goal - empower enterprise IT to move and manage data either on premises or in the cloud without risking security or compliance. With Snowy River's decades of IT and security experience, we are able to positively impact even more enterprise customers with the unique and powerful software defined storage technology found in Leonovus 3.0 and Leonovus 365,"said Michael Gaffney, Chairman and CEO of Leonovus.
Leonovus 3.0 enables enterprise IT to commission and operate a private, software-defined plane of security and governance across its entire data storage architecture. This capability is managed through Leonovus' Enterprise Services Node (ESN) and offers a secure storage architecture that strengthens regulatory compliance while reducing IT spending on data storage. Snowy River will be the first Cyber Security and Resiliency Consultant enabled to offer Leonovus 3.0 to its enterprise customers.
Leonovus 365 is a business solution for Microsoft Office 365 users with OneDrive cloud storage. The powerful new Leonovus 365 software defined storage solution delivers some unique features including OneDrive cloud storage pooling; secure cloud collaboration and advanced data protection and backup capabilities.
"As more enterprises look to move their data storage to the cloud, organizations struggle to effectively secure their data and grow revenues without spending significant time worrying about the IT infrastructure. The unique, patented technology of Leonovus ensures data security and compliance whether on-premises or in the cloud along with improving enterprise storage ROI. Leonovus is the first company to deliver an enhanced security and compliance solution while at the same time lowering CapX and OpX. We are pleased and honored to be Leonovus' first security partner," said Wayne Ronhaar, CEO of Snowy River.
Leonovus is a cloud solutions software provider that offers the leading software-defined object storage solution (SDOSS) and governance, risk management and compliance (GRC) solution for the modern enterprise. Designed with the IT manager in mind, Leonovus' patented algorithms virtualize, slice and disperse data across a network of on-premises, hybrid or multi-cloud storage nodes – allowing for the most secure yet internally accessible form of object- based data storage that provides GRC across the entire solution. The advanced geo-distributed architecture minimizes latency, optimizes geo-availability, reduces remote backup costs and meets data sovereignty requirements. With its software and hardware agnostic design, Leonovus provides Petabyte scalability and allows the enterprise to utilize its existing idle storage resources, extend the useable lifespan of depreciated resources and improve the enterprise's overall ROI. To learn more, please visit www.leonovus.com.
About Snowy River International:
Snowy River International is a Global Cyber Security and Cyber Resiliency company redefining how organizations think about cyber security (security precedes resiliency) and cyber resiliency. Cyber Resiliency is an action plan to identify and protect from cyber threats and more importantly, recover quickly from cyber-attacks while simultaneously mitigating technological, human, and economic damage to your organization. We recognize that cyber security and resiliency must balance the difficult trade-offs among investing in expensive technology, plugging gaps created by employees, and the economic costs. Snowy River International clientele is made up of companies / organizations of all sizes, coming from different economic sectors: Manufacturing, services, banking / finance / insurance and public. To learn more, please visit www.snowyriverinternational.com.
SOURCE LeoNovus Inc.