|By Marketwired .||
|August 2, 2012 09:00 AM EDT||
PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/02/12 -- THINKstrategies, a leading strategic consulting company, has published a Strategic Thinking Profile that examines Geminare's unique Cloud enablement capabilities and examines how the company is leveraging its Global ISV relationship and strategic alliance with Microsoft by embedding its latest Recovery as a Service solution into Microsoft's Windows Azure platform to create a new offering, called myVault Email Archive powered by Microsoft Windows Azure, concluding that, "The Geminare-Microsoft alliance represents a clear example of a win-win-win-win situation for the two companies, their partners and countless end customers that will benefit from this solution."
The THINKstrategies report addresses the topic of today's rapid growth of Cloud services, acknowledging the "accelerated demand on technology partners, enablers and trusted advisors to remain relevant and to provide value within the evolving Cloud ecosystem," and suggesting that providers looking to offer Cloud services would do well to explore high quality, feature-rich Cloud applications, solutions and enablement capabilities from Geminare, such as myVault Email Archive, that are "quickly becoming the differentiating, value-added solutions that partners must rely on to maintain and win customers."
The report's author, Jeffrey M. Kaplan, Managing Director of THINKstrategies and founder of the Cloud Computing Showplace and Cloud Channel Summit conferences, observes, "Geminare has emerged as a market leader" in Cloud enablement capabilities through its patented Cloud CORE Platform, and that Geminare's ability to capitalize on new market opportunities while at the same time preserving the value of its existing software assets and customer base, is what attracted Microsoft to team with Geminare, resulting in the strategic partnership to launch the myVault Email Archive offering as well as future Cloud-enabled applications.
Geminare's CEO and President, Joshua Geist, said, "Having worked together on a number of key events and educational sessions, I find that Jeff's insights into the Cloud-based RaaS and SaaS markets are outstanding, and we're very pleased to have been recognized by THINKstrategies for both our quality offerings and our increasing global market presence."
Click here to read THINKstrategies' profile and learn more about Geminare's new RaaS solution, powered by Microsoft Windows Azure.
About myVault Email Archive
Geminare's myVault Email Archive powered by Microsoft Windows Azure is a groundbreaking, instant-on data and email archiving solution that offers feature-rich archiving and backup capabilities, delivered entirely from the Cloud. With no hardware or software requirements, myVault archiving can turn on in minutes, giving users the ability to locate and restore archived emails instantly and securely from their desktop, handheld device or browser.
myVault is the first of Geminare's Recovery as a Service (RaaS) offerings selected by Microsoft for inclusion in the Windows Azure cloud, with the balance of Geminare's BC/DR portfolio, including Cloud Recovery, Rapid Recovery and Online Backup, scheduled for availability in Windows Azure by year end.
End Users looking to sign up for a free trial of the service offering can do so directly at Microsoft's Windows Azure Marketplace: https://datamarket.azure.com/browse/Applications
Partners can register directly at http://learnmore.launchmyvault.com
THINKstrategies was founded in 2001 and is a leading consulting firm helping IT decision-makers and technology solution providers leverage the value of cloud computing and managed services. Jeffrey M. Kaplan is the Managing Director of THINKstrategies, and the founder of the Cloud Computing Showplace and Cloud Channel Summit conferences, supporting clients in capitalizing on the migration of the technology industry from a product-centric to a services-driven business model.
Geminare enables ISVs to transition their products into cloud-based offerings. Geminare's award-winning, patented Cloud CORE Platform, a proven, mature, multi-tiered service delivery vehicle that is the foundation of Geminare's entire Recovery as a Service (RaaS) data protection suite, has allowed leading and innovative companies such as Microsoft, CA Technologies, OpSource, Arrow, Iron Mountain, CenturyLink, Hosting.com, Bell, Allstream, Ingram Micro, LexisNexis, Long View Systems and many others, to enter the RaaS market with their own suite of data protection cloud offerings. Geminare is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA, with additional operations in Toronto, Canada.
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