Firms collaborate to combine tw telecom’s Intelligent Network with Bluelock's Recovery-as-a-Service for a Dynamic Disaster Recovery solution.
October 09, 2013
Bluelock and tw telecom are collaborating to offer a complete Dynamic Disaster Recovery solution available in the U.S. By combining Bluelock Recovery-as-a-Service with tw telecom’s Business Ethernet-based Intelligent Network capabilities, customers can access disaster recovery with an elastic network solution that aligns and scales based on customer usage.
Through this service, customers experience “a new paradigm shift” for bandwidth services, and achieve secure, predictable network performance to a simple, affordable disaster recovery or cloud hosting solution. Bluelock’s cloud-based Recovery-as-a-Service solution offers application protection that is “easy” to test, ensuring the ability to recover from any type of disaster.
Bluelock and tw telecom collaborate to enable solutions for cloud-based disaster recovery and other general cloud hosting needs with VMware-based virtual datacenters hosted in the cloud. Bluelock virtual datacenters enable customers to access virtual resources on-demand that are scalable and compatible with their internal VMware environments and offer pay-as-you-go pricing.
“As an innovator of cloud solutions, Bluelock has seen the headaches cloud users experience when their network connections aren’t dynamic,” explains Pat O’Day, chief technology officer. “We’re excited to announce our relationship with tw telecom because together we have created a groundbreaking solution that makes disaster recovery in the cloud simple and extremely affordable. Bluelock’s Recovery-as-a-Service (RaaS) combined with tw telecom’s dynamic Intelligent Network significantly relieves and effectively eliminates many of the cost, performance and capacity challenges that cloud applications place on a traditional network.”
tw telecom’s Intelligent Network capabilities support enterprise connectivity requirements with IT solutions that leverage improved business agility and resiliency. It allows customers to increase bandwidth on-demand or by pre-defining thresholds on the tw telecom MyPortal, giving users the control they require when addressing disaster recovery scenarios.
“tw telecom is excited to be working with Bluelock and their ground breaking service that truly leverages the value of our Intelligent Network,” says Graham Taylor, senior vice president - marketing, tw telecom. Our customers continue to look for innovative business continuity strategies, and now by partnering with Bluelock, we can deliver a solution that solves the disaster recovery problem with a flexible, efficient and cost effective solution.”
To learn more about Bluelock and tw telecom’s joint solution, visit www.twtelecom.com.