Carbonite, Tech Data Partner on Cloud Platform for Small Businesses
Carbonite's portfolio of offerings is available immediately to Tech Data's channel of solutions providers in the United States.Technology distributor Tech Data and cloud-based data protection specialist Carbonite announced a partnership to offer Carbonite's suite of data-protection solutions, aimed at small and midsize businesses (SMBs), through Tech Data's TDCloud business unit. Carbonite's cloud backup is designed to provide online backup to protect small businesses' data and offers secure solutions with any time, any place access through any Web-connected device. Authorized Carbonite resellers gain access to the Carbonite Web-based administrative dashboard to manage and monitor their clients' backups. Additionally, Carbonite's proprietary technology supports Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance through automated off-site data-protection with on-demand recovery. "We are excited to partner with Tech Data to help us further accelerate our ability to reach more channel partners," Pete Lamson, senior vice president of sales and marketing at Carbonite, said in a statement. "With Carbonite, our channel partners are armed to help their small-business clients focus on their core businesses—confident they can work with one provider to ensure all of their clients' critical data assets are backed up easily and affordably." Carbonite's portfolio of solutions, including Carbonite Business, Carbonite BusinessPremier, and Carbonite BusinessPremier with Enhanced Server Backup, are available immediately to Tech Data's channel of solutions providers in the United States, a company statement explained. Tech Data’s TDCloud is powered by the company’s StreamOne platform, an automated technology that scales the business and operational scope associated with cloud and subscription services.
"This partnership is beneficial for our SMB resellers looking to adopt a comprehensive suite of affordable and reliable data backup solutions," Joe Quaglia, senior vice president, of U.S. marketing and president of TDMobility at Tech Data, said in a statement. "Carbonite's services for data collection add another SMB-focused solution to our growing TDCloud business unit. Carbonite's solutions offer critical protection for business development, with ease of use that is key for our SMB partners."