Actifio announced the new extension for Azure bringing the agility and fast-paced innovation of cloud computing to on-premises environments. Actifio Sky™ for Azure Stack is a single solution delivering pioneering next generation comprehensive data management capabilities including backup, disaster recovery, business continuance, acceleration of application development and DevOps processes, accelerating analytics applications and seamless hybrid cloud mobility for workloads on Azure Stack.
This announcement enhances on Actifio's existing support for Azure cloud platform with the availability of Actifio Sky™ for Azure Cloud in the Azure Marketplace, announced in January 2017. Actifio is now delivering a single data management solution and user experience across on-premises applications in Azure Stack, cloud-native applications in Azure cloud platform and also applications in legacy infrastructure to address backup and disaster recovery of mission-critical workloads, application migration across hybrid cloud, deliver higher quality applications faster and improve business resiliency and availability in a cost-effective, simple way.
"Microsoft Azure Stack is emerging as the standard on-premises cloud solution for service providers and enterprises alike," said Ashok Ramu, VP Cloud Solutions, Actifio. "By combining the Infrastructure-as-a-Service capabilities of Azure Stack with Actifio's Enterprise-Data-as-a-Service solution, our users are able to accelerate the adoption of hybrid cloud and unlock the true potential of these environments."
Mark Jewett, Senior Director, Azure Hybrid Product Marketing, Microsoft Corp. said, "As an extension of Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Azure Stack enables a truly consistent hybrid cloud solution for customers, which empowers them to maximize their investments across cloud and on-premises environments. With Actifio support for Azure Stack, our mutual customers will benefit from solutions that help them be more efficient and innovative with a best-in-class, hybrid cloud offering."