From The Expert Feature Article
January 31, 2013

NEC Inks Deal for Cloud Backup with Vaultize

NEC (News - Alert) India has announced that it is teaming up with Vaultize, a provider of cloud storage solutions, to offer cloud backup, sharing and mobility applications.

NEC has built a carrier-grade Cloud Aggregation Platform, giving telcos and service providers the ability to offer cloud services to small and medium enterprises, which NEC says are looking for more reliable way to share their files from anywhere. NEC believes that Vaultize’s solutions will enable it to offer better services to its customers.

 “NEC has built a world class Cloud Aggregation Platform, now deployed at over 25 service providers across 14 countries,” Angira Agrawal, associate vice president, of cloud business at NEC India said. “We are happy to partner with Vaultize and broaden our cloud offering for the enterprise customers. Companies are now empowered with a broad range of choices, and are able to rapidly choose the best options that meet their business needs. With this alliance, we hope to grow our customer base and empower them with greater choices.”

NEC’s cloud initiative has been successful around the world, with India as one of its focus countries. NEC hopes to take advantage of Vaultize’s at-source decryption and de-duplication to make cloud data more secure and offer greater privacy.

“We are pleased to announce this partnership with NEC. Availability of Vaultize on NEC’s Cloud Aggregation Platform will give us a good opportunity to serve a wider customer base. Built from the ground up with enterprise level security and control, Vaultize is poised to capitalize on the multi-billion dollar market at the intersection of cloud computing, mobility and consumerization of IT. And, this partnership will be a key driver,” said Agrawal.

NEC’s has also won a contract to lay a total of 316.9 miles of optical cable in the strait of Taiwan to outlying islands in the strait, a project that will take 13 months.

Edited by Ashley Caputo

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