Blog

6th March 2018

Press: Datum and partner blocz IO launch joint data backup and restore platform

Datum clients prize the high levels security and resilience offered by our Farnborough data centre. In line with those priorities, protection and backup of key data are also top of mind for most CIOs.

With this in mind, Datum have established a partnership with Hampshire-based blocz IO to offer an onsite, enterprise grade backup and restore platform to all clients and service providers.

Housed within the main Data Hall at Farnborough and connected directly to the core infrastructure of the data centre, the platform offers the following benefits:

  • Superfast Backup and Restore times at LAN speeds
  • Full 256-bit encryption in-flight and at rest
  • Replication of data to secondary UK based Datacentre
  • Additional support for WAN and cloud-based data
  • Full GDPR compliance for UK Data Sovereignty
  • Granular Restore and Retention capability
  • Extensive reporting through Management Portal

 

Building on Datum’s industry-leading service-enhanced secure colocation, this combined offering is one of the first joint backup and restore platforms to be brought to a UK based data centre.

“Launching a new blocz IO data backup and restore platform within the prestigious Datum data centre in Farnborough is fantastic news for existing Datum clients and prospective clients alike. With Ransomware hitting the headlines on an almost weekly basis in 2017, UK companies are now looking for a safe place to back their data up, beyond the reach of the cybercriminals. Not only that, they want to know if they need to use the service in anger, that the restoration will be fast and problem free. This new platform delivers on all of those needs.” (Randall Smedley, Chief Commercial Officer for blocz IO Limited)  

“We’re delighted to be partnering with blocz IO to deliver this valuable solution. Delivering an exemplary service and guaranteeing client peace of mind is our main goal here at Datum, which this combination of technology allows us to achieve.” (Dominic Phillips, Managing Director for Datum Datacentres)

Find out more

For more information, visit www.datum.co.uk/bloczIO or contact Matt McCluney on 0845 568 0123, or matt.mccluney@datum.co.uk.

 

About Datum

Datum delivers service-enhanced colocation from its highly engineered secure FRN1 data centre within the Cody Technology Park in Farnborough. The connection-rich facility is carrier and cloud neutral with latency to the City of London of less than one millisecond.

Datum has a track record of supporting clients as they embark on revitalising their IT to meet market and competitive demands, delivering a proven platform for their digital transformation projects. Datum’s secure and resilient colocation facility is trusted by an impressive and growing client list of organisations from the private and public sectors, serving vertical markets from Finance and Insurance through IT Security Services, Defence and Engineering, and including companies from the FTSE 250 and Fortune 500.

Datum operate a sophisticated partner program, working alongside organisations like blocz IO to deliver clients with an end-to-end solution. For more information, visit our Partner Directory.

 

About blocz IO Limited  

blocz IO delivers truly flexible, cloud-based data backup and restore services.

Their expertise allows them to not only mitigate the risk of data loss, through malicious or accidental means but also ensures the optimum recovery solution for their clients. All services and solutions delivered by blocz IO are based on industry-leading vendor technology with a proven track record of delivering outstanding results.

Based in the UK, blocz IO works across all enterprise verticals and also has a strong partner channel focus, enabling our partners to add their own value and skill sets to our portfolio of data backup and recovery services.

Further information is available at:  www.blocz.io/datum.

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