We are delighted to announce that IIJ Europe Limited (IIJ Europe) has selected Backup Technology to deliver enterprise cloud solutions in EMEA.
The partnership, which gets underway immediately, is a fundamental driver for IIJ Europe, whose parent company is Internet Initiative Japan Inc. (NASDAQ: IIJI TSE1:3774) , as they look to establish a dominant place in the European and African markets for the provision of enterprise cloud services.
Backup Technology (BTL) will provide strategic licensing, sales and technical support for its public and private Asigra-based cloud solutions which IIJ Europe will incorporate into its cloud solutions’ offering to larger organisations.
Matthew Parker, Managing Director of BTL, said: “We are delighted to have been chosen by IIJ Europe to play a significant role in its partner network. This is an exciting opportunity to use our significant expertise in the strategic design and delivery of public and private cloud backup plus disaster recovery solutions to benefit larger organisations across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.”
Manabu Yamamoto, Managing Director of IIJ Europe, said: “We are delighted to collaborate with BTL. Adding their proven and robust Asigra-based solution to our competitively priced cloud IIJ GIO, provides significant added value to our offering. Furthermore this partnership will help us fully satisfy our customers’ service level requirements for mission critical systems. These added attributes makes IIJ GIO even more compelling to customers by catering for their complex needs. ”
IIJ Europe is a fully owned subsidiary of Internet Initiative Japan Inc. (IIJ), one of the leading cloud providers in Japan. IIJ Europe has huge ambitions to replicate IIJ’s success by providing IIJ GIO- their world-class, enterprise-ready cloud service – to the European market. IIJ GIO is a comprehensive, modular offer, based on a tried-and-tested platform, without the lock-in of a traditional private cloud or the risk and instability of a public cloud environment. IIJ Europe will offer their cloud service featuring BTL via strong partnerships in the channel.