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Azizi Developments leverages cloud to manage exponential growth

Posted by Nidhi Savla   Sep 30, 2018 1:12:24 PM

Azizi Developments, one of the most revered real estate developers in the UAE, has joined forces with BIOS Middle East (BIOSME), the Middle East's largest cloud provider with its in region cloud, CloudHPT to enhance its IT infrastructure.

BIOSME will leverage industry-leading cloud solutions to offer Azizi Developments a suite of fully managed services that includes hosting their ERP and critical workloads with a BCP strategy.

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Topics: Cloud UAE, Cloud Services, IT Infrastructure,, cloud technology

CloudHPT Positioned in Gartner MQ for the Second Year in a Row

Posted by Nidhi Savla   Aug 29, 2018 10:25:20 AM

CloudHPT, the in region cloud of BIOS Middle East is pleased to announce, that it has been named by Gartner Inc. in the 2018 "Magic Quadrant for Disaster Recovery as a Service" for the second year in a row.

BIOS Middle East, which leverages its in-region cloud, CloudHPT, to deliver its Assured Recovery Services was just one of 10 vendors globally (reduced from 23 in 2017) included in this year's list and was once again the only company from the Middle East.

In the Magic Quadrant for this market sector, Gartner analysts evaluated 10 service providers that offer Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS), based on their ability to execute and completeness of vision.

In the report, Gartner estimates DRaaS to currently be a $2.40 billion worldwide business that is expected to reach $3.73 billion by 2021. The report recommends, "Infrastructure and operations leaders should use this Magic Quadrant to help evaluate providers of DRaaS."

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Topics: Cloud disaster recovery, CISCO powered cloud UAE, Certified Cloud provider UAE, Certified managed service provider UAE, cloud DR, DRaaS, Cloud UAE, Disaster Recovery

Finding your niche in the Cloud

Posted by Nidhi Savla   Dec 3, 2017 11:27:54 AM

There was once a time when every business had to build their own IT services. From email to document sharing, if you wanted it, you built it yourself. From an industry perspective, this lead to massive inefficiencies, duplicated effort and wasted person-hours. But not too long ago, cloud services swooped in to save us.

By offering powerful IT resources without significant infrastructure investment, clouservices empowered companies. Gone were the days when file sharing services or email needed to be built from the ground up, with expensive hardware and on-call maintenance staff to build, update and oversee. Instead, companies can just pay a monthly fee and let someone else take care of all the headaches.

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Topics: CISCO powered cloud, Cloud Services

Gartner Names CloudHPT as a ‘Visionary’ Disaster Recovery as a Service provider

Posted by Nidhi Savla   Jul 10, 2017 9:50:04 AM

The 2017 edition of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) providers has just been released and CloudHPT is recognized in the “Visionary” quadrant.

CloudHPT is the cloud division of UAE based managed service provider, BIOS Middle East. CloudHPT is the only cloud platform located in the Middle East region to feature in the report.

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Topics: gartner

Jaleel Holdings is the first wholesale business in the UAE to migrate to cloud with CloudHPT

Posted by Nidhi Savla   Apr 12, 2017 11:01:29 AM

Jaleel Holdings, UAE-based leading investment company, announced its strategic partnership with niche Cloud Services provider, Business Integrated Operating Systems (BIOS) ME to manage the business-critical IT systems of the region's trading major. This makes Jaleel Holdings the first wholesale player in the UAE to embrace cloud technology solutions in the sector.

BIOS will provide state-of-the-art computing power and easily scalable architecture to protect Jaleel Holdings' systems with advanced security solutions. BIOS, with its 24x7 security operations center (SOC) services, will ensure that Jaleel Holding's systems are always protected and secured from the most advanced and sophisticated threats.

Headquartered in Dubai, Jaleel Holdings today is one of the leading players in the region's wholesale sector with an extensive presence in the UAE and representing many leading FMCG brands from around the world. BIOS is the region's only Cisco-powered cloud solutions provider and utilizes the latest of Cisco UCS blades with software defined networking of ACI with VMware and Netapp to deliver the most advanced cloud platform in the Middle East.

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Topics: DRaaS, cloud DR, Certified Cloud provider UAE, CISCO powered cloud, CISCO powered cloud UAE

Does Your Business Have An Effective Disaster Recovery Plan?

Posted by Nidhi Savla   Jan 30, 2017 1:47:24 PM

Modern businesses are dependent on technology for successfully carrying out client orders and progressing in the industry. Staying competitive in an oversaturated market is a difficult task that depends not only on the marketing strategies of the organization but also on the overall business preparedness for eventual economic, governmental, cultural, and environmental changes that may affect the business continuity (BC).

Businesses that try to take advantage of technology innovations have a wide range of opportunities for development, yet, their growth is closely related to the IT platforms it relies on. The importance of having an efficient organization and a trustworthy IT personnel in place is especially evident in the case of a security breach and an unexpected disaster.

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Topics: DRaaS, cloud DR

The Ultimate Guide to Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service

Posted by Nidhi Savla   Jan 8, 2017 3:00:07 PM

Disaster recovery (DR) is not easy. It’s critical to protecting your organization’s most precious assets, though typically under-funded and under-appreciated. Now that always-on business is the new normal, any form of downtime can be detrimental to the livelihood of your organization. Having a strategic plan in place is paramount. 

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Topics: DRaaS, cloud DR, Disaster Recovery, Cloud disaster recovery

Comstor Offers Cisco Powered Cloud by CloudHPT

Posted by Nidhi Savla   Oct 31, 2016 11:36:46 AM

Westcon-Comstor, a value-added distributor of category-leading unified communications, network infrastructure, data center and security solutions with a global network of specialty resellers, today announced the company's Comstor business practice is extending its commitment to Cisco Powered Cloud in the Middle East region through a new agreement with CloudHPT. Comstor will now be offering Cisco Powered Cloud Services including Backup as a Service (BaaS), Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Desktop as a Service and Database as a Service.

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CISCO awards CloudHPT as the Master Cloud & Managed Services Partner of the Year

Posted by Nidhi Savla   May 29, 2016 2:01:57 PM

CloudHPT has been awarded the prestigious “Cisco Master Cloud & Managed Services Partner of the Year Award”. Cisco showcased the winners at their UAE Partner Summit which was attended by over 200 partners, delegates including CXOs and senior technical professionals at the Ritz Carlton in Dubai, UAE on 24th May 2016.

This award recognizes the company that uses best-in-class practices and serves as a model to the rest of the industry. Areas of consideration include their innovative practices and process, architecture-led approach successes, and strategic business focus that result in customer success.

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Veeam Cloud UAE

Posted by Nidhi Savla   Apr 17, 2016 7:51:51 PM

From the leading Veeam Service Provider UAE:

Veeam Cloud Connect provides a fully integrated, fast and secure way to backup, replicate and restore from the cloud. CloudHPT, a Veeam Cloud Partner based in the UAE is happy to make this service available to customers all over the GCC.

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Topics: Cloud Backup, Cloud disaster recovery, Cloud UAE