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."
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.
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.
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.