Latisys, a provider of hybrid cloud hosting and data center solutions, recently announced a partnership with John Drake & Associates (JDA), a consulting services provider focused on customized managed services and solutions.
According to the terms of the partnership, JDA will use Latisys’s Denver data center to enable new Disaster Recovery (DR) capabilities, in response to increasing customer demand for IT resiliency and redundancy. JDA has already been using Latisys' Cloud-Enabled Systems Infrastructure (CESI) to deliver hybrid hosting for over four years.
"JDA is a forward-thinking services provider that seeks to provide its clients with the same performance and flexibility that Latisys has built into our expanding IaaS platform," said Pete Stevenson, CEO of Latisys, in a press release. "Turnkey redundancy and Disaster Recovery solutions are taking center stage for nearly every large and mid-size enterprise. We are proud to support JDA's growth from our Chicago -- and now Denver -- data center platform."
Over 1,100 enterprises and government organizations rely on Latisys as their trusted provider of critical IT infrastructure solutions. With a Cloud-Enabled Systems Infrastructure (CESI) deployed across high-density data centers located throughout the U.S. and now in the U.K., Latisys enables multi-site redundancy, managed backup and secure disaster recovery — including cloud-based DR solutions. Latisys' Tier III facilities are designed and operated for the business continuity of mission-critical. With security as a priority, Latisys engages external audit firms to perform annual assessments to support customers' diverse compliance requirements.
In related news, Latisys recently announced that it has been positioned by Gartner (News - Alert), Inc. in the new Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting, North America.(1) The report was published on July 15, 2014, and authored by Gartner analysts Doug Toombs, Lydia Leong, et al. Latisys is among 17 providers on the Magic Quadrant and believes its placement signals its arrival as a leading managed hosting and private cloud provider.
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