C Spire strengthens business bond with cloud-based disaster recovery service


C Spire Business Solutions (CSBS) has introduced Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS), deepening its portfolio of cloud-based solutions for business customers looking for off-premise backup solutions.

By offering a cloud-based disaster recovery service, business customers to eliminate tape or disk-based technology, a method that poses challenges for small businesses that lack the requisite knowledge or IT staff to manage these legacy systems.

The platform offers full-scale virtual infrastructure replication and failover, which minimizes disruption and helps companies restore mission-critical files and applications in a matter of minutes.

This latest service offering builds on C Spire’s growing cloud portfolio. In 2015, CSBS introduced a set of cloud-based unified communications services called C Spire Unifi. Leveraging its existing wireline and wireless network infrastructure, the UC service enables business employees to link their smartphone, tablet, desk phone and computer to one business number for every call, voice mail and message.

Overall, C Spire has continued to bolster its business services portfolio through a mix of organic activities like the DR and UC service sets while acquiring other regional business-focused service providers such as MegaGate Broadband and Alabama-based Callis Communications, a cloud-based communications services provider.

Besides making acquisitions, the service provider opened a Tier III+ data center in Starkville, Mississippi, in November 2015.


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