Deutsche Telekom's T-Systems picks VMware for disaster recovery

cloud
T-Systems is using VMware's disaster-recovery-as-a-service across virtual clouds. (Pixabay)

Deutsche Telekom's T-Systems subsidiary has deployed VMware's disaster-recovery-as-a-service platform on its Dynamic Services for Infrastructure (DSI.)

With the deployment, T-Systems is laying claim to being the first European company certified to offer VMware’s disaster recovery service.

The recovery service offers customers simple, secure and cost-effective on-boarding, migration and disaster recovery for multi-tenant VMware clouds, all of which keeps T-Systems' business customers protected from unexpected events.

Sponsored by Ribbon

Webinar: Identity Assurance – Restoring Your Customer’s Trust in the Phone

Learn about Ribbon Call TrustTM, an identity assurance solution that encompasses STIR/SHAKEN and on a per-call, real-time basis will: determine caller intent and identify bad actors from network and call data analytics; provide multi-dimensional reputation scoring using Machine Learning algorithms; and recommend optimal call validation treatment. And will do this for both IP and TDM phone calls. With Ribbon Call Trust™ you can defeat robocalls and fraud attacks, truly restoring your customer’s trust in the phone.

"With VMware vCloud Availability on DSI vCloud we offer our clients a service that is unique in the market," said Deutsche Telekom's Frank Strecker, senior vice president of cloud computing and big data, in a statement. "In our capacity as a cloud integrator, we are making it as easy as possible for our customers to use cloud services in a secure manner. Customers can implement this cloud-native solution through a fully automated process. They just pay per use."

RELATED: Deutsche Telekom takes back some of T-Systems' operations as part of re-org

With cloud-based disaster recovery becoming one of the fastest-growing segments for cloud services, vCloud offers cloud providers the ability to deliver integrated migration and on-boarding services to the cloud and from one cloud to another.

"VMware vCloud Availability on DSI vCloud, enables T-Systems to offer robust business continuity to organizations of all sizes,” said Rajeev Bhardwaj, vice president of products (CPSBU) at VMware, in a statement. “Dynamic Services for Infrastructure with vCloud empowers companies to recover data quickly and avoid business outages when a man-made or natural disaster strikes.”

Last week, Deutsche Telekom announced it had picked VMware's VeloCloud SD-WAN offering as one of its vendors. In August, T-Systems was the first provider to globally launch Cisco's Viptela-based customer premise equipment on its IntraSelect SD-WAN managed service. In addition to VMware, T-Systems has also partnered with SilverPeak on over-the-top SD-WAN.

Suggested Articles

Verizon ruled the roost for fastest U.S. broadband speeds in Ookla's second quarter Speedtest results, and was also tops for lowest latency.

Fresh off of last week's partnership with Aryaka, Alibaba Cloud announced it was working with Equinix to bolster its worldwide presence.

Orange and Nokia announced on Wednesday that they completed a successful trial for testing 5th generation photonic service engine (PSE-V) chipsets.