Intelligent CIO Europe Issue 4 - Page 54

COUNTRY FOCUS: SPAIN Service provider Acens is utilising a Commvault solution to safeguard its customers’ data. The hosting service provider is using Commvault technology to protect the data of its 60,000 clients by offering high-end cloud-based backup to allow optimised processes to cover larger data volumes. ///////////////// Improved management and data protection for businesses with Commvault A cens, one of the hosting service provider pioneers in Spain and part of the Telefonica Group offers housing services (also known as co-location services) and communication solutions for businesses, especially for the small and medium business sector (SMEs). With nearly 20 years of history, it serves more than 60,000 clients in countries such as Spain, Brazil, Mexico and Peru through two data centres located in Spain, one in Madrid and the other in Barcelona. “Within the Telefonica Group, Acens offers flexible, secure and effective solutions for both SMEs and large enterprises across public, private or hybrid cloud environments, 54 INTELLIGENTCIO as well as ‘traditional’ hosting services (mail, presence, SEO . . .), among others,” explained Ricardo de la Cruz, Security and Private Cloud Product Manager at Acens. “We’re talking about innovative projects tailored to each type of business.” flexibility to adapt to the requirements of each company, allows us to have products and services that fully fit the needs of our clients,” explained de la Cruz. The challenge: data integrity and reliable access to information So what are the characteristics of SMEs? “Compared with a large enterprise, the main difference is related to their IT resources, which are often limited and as a result, they require flexible and straightforward solutions that do not involve additional costs for their business.” Within the disruption of digital transformation that companies face, Acens has especially focused on one area: data integrity with guaranteed access to information by their customers. “Acens offers a broad portfolio that complements extensive experience in the SME segment. This feature, coupled with our The capacity and criticality of information stored by companies has increased exponentially in recent years, so it is essential