Bocada and IBM Managed Storage Services Expand Relationship

Jan 12, 2010, 08:35 ET from Bocada

KIRKLAND, Wash., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Bocada, Inc., the leading provider of data protection management software, today announced that it has significantly expanded its contract with IBM to help provide advanced data protection, backup and recovery services for IBM clients. Under the expanded agreement, Bocada will continue to provide solutions that help enable backup reporting and analysis for IBM storage solutions.


The latest agreement results from a long-term relationship between Bocada and IBM and reflects the value of Bocada software which is designed to deliver data protection services that improve backup and recovery success rates, enhance SLA delivery, and increase customer satisfaction and retention.

Combining best-in-class networking technologies with world-class service management helps enable highly available, cost-effective storage management. IBM currently uses Bocada Enterprise to manage thousands of backup clients across its customer base.

"We are pleased to continue a long-term working relationship with a company like IBM to deliver value to its many clients around the world," said Nancy Hurley, CEO, Bocada.  "We view data protection as a service built around our Data Protection Service Management model, and we are convinced that the Bocada Enterprise solution allows IBM to provide its clients the kind of protection and recovery capability unmatched in the industry."

Through the Bocada Data Protection Service Management process, organizations can improve backup success, enhance services delivery, reduce risk, prove compliance with regulations and significantly reduce overall data protections costs. Using Bocada Solutions, IT organizations can ensure data protection services meet business objectives, including:

  • Consistently improving data backup system performance
  • Enabling timely, successful data recovery
  • Maximizing under-utilized systems and refining processes
  • Satisfying regulatory compliance and audit requirements
  • Controlling the ever increasing data burden
  • Communicating results enterprise-wide

About Bocada

Bocada provides market leading data protection service management solutions to transform the way companies deliver data protection services to achieve greater business and IT alignment, maximize operational efficiency, minimize risk and increase customer satisfaction. Based on patented, agent-less technology, Bocada solutions deploy rapidly and scale to meet the demands of the largest multi-vendor data protection environments. Over 500 enterprise organizations more effectively manage over 250,000 backup clients and servers with Bocada solutions. Headquartered in Kirkland, Washington, Bocada is privately held and funded by leading venture investors. For more information visit:

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