Uniserver partners with Wasabi® Hot Cloud Storage to deliver new STaaS S3 solution
Alkmaar, December 11, 2020 – Uniserver, the Dutch cloud distributor, is partnering with Wasabi Hot Cloud Storage, the international storage service provider, to deliver Uniserver’s new Storage-as-a-Service S3 service. With the new solution, Uniserver offers managed service providers, independent software vendors, and enterprise customers a flexible, cost-efficient solution for file storage, archiving, and backup data in the Dutch cloud.
Scalable object-based storage
The STaaS S3 solution complements Uniserver’s existing IaaS services, providing additional storage capabilities for specific, data-intensive applications such as archiving. The service uses the S3 protocol for object-based storage developed by Amazon Web Services and is therefore fully compatible with other S3 storage services. Thanks to the storage provision of Wasabi Hot Cloud Storage, the new solution offers an S3 data bucket for object-based storage that is flexibly scalable. In addition, the STaaS data can be secured by means of immutable data buckets, so that changing or deletion of data can be prevented.
Local data center
With the new solution, Uniserver partners will have access to a local STaaS facility, delivered by a Dutch cloud provider from a data center in Amsterdam, with an availability of 99.9 percent. They also benefit from a transparent pricing model. For example, Uniserver does not distinguish between storage tiers and it works without additional costs for network traffic, for example.
“Our partnership with Uniserver is meaningful because of the unique value they bring to Managed Service Providers,” said Richard Czech, Director of EMEA Sales. “Uniserver has extensive knowledge and experience of the market and with Wasabi hot cloud storage will bring affordable, fast, and secure data storage to its customers. Through this partnership, we will continue to grow and scale at a rapid rate throughout Europe.”
Ernst Kolmeijer, Lead Product Manager at Uniserver: “Wasabi Hot Cloud Storage is an international player in cloud storage, and we are proud to be one of the few Dutch organizations to work with them. One of the main reasons for the collaboration is that Wasabi Hot Cloud Storage has such large storage platforms that the solution offers infinite scalability, an important advantage for our partners. In addition, Wasabi Hot Cloud Storage assures us that all data is and remains stored in the Netherlands. This offers us and our partners and customers optimal reliability. ”
Wasabi provides simple, predictable and affordable hot cloud storage for businesses all over the world. It enables organizations to store and instantly access an infinite amount of data at 1/5th the price of the competition with no complex tiers or unpredictable egress fees. Trusted by customers worldwide, Wasabi has been recognized as one of technology’s fastest-growing and most visionary companies. Created by Carbonite co-founders and cloud storage pioneers David Friend and Jeff Flowers, Wasabi has secured $110 million in funding to date and is a privately held company based in Boston.
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Uniserver offers IT organizations the freedom and security to fully focus on their own core strengths: creating value for customers and end-users. With the best infrastructure in Dutch datacenters, 99.98% uptime, and the best cloud solutions, Uniserver enables its customers to develop innovative ICT services for their customers. Uniserver works closely together with its partners to realize maximum added value for end customers. Uniserver is the only company in the Netherlands that works with a unique partner-only model. Its partners are therefore actual partners and not competitors. More than 150 IT service providers have already opted for Uniserver.