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NewCytech protects clients’ fast-growing cloud data accrued during COVID-19 with Veeam and any.cloud
Since the pandemic began, companies have experienced unprecedented data growth as their employees use public cloud applications to work remotely. As this growth continues post pandemic, Veeam and any.cloud help us protect their data.
George Oskis
Executive Director
NewCytech

The Business Challenge

As a leading international systems integrator, NewCytech provides end-to-end IT solutions and services to thousands of customers. For decades, the company has established strategic partnerships with the world’s most prominent and wellrespected technology vendors including Veeam Software. NewCytech began selling and implementing Veeam solutions shortly after virtualization began.

NewCytech’s next step was to establish a partnership with a cloud provider so its clients could extend their on-prem Veeam backups to a secure, private cloud. George Oskis, Executive Director at NewCytech, said his goal was to find a cloud provider that values data availability and business continuity as much as NewCytech.

“The choice was easy and obvious,” Oskis said. “We chose any.cloud because they’re professional, innovative, trustworthy and reliable — any.cloud cares about our clients as much as we do.”

As an any.cloud partner, NewCytech offers clients Veeam-powered Backup as a Service (BaaS), Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS), Archive as a Service (AaaS) and Protecting Infrastructure as a Service (PIaaS). Oskis said partnering with any.cloud was one of the best decisions he and his colleagues made, and they realized it more than ever during COVID-19.

“Most companies began using public cloud applications like Microsoft Office 365 when the pandemic began so their employees could work remotely,” Oskis said. “For the first time, a large portion of their data was off-premises, and they worried about protecting it. Microsoft makes it clear that Office 365 users are responsible for backing up their data, so companies came to us for help. Their data is growing at extraordinary levels and will continue to grow post pandemic.”

The Veeam and any.cloud solution

NewCytech ensures all client data is protected, available, private, secure and redundant. Veeam and any.cloud deliver 99.9% uptime and comply with all data sovereignty laws and international regulatory requirements including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Veeam and any. cloud also help grow NewCytech’s client base significantly and recurring revenue stream.

“Since the pandemic began, companies have experienced unprecedented data growth as their employees use public cloud applications to work remotely,” Oskis said. “As this growth continues post pandemic, Veeam and any.cloud help us protect their data.”

NewCytech clients use Veeam to back up on-premises and to any.cloud’s private cloud. Oskis said an increasing number of ransomware attacks and data breeches during the pandemic proved that additional backup to the cloud provides much-needed data redundancy.

“COVID-19 showed us that on-prem backup is absolutely necessary, but it’s definitely not enough,” he explained. “It’s become a de facto standard that data must be backed up to a cloud as well, whether it’s on-prem data or cloud data like Office 365. A big benefit of partnering with any.cloud is being able to assure clients they can comply with all data sovereignty laws and international requirements like GDPR because they can choose where their data is backed up. any.cloud helps us offer each client a personalized approach to data protection. Their support and response time are excellent.”

Benjamin Falk Elveng, Chief Operating Officer at any.cloud, said his company’s partnership with NewCytech is symbiotic.

“NewCytech’s support and response time are excellent as well,” Elveng said “They know exactly what each client needs to grow their business, and they’re great about communicating exactly how our services will support that growth. NewCytech knows their market better than anyone, so market penetration continues to increase for both of us. This partnership is a win-win.”

The Results

  • Ensures all data is protected, available, private, secure and redundant
    Veeam backs up hundreds of terabytes across thousands of virtual machines for NewCytech’s clients. “One of the things we appreciate most about Veeam and any.cloud is scalability,” Oskis said.
  • Complies with data sovereignty laws and regulatory requirements including GDPR
    “Data laws and industry requirements can be daunting for clients, but any. cloud makes compliance easier,” Oskis said.
  • Helps increase the client base significantly and the recurring revenue stream
    “When the pandemic began, we offered something many of our competitors couldn’t offer — unparalleled data protection for their applications running on-premises and in public clouds,” Oskis said. “This trend will continue post pandemic, giving us the opportunity to grow our business further.”

Company:


NewCytech Business Solutions Ltd is a leading systems integrator. The company provides turnkey technology solutions to support digital transformations for thousands of customers in multiple markets including government, education, banking, finance, foreign exchange, telecommunications, utilities and shipping. Established in 1981 and based in Cyprus, NewCytech employs approximately 90 people and is a member of Logicom Group.

Challenge:


COVID-19 changed the way we live and work. It also changed the way we protect data. As companies transitioned from on-prem IT infrastructures to hybrid cloud infrastructures so their employees could work remotely using public cloud applications such as Microsoft Office 365, they wanted an additional layer of protection for their rapidly growing data.

Results:

  • Ensures all data is protected, available, private, secure and redundant
  • Complies with data sovereignty laws and regulatory
  • requirement including GDPR
  • Helps increase the client base significantly and the recurring revenue stream

About any.cloud:

Since 1998, any.cloud has been helping customers increase business by providing cloudbased IT and hosting solutions. Based in Denmark, any.cloud has additional offices in Poland, the Czech Republic and Finland. any. cloud is a strong international unit that serves more than 500 customers in more than 25 countries. any.cloud is also a Platinum Veeam Cloud Service Provider and a recipient of the Veeam award for Best Cloud Service Provider in Denmark.