RackWare Announces Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service Solution for IBM SoftLayer

RackWare, a software provider that integrates data center and cloud resources into a scalable and intelligently managed computing environment, has announced the availability of RackWare Management Module (RMM) for Self-Service Disaster Recovery (DR) to SoftLayer, an IBM Company.

The new solution, available April 2nd 2015, enables enterprises to use SoftLayer as part of their DR strategy, and introduces a self-service wizard that guides an IT end-user through the steps involved in replicating a workload environment into SoftLayer and setting up sync, DR and failback policies.

softlayer-cloudRackWare allows enterprises to use SoftLayer as a seamless extension of their internal infrastructure, including legacy, as well as modern applications, for “easy DR”, migrations and hybrid scaling. Now, with the self-service wizard for SoftLayer, application owners can protect all workloads including physical, cloud and virtual, to SoftLayer with “click-through ease” and without the need to acquire new server, storage and networking equipment for DR.

“We are excited to announce the industry’s first DRaaS solution for SoftLayer,” said Sash Sunkara, CEO of RackWare. “Our software helps enterprises leverage SoftLayer as a seamless extension of their internal infrastructure to scale and protect their modern, as well as complex enterprise applications with unprecedented ease.”