Press Release

Druva expands modern SaaS data protection through NEXTGEN Group partnership

Wed 18 Oct 2023

Druva, the first at-scale SaaS platform for data resilience, today announced a strategic partnership with NEXTGEN Group, a prominent IT distribution and services company.

This collaboration aims to expand Druva’s footprint in Australia, New Zealand, and the Philippines, delivering  data protection solutions to a broader range of businesses across the Asia-Pacific region.

As organisations in the Asia-Pacific region embrace cloud-first strategies, the demand for comprehensive SaaS data protection solutions has surged. Druva’s cloud-native platform enables organisations to protect, manage, and harness their data in the cloud securely.

With features such as automated backups, ransomware detection, and compliance monitoring, Druva stands at the forefront of data protection innovation. This partnership with NEXTGEN Group will allow more organisations to increase cloud data protection.

“Our partnership with NEXTGEN Group is all about modernising data protection, ensuring that businesses across Australia, New Zealand, and the Philippines can confidently navigate the digital landscape and emerging cyber threats,” said Mike Houghton, Senior. Vice President of Global Partners and Alliances at Druva.

“We believe that every business, regardless of its size or industry, deserves robust data resilience and business continuity. This partnership embodies our commitment to empowering our partners, and simplifying data security infrastructure,” added Druva.

Partnership Highlights

  • Cloud Data Protection for All: Together, Druva and NEXTGEN Group will enable joint customers to leverage data protection technologies that improve cyber resiliency, streamline governance, and extract data insights at scale.
  • Infrastructure Simplification: Druva offers the industry’s only at-scale, SaaS-based data protection solutions, eliminating the need for hardware, software, and maintenance. This frees customers’ resources for more critical projects and enhances cyber resiliency posture.
  • Expanding Channel Ecosystem: This collaboration will help scale Druva’s global ecosystem of partners while expanding reach to businesses looking to gain confidence in their data strategies. The partnership will build upon Druva’s recently launched Partner+ Programme to deliver continuous partner enablement, with a range of benefits including sales and technical training, marketing support, and access to a dedicated partner portal.

“We at NEXTGEN Group are very pleased to form a regional partnership starting with Australia, New Zealand, and the Philippines,” said Gavin Lawless, Group Chief Operating Officer & Managing Director at NEXTGEN Distribution Australia.

“Data resilience, data protection and cyber security are inextricably linked, and Druva is building an exceptional reputation for helping organizations manage their data and giving them ransomware protection in this increasingly challenging threat landscape,” added Lawless.

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