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October 8, 2019 | Press Release

Cobalt Iron and Northdoor Ltd. to Present ‘Machine Learning Meets Data Protection’ at IBM Think Summit London

Cobalt Iron Inc., a leading provider of SaaS-based enterprise data protection, and Northdoor Ltd., a London-based IT consultancy, will sponsor, exhibit, and make a presentation at the upcoming IBM Think Summit London on Oct. 16 at the Olympia London event center. Scheduled for 12:39 p.m. as part of the Cloud and Infrastructure Think Tank, the presentation is titled “Machine Learning Meets Data Protection — the unstoppable force meets the immovable object?” The companies will be exhibiting in the Cloud and Infrastructure Campus.

October 1, 2019 | Press Release

Cobalt Iron Renames Flagship SaaS Data Protection Platform and Previews Coming Upgrades

Cobalt Iron Inc., a leading provider of SaaS-based enterprise data protection, today announced Cobalt Iron Compass™, the new name for its flagship SaaS-based enterprise data protection platform. The new name signifies the immediate insights and guidance the company delivers to its customers. With the renaming, Cobalt Iron kicks off a new phase of growth for the company and a new level of innovation for the platform.

September 17, 2019 | Press Release

Cobalt Iron Adds Rodney Foreman as Chief Revenue Officer

Cobalt Iron Inc., a leading provider of SaaS-based enterprise data protection, today announced the appointment of Rodney Foreman to the newly created position of chief revenue officer. In this role, Foreman will be responsible for all sales initiatives for the company, including direct and indirect sales channels.

September 10, 2019 | Press Release

Cobalt Iron Introduces Cyber Shield Built-In Cybersecurity for Adaptive Data Protection

Cobalt Iron Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based data protection, today announced Cyber Shield™, an extension of its Adaptive Data Protection™ SaaS solution that locks down and shields its customers’ backup data from loss, corruption, or attack.

August 22, 2019 | Press Release

Cobalt Iron Appoints Brian Smith VP of Operations

Cobalt Iron Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based data protection, has hired Brian Smith as vice president of operations. In this newly created position, Smith will oversee the company’s internal day-to-day operations, including product support and deployment and the quote-to-cash process.

July 25, 2019 | Press Release

Cobalt Iron Compass Automates, Optimizes, and Orchestrates Data Protection Technologies

Cobalt Iron Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based data protection, is simplifying the task of managing multiple storage and data protection technologies with the company’s Compass™ platform. Through automation, continual analytics-based optimization, and orchestration of technologies and operations, the Cobalt Iron Compass platform delivers a unified enterprise data protection experience.

July 11, 2019 | Press Release

Cobalt Iron Patents Its Techniques for Fulfilling E-discovery Requests From Backup Storage

Cobalt Iron Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based data protection, today announced that it has received a patent for its techniques related to electronic discovery (e-discovery) when searching for data in backup storage. Further proof of Cobalt Iron’s advanced enterprise-data discipline capabilities, this patent represents the company’s unique approach to managing backup data sets to facilitate e-discovery requests. As a result, CIOs, data custodians, compliance officers, systems administrators, backup administrators, and other IT professionals who use Cobalt Iron’s Compass platform can fulfill e-discovery requests more quickly and cost-effectively, with verifiable data discipline.

June 28, 2019 | Editorial

Critical Copies of Data

Recent papers from the Bank of England make it clear that regulations around business continuity are likely to be tightened in the near future. Financial services companies need to improve their readiness, and backup is a great place to start. By introducing a solution that guarantees the immutability of backed-up data, financial institutions will always be able to rely on a known good copy of data from which to recover operations in the event of a disaster.

April 25, 2019 | Press Release

Cobalt Iron and Melius Group Team Up to Bring On-Premises and Backup-As-a-Service Data Protection to UK and Ireland

Cobalt Iron Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based data protection, and business transformation and IT specialist company Melius Group Limited today announced a reseller/cloud service provider agreement. Under the terms of the contract, Melius Group will represent Cobalt Iron’s Compass SaaS enterprise backup solution to customers in the U.K. and Ireland across a range of markets, but primarily the public sector. Melius Group will resell Compass and associated services in on-premises solutions and as a backup-as-a-service offering from its hosting centers.

April 11, 2019 | Press Release

Cobalt Iron and SCC Join Forces to Offer a Simple, Powerful, Fully Automated Enterprise Data Protection Solution in the UK and Ireland

Cobalt Iron Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based data protection, and SCC, Europe’s largest independent IT business, today announced a reseller partner agreement. Under the agreement, SCC will represent Cobalt Iron’s Compass SaaS enterprise backup solution and associated services to customers in the U.K. and Ireland as part of its IBM business with backup and backup-as-a-service (BaaS) offerings.

March 26, 2019 | Press Release

Cobalt Iron Customers Enjoy the Power of Compass Protection for SAP HANA Environments

Cobalt Iron Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based data protection, today announced that the company’s Compass™ platform is providing customers with the benefits of SAP® Certified Integration for SAP HANA®. The Compass solution was one of the first in the market to leverage the SAP HANA APIs, and it is empowering Cobalt Iron customers — including a worldwide manufacturer, a large energy corporation, and a leading food distributor — to protect large and complex SAP HANA environments.

March 12, 2019 | Press Release

Cobalt Iron and Northdoor Partner in Bringing Smart, Secure, Automated Data Protection to UK and Ireland

Cobalt Iron Inc., a leading provider of enterprise data protection SaaS, today announced that it has completed a reseller partner agreement with Northdoor, a U.K.-based IT consultancy specializing in data. Northdoor will distribute Cobalt Iron products, including the company’s Compass SaaS enterprise backup solution, to markets in the U.K. and Ireland.

February 28, 2019 | Press Release

Cobalt Iron and Vicom Infinity Partner in Delivering Smart, Secure, Automated Data Protection

Cobalt Iron Inc., a leading provider of enterprise data protection SaaS, and Vicom Infinity, a provider of world-class IT solutions and service, have signed a reseller agreement by which Vicom Infinity will distribute Cobalt Iron products, including the company’s Compass SaaS enterprise backup solution.

February 19, 2019 | Press Release

Cobalt Iron and Tech Data Partner to Extend Access to Smart, Secure, Automated Data Protection

Cobalt Iron Inc., a leading provider of enterprise data protection SaaS, and Tech Data Corporation, a global technology distributor, today announced a distribution partnership for Cobalt Iron products, including the company’s Compass SaaS enterprise backup solution, throughout the United Kingdom.

February 5, 2019 | Press Release

Cobalt Iron CMO Andy Hurt to Present at IBM Think 2019

Cobalt Iron Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based data protection, today announced that the company’s chief marketing officer, Andy Hurt, will join fellow experts from across the tech industry to speak at IBM Think, which runs Feb. 12-15, in San Francisco. Hurt will present “Eliminate the Daily Grind of Backup Administration” at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the St. Regis Hotel.

January 22, 2019 | Press Release

Cobalt Iron Expands Channel Partner Support With Launch of Dedicated Online Partner Portal

Cobalt Iron Inc., a leading provider of enterprise data protection SaaS, has launched the Cobalt Iron Partner Portal, an online portal where the company’s partners can access collateral, register deals, request sales support, and find answers to frequently asked questions. Providing the most current sales enablement tools and resources, the new partner portal will be a one-stop shop for all Cobalt Iron channel partners: resellers, value-added resellers and distributors, and service providers that resell SaaS or deploy backup-as-a-service and DR-as-a-service.

December 13, 2018 | Press Release

Cobalt Iron and Datatrend Partner to Deliver Smart, Secure, Automated Data Protection Everywhere

Cobalt Iron Inc., a leading provider of enterprise data protection SaaS, and Datatrend Technologies Inc., a global solutions integrator, today announced a partnership that establishes Datatrend as a primary solution integrator and OEM distributor of Cobalt Iron’s Compass SaaS solution for enterprise backup. In addition, Datatrend will be an Compass reseller and go-to-market partner for certain key strategic accounts.

November 29, 2018 | Press Release

Cobalt Iron Awarded Patent for Techniques Enabling Management of IT Resource Use in Complex, Multitenant Environments

Cobalt Iron Inc., a leading provider of enterprise data protection SaaS, today announced it has been issued a patent (U.S. Patent No. 10133642) for its techniques for presenting views of a backup environment for an organization on a suborganizational basis. In short, the new Cobalt Iron patent discloses unique ways to manage and track IT resource usage in complex, multitenant environments.

November 14, 2018 | Editorial

Cobalt Iron Targets IBM i with New VTL Offering

Cobalt Iron yesterday unveiled a new analytics-infused virtual tape library (VTL) solution that it says will optimize and bring IBM i backup and recovery operations into sync with the rest of the enterprise. The offering lets IBM i users back up their data to anywhere – including on-premise and the cloud backups, with automated replication in between — but without giving up IBM i-specific features delivered through existing tools like BRMS and native commands.

November 13, 2018 | Press Release

Cobalt Iron Adds Virtual Tape Library Functionality to Its Compass SaaS Solution

The Compass VTL feature is not a legacy stand-alone VTL appliance but serves as a software-agnostic tape ingest path for the Accelerator. This first-of-its-kind solution is uniquely innovative because it transforms the VTL into an integrated component of an end-to-end enterprise data protection solution.

October 25, 2018 | Press Release

Cobalt Iron Adds New Storage Platforms to Growing List of Compass-Supported Storage

Cobalt Iron Inc. announces that its Accelerators now support an even wider array of industry-leading storage platforms.

October 4, 2018 | Press Release

Andy Hurt Joins Cobalt Iron as Chief Marketing Officer

Reporting directly to Richard Spurlock, Cobalt Iron CEO and founder, Hurt will manage all marketing and product management activities for the fast-growing company.

October 2, 2018 | Press Release

ATS Group Partners with Cobalt Iron for Innovative, Analytics-Based Data Protection and Precise Service Delivery

This partnership between the ATS Group and Cobalt Iron empowers organizations with a modern, automated data protection solution including the flexibility of the cloud and expert service delivery

September 18, 2018 | Press Release

Cobalt Iron Launches Compass 4.1

Providing software-defined, enterprise-class data protection, automation, management, and predicative event remediation, regardless of workload or infrastructure.

June 19, 2018 | Press Release

Cobalt Iron Appoints Greg Tevis to Lead Global Strategy

Cobalt Iron is excited to welcome Greg Tevis, global data protection and software development expert, as VP of Strategy.

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