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T-Systems implements Disaster Recovery for vCloud

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  • VMware vCloud Availability for businesses of all sizes
  • T-Systems is the first certified “VMware Cloud Provider Ready for DRaaS” in Europe

T-Systems today announced general availability of vCloud Availability on Dynamic Services for Infrastructure with vCloud, its new Disaster Recovery as a Service (“DRaaS”) solution running on VMware technologies. This new feature of „Dynamic Services for Infrastructure with vCloud“ powered by VMware vCloud Availability offers a simple, secure, and cost-effective onboarding, migration, and disaster recovery service for multi-tenant VMware clouds. T-Systems, Deutsche Telekom’s enterprise customers unit, is the first service provider in Europe to be certified as a “VMware Cloud Provider Ready for DRaaS”, making it easy for organizations of all sizes to have their workloads protected from unexpected events.

"With VMware vCloud Availability on DSI vCloud we offer our clients a service that is unique in the market," says Frank Strecker, responsible for cloud business and the cloud ecosystem at Deutsche Telekom. "In our capacity as a cloud integrator, we are making it as easy as possible for our customers to use cloud services in a secure manner." Customers can implement this cloud-native solution through a fully automated process. They just pay per use.

Cloud-based disaster recovery is one of the fastest-growing industry segments for cloud services. VMware vCloud Availability gives cloud providers the ability to capitalize on this demand and deliver increased choice to end users. Additionally, as enterprises increasingly implement a hybrid cloud strategy, vCloud Availability provides an opportunity for cloud providers to deliver simple, integrated migration and onboarding services to the cloud and from cloud to cloud.

VMware vCloud Availability on DSI vCloud, enables T-Systems to offer robust business continuity to organizations of all sizes,” said Rajeev Bhardwaj, vice president of products (CPSBU) at VMware. “Dynamic Services for Infrastructure with vCloud empowers companies to recover data quickly and avoid business outages when a man-made or natural disaster strikes.”

VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger at DIGITAL X

VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger will attend the upcoming DIGITAL X finale. DIGITAL X is Europe’s biggest cross-sectoral digitalization initiative. As part of this initiative, leading companies are working together with Deutsche Telekom with the common objective of fostering the digital transformation. Not only that, the initiative also brought their digital identities to life in six German regions in spring 2019. 24 companies won the regional “Digital Champions Award”. The big finale of “DIGITAL X 2019” will take place on October 29 and 30 in Cologne. You can find further details on the final event in Cologne here and on

Whether associations, companies, start-ups, or founders – everyone can contribute their knowledge and experience and be part of the initiative. The LinkedIn account “Telekom Business” provides regular updates about the digitalization of the economy. In the Digital X LinkedIn group you are invited to network and exchange ideas.

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About T-Systems: T-Systems company profile

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