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nScaled® Partners with Meridian IT to Deliver End-to-End Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Solutions

DEERFIELD, Ill., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridian IT, a global IT solutions provider, today announced it has entered into a partnership with nScaled, a provider of automated, integrated IT Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BCDR) Solutions.

The combined nScaled/Meridian IT solution is based on a geo-distributed, fully redundant architecture. Companies can replace limited or outdated backup, business continuity, disaster recovery and archiving solutions with a comprehensive, proven platform.  It ensures that the entire heterogeneous IT environment, including user-facing Windows-based interfaces, application servers running on variants of Linux, and heavy-duty back-end transaction processors and databases on IBM iSeries servers, is adequately protected against human error, hardware failure, or natural disasters.

The joint solution is built on hybrid cloud architecture. It utilizes on-premise physical or virtual appliances for high performance local backup and recovery, and "in-the-cloud" distributed data centers for remote, highly-reliable failover and long-term storage.

For more info please read the joint solution brief at http://nscaled.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/nScaled-and-MeridianIT2014.pdf

"Our clients have complex business and technical environments that require a comprehensive solution to provide a higher level of protection for their entire organization," said Peggy Serena, Director of Cloud Strategy for Meridian IT Inc. "With nScaled as our partner, Meridian IT is able to provide a proven strategic solution for business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) to our client base."

"We at nScaled have built our Disaster Recovery solution to meet the most rigorous requirements. We know that our customers' architectures are complex, and often not homogenous in their choice of platforms," said Mark Jameson, nScaled's VP of Worldwide Sales and Strategy. "Through our partnership with Meridian IT we can truly protect the most sophisticated IT environments, across the board."

Just this year, nScaled was recognized as a Disaster Recovery Service leader in a published study by Forrester Research (The Forrester Wave™: Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service Providers, Q1 2014 http://nscaled.com/downloads/20.php?doc=72)

About Meridian IT
Meridian IT is part of Meridian Group International, a global organization specializing in: IT infrastructure, security and compliance, cloud/hosting, mobility, unified communications, social business, and equipment leasing. The companies of Meridian Group have been helping businesses optimize the strategic value of IT investments since 1979 from offices in the USA, Canada, Germany, United Kingdom, Australia, and Singapore. www.onlineMeridian.com

About nScaled
For the critical IT infrastructures of enterprises that need to keep disaster recoveries from becoming a disaster, nScaled provides a smart, integrated and cost-effective service that provides unquestionable IT business continuity and peace of mind. nScaled is headquartered in San Francisco, CA with data centers in Dallas, TX, Ashburn, VA, and London, UK. www.nscaled.com

Contacts:

Fran Blumenfeld

Corporate Communications

Meridian Group International

847.964.2772

fblumenfeld@onlinemeridian.com

David Rosenberg

Director of Marketing

nScaled, Inc.

1.415.408.5720,

david.rosenberg@nscaled.com

SOURCE nScaled, Inc.

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