Storage Made Easy delivers an evolved IBM SoftLayer Cloud Experience with S&M Cloud to Grupo Urbegi

S&M Cloud incorporates Storage Made Easy Enterprise File Fabric to provide value added services for SoftLayer Object Storage in the Spanish Market.
Storage Made Easy, Enterprise File Fabric
Storage Made Easy, Enterprise File Fabric
LONDON - Oct. 13, 2016 - PRLog -- Storage Made Easy announced that S&M Cloud, a Spanish Cloud Solution Provider, has integrated the SME Private Enterprise File Fabric with SoftLayer to provide an evolved cloud experience promoting a seamless intelligent layer for all of their data security and data monitoring activities.

SoftLayer, an IBM Company, provides cloud infrastructure as a service from a growing number of data centres and network points of presence around the world. S&M Cloud is one of the leading IBM SoftLayer partners in Spain and have recently received the IBM award for 'The Best Cloud Partner of the Year'.

With this new offering, S&M Cloud customers can manage corporate collaboration and file sharing for unified control of enterprise assets, satisfying existing and, more importantly, forthcoming corporate governance regulations. The joint offering of SoftLayer and SME offers these customers the ability to revoke access, audit in real-time, produce dated time restriction, password protection, all via SME the leading Enterprise File Fabric, integrated with the innovation of SoftLayer's Object Storage.

Luis A. Alonso, S&M Cloud co-founder said: "We provide a storage as a service solution to our customers partnering with IBM SoftLayer and Storage Made Easy, enabling secure access to SoftLayer from any desktop, web and mobile devices. Grupo Urbegi is one of our most important clients using the SME Enterprise File Fabric."

Cristina Solar, Finance Director from Grupo Urbegi, said: "We are operating in Spain, Colombia and Mexico in our 10 offices. After evaluating other providers, we decided to implement the Storage Made Easy solution as it was the best product we tested so far. We needed to set governance and audit controls, and also had a requirement for a Hybrid Solution to access data in a secure way on different public clouds. We are a company with an emphasis on adhering to the law with regards to protection of personal data, particularly as we work with vulnerable people. It is therefore imperative for us to know who, where and when data is being accessed."

In addition to SoftLayer, the Storage Made Easy Solution currently supports more than 50 private and public data clouds and services such as OpenStack, Amazon S3, Cloudian, SwiftStack and others.

Storage Made Easy CEO Jim Liddle said, "Security and privacy are without a doubt the biggest concerns when it comes to adoption of the cloud. A company often feels that it loses direct control over many aspects of security with regards to data stored on Cloud. The Storage Made Easy solution provides a way of handing control back to companies so that they can easily policy set, control and monitor data, in addition full audit logging reports that can be handed off to a compliance officer if required."

About S&M Cloud

S&M Cloud was formed in 2013 with the idea of becoming a leader in cloud environments while maintaining maximum objectivity toward different solutions in the market.

Aligning with the needs of companies that provide services, looking at it the involvement of both their team and its customers own team from a position of closeness.

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About Storage Made Easy

The Storage Made Easy Enterprise File Fabric enables IT to regain control of "cloud sprawl", unifying private and public file sharing into a single, converged storage infrastructure that can easily be managed and be used to set governance and audit controls.

The SME solution offers a "blanket" that enterprises can privately apply to wrap around all their data: on premises, within a public cloud, or on a third party software vendors' cloud (SharePoint or SalesForce for example). Customers use SME for security, encryption, audit, and control as well as to provide a data unification platform.

Storage Made Easy is the trading name of Vehera LTD who have sales offices in the UK, USA and Switzerland.

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