Maxis expands cloud offering with back-up as service


KUALA LUMPUR: Maxis Bhd has expanded its cloud service to offer a comprehensive back-up as a service (BaaS) in Malaysia as it further strengthens its leadership in converged solutions.

In a statement on Monday, it said the enterprise-proven data backup and recovery solution is a cloud-native and agile solution, making it easy to employ. The solution, it said, is managed by Commvault and stored in Microsoft Azure cloud.

“It is the first of several other data protection services that Maxis will be launching together with Commvault, a global leader in data and information management, ” it said.

Maxis’ head of enterprise practices Claire Featherstone (pic) said the BaaS will give its customers the peace of mind that their data is safeguarded and compliant with industry standards.

“The Maxis BaaS doesn’t require any startup investment or purchase of hardware, making it affordable so our customers can digitally transform their business cost-efficiently.

“As a leading converged solutions provider, our goal is to provide end-to-end services so our customer can always be ahead in a changing world, ” Featherstone said.

Vice-president & general manager, Commvault APJ Rachel Ler said the company’s BaaS offerings are designed to seamlessly backup, store, and recover data on the cloud.

Describing Maxis as one of the best-in-class managed service providers in Malaysia, Ler said the combination of the best of enterprise cloud technology with the best managed service provider would help organisations seep up their journey into the cloud without additional complexities or governance risks

The BaaS packages offered by Maxis:

• Office 365 BaaS provides total protection across Microsoft programs such as SharePoint, OneDrive, Exchange, Teams, Groups and Project Online. Any documents or emails can be recovered if there is an accidental deletion, security threats such as ransomware or retention policy gaps.

• Endpoint BaaS enables users to fully customise automatic backups for laptops and desktops through bandwidth optimization. Users can also prevent unauthorised access to data on their devices through file-level security. For example, if an anomaly is detected, users can remotely wipe the file before any breach.

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