Cobalt Iron Inc., a provider of SaaS-based enterprise data protection, announces 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. Previously known as Adaptive Data Protection, Compass is the full software stack of Cobalt Iron technologies that allows enterprise data managers to save time and money while increasing their data protection and performance. Analytics-driven data management capabilities Cobalt Iron has delivered significant improvements to the platform, grown its high-performing team With this proven platform, data custodians can implement the right solution to fit their unique business needs, and they have access to a range of analytics-driven data management capabilities through a unified web user experience. Renaming its flagship platform is the first step in a series of updates from Cobalt Iron as the company continues expanding its capabilities. In the past 12 months, Cobalt Iron has delivered significant improvements to the platform, grown its high-performing team, and taken on strategic partnerships that have allowed it to deliver increased value to the enterprise data protection market. The components of the platform remain the same. Today, Compass includes four product components: Commander, Analytics Engine, Accelerators, and Accelerator Operating System. Enhanced cloud platform and application protection In the next 12 months, Cobalt Iron will roll out version enhancements and accelerate company growth to meet market demands and exceed customer expectations. The next version of Compass will contain new capabilities such as enterprise search, which will enable users to perform centralised searches and identify where objects exist across the enterprise. These enhancements will deliver improved technology features for VMware, Hyper-V, and cloud providers This new release will also have enhanced virtual environment support as well as enhanced cloud platform and application protection. These enhancements will deliver improved technology features for VMware, Hyper-V, and cloud providers. Cobalt Iron will also expand the Compass technology integrations with a wider portfolio of data protection features and functions to help customers make better use of their investments. Simplified migration experience Finally, users will see a simplified migration experience that reduces the timeline and complexity of data migration and fully enables them to decommission their legacy backup systems and infrastructure. "Cobalt Iron provides Compass as the way to navigate through the complexity of data backup and recovery while meeting all the business outcomes the enterprise requires," said Andy Hurt, chief marketing officer of Cobalt Iron. "Defining our platform with the name 'Compass' marks a milestone for us as a company and as a technology leader in the industry. The name reflects our commitment to empowering companies to improve their data protection outcomes. What is more empowering than a tool that points you in the right direction?"
Cobalt Iron Inc., a provider of enterprise data protection SaaS, launches 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. Accelerating opportunities "Channel partners, service providers, certified platform partners, and integration partners — we consider every one to be just that: our partner," said Andy Hurt, CMO at Cobalt Iron. "It is through our partner ecosystem that we deliver smart, secure, and automated data protection everywhere, and the new Cobalt Iron Partner Portal reflects our commitment to supporting that partner ecosystem and enabling sales." Cobalt Iron Partners have access to Cobalt Iron's best-in-class technical support to help them deliver services to their clients "According to projections from International Data Corporation (IDC), the overall data management market will reach annual spending of $48.6 billion in 2019. This forecast suggests enormous potential for Cobalt Iron's enterprise backup and data protection technologies. As a 100-percent channel-focused company, Cobalt Iron is accelerating opportunities to transform enterprise backup.” Increase awareness The portal gives Cobalt Iron Partners access to sales tools, educational materials, videos, and more. Additional benefits include: Branding - Cobalt Iron Partners can leverage their relationship with Cobalt Iron to support their own branding initiatives and to bolster messaging around the solutions they offer to their clients. Joint Marketing Efforts - Cobalt Iron Partners have opportunities to work with Cobalt Iron on joint marketing events that increase awareness and drive demand for smart, secure, and automated data protection. Technical Support - Cobalt Iron Partners have access to Cobalt Iron's best-in-class technical support to help them deliver services to their clients. "We're proud to work with partners around the globe that share our values: integrity, authenticity, vision, and innovation," added Hurt. "We're excited about the addition of the new portal to help all of our partners drive sales and expand new revenue opportunities."