Cobalt Iron and Northdoor Partner in Bringing Secure, Automated Data Protection

11th March 2019News

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As a New Cobalt Iron Reseller Partner, Northdoor Will Distribute Cobalt Iron Enterprise Data Protection Solutions Across Multiple Verticals

London. 12 March 2019 — Cobalt Iron Inc., a leading provider of enterprise data protection SaaS, today announced that it has completed a reseller partner agreement with Northdoor, a U.K.-based IT consultancy specialising in data. Northdoor will distribute Cobalt Iron products, including the company’s Compass™  SaaS enterprise backup solution, to markets in the U.K. and Ireland.

“With its core focus on data and its extensive relationships across key verticals, Northdoor is an ideal partner through which to expand market awareness and customer access to our Compass™  solution,” said Mark Ward, chief operating officer at Cobalt Iron. “We’ve chosen Northdoor to join our expanding partner ecosystem of resellers in the U.K. and EMEA, and we look forward to building a very successful relationship for our businesses and our customers.”

Northdoor helps businesses to capture, manage, protect, and analyse large volumes of commercial data. The company supplies security, infrastructure solutions, and services for the automated data protection segment to a range of verticals including finance and insurance, the public sector, and IBM iSeries clients. Cobalt Iron technology complements and enhances the offerings that Northdoor brings to customers in these verticals.

Cobalt Iron Compass™  modernises backup, delivering features and scale of enterprise data protection along with the flexibility and economics of cloud consumption. Compass™  eliminates complexity, reduces management, scales easily from terabytes to exabytes, and provides the simplicity absent in today’s backup technologies and tools.

“With Compass™  in our technology portfolio, we can offer our customers differentiated and innovative solutions for data management and protection,” said AJ Thompson Chief Commercial Officer, Northdoor. “We’re pleased to be working closely with Cobalt Iron to increase awareness of this powerful enterprise backup solution and its benefits.”

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About Northdoor

Northdoor plc is an IT consultancy that specialises in helping clients leverage all data that flows through their business to gain a competitive edge. The company’s services cover the entire data journey, from applications that create business data to the solutions essential to effective, efficient, and secure data storage and management.

About Cobalt Iron

Cobalt Iron is the global leader in SaaS-based enterprise data protection. The company was founded in 2013 to fundamentally change the way the world thinks about data protection. Through analytics and automation, Cobalt Iron enables enterprises to transform and optimise legacy backup solutions into a simple cloud-based architecture. By leveraging the cloud, Cobalt Iron reduces overall capex by more than 50 percent while eliminating backup failures and inefficiencies. Processing more than 7 million jobs a month for customers in 44 countries, Cobalt Iron delivers modern enterprise data protection for enterprise customers.

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