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IDC Frontier Japan Chooses ProphetStor Cloud-Based DR Prophet® to Announce Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) to its Customers Through “Eco-Alliance” Partner Program

MILPITAS, CA, September 07, 2016 — ProphetStor Data Services, Inc., the leader in software-defined storage (SDS), today announced that its cloud-based business continuity and disaster recovery (BC/DR), DR Prophet® solution has been implemented by IDC Frontier Inc., one of the largest data center service providers who runs 9 data centers in 3 different locations in Japan. IDC Frontier is now ready to introduce cloud-based disaster-recovery-as-a-service (DRaaS) to its customers through its “Eco-Alliance” partner program.

“Eco-Alliance” is a program which IDC Frontier works together with its channel partners offering advanced IT and data services to its customers in a cloud-based environment. DRaaS is a technology built specifically for BC/DR customers demand and brings to push forward BC/DR solution leveraging cloud infrastructure to offer local and remote disaster recovery services. This solution will be highly flexible and scalable to rapidly and accurately restore a customer’s business data and critical application systems while enabling business continuity.

“DRaaS as a model is gaining popularity among enterprises mainly due its cost effectiveness, and use of automated virtual platforms that can minimize the recovery time after a failure,” said Eric Chen, CEO of ProphetStor. “IDC Frontier has world-class data center and IT service experiences with excellent customer support structure. The cooperation between IDC Frontier and ProphetStor offers reliable, flexible and efficient data center services to help customers grow with advanced capabilities such as snapshots, data replication, and also provides a unified management framework to facilitate effortless disaster recovery data provisioning to ensure a continuous protection in a cloud-based environment.”

The DRaaS solution implementation will be handled directly by System Integrators (Cloud Experts) which are IFC Frontier’s partners with the technical support for DR Prophet™ from ProphetStor.

About IDC Frontier Inc.

IDC Frontier Inc. provides information technology infrastructure services in Japan. The company offers cloud services, data center, big data platform, and IP network services for businesses. It offers cloud computing (IaaS) services; big data analysis platform that allows clients to collect, store, and analyze corporate big data; and network services. The company was founded in 1986 and is based in Tokyo with an additional office in Osaka, Japan. It has 9 data centers in Japan. As of February 24, 2009, IDC Frontier Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Yahoo Japan Corporation.

Address: 4-29, Yotsuya, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 160-0004 Japan
Chief Executive Officer, President and Full-Time Director: Mr. Seiji Ishida

About ProphetStor Data Services, Inc.

ProphetStor Data Services, Inc., a leader in Software-Defined Storage (SDS), provides federated storage and data services to enable both enterprises and cloud service providers to build an agile, automated, intelligent, and orchestrated storage infrastructure.

ProphetStor was founded in 2012 by seasoned storage experts with extensive experience in cloud computing platforms, software-based networked storage, data services, business continuity and disaster recovery.

Headquartered in Milpitas, California, ProphetStor has branch offices in Asia-Pacific regions to serve international customers. For more information, visit

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