Off-Site Data Protection & Hot Cloud Storage

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The combination of ever increasing network bandwidth and ability to quickly address new data storage requirements is driving the rapid emergence of cloud storage. NEC’s UNIVEGE BLUE BACKUP / S3 Cloud Storage Service is built from the ground up upon NEC’s award winning HYDRAstor® backup and archive technology to deliver the security, reliability, and functionality to address all aspects of advanced cloud storage service requirements. 

S3 (Simple Storage Service)

As a strategic part of NEC’s UNIVERGE BLUE BACKUP Suite, BACKUP/S3 is designed to address Data Protection and Hot Cloud Storage requirements.  NEC’s UNIVERGE BLUE BACKUP/S3 delivers an S3 compatible storage service that delivers the security, resiliency, and performance of cloud storage at a predictable and affordable price.

BACKUP/S3 is designed to address the off-site requirement of the 3-2-1 Rule for Data Protection and with the increase in network bandwidth, also delivers Hot Cloud Storage for large amounts of data that is required in a short period of time. 

  • Built and optimized on NEC’s award winning2 HYDRAstor backup and archive storage systems
  • Highly secure, compliant, and resilient Iron Mountain® above and underground data centers
  • Affordable and predictable billing, with no egress or API request charges
  • S3 compliant off-prem storage service delivered by highly experienced 24/7 support team
  • Optional enhanced service options including data migration, meta-data indexing, and disaster recovery


In order to truly realize the security aspects of off-site cloud storage, physical security and data protection are critical and need to be taken into account.

  • NEC is the first technology infrastructure provider to join Iron Mountain’s Datacenter Marketplace in 2014
  • Every aspect of infrastructure access and management is tracked and secured
  • Strict security compliance access and optional reports on individual access to the equipment for compliance purposes is maintained
  • Data transmitted to NEC’s BACKUP/S3 buckets are encrypted in transit, and optionally encrypted at rest to provide additional security using NEC’s HYDRAstor patented encryption technology.
“NEC has been a proven core technology provider of advanced storage systems serving demanding enterprise companies. With the addition of UNIVERGE BLUE BACKUP / S3 Services, NEC continues to build upon their core HYDRAstor technology to deliver this technology as a Service to their clients.”

Camberley Bates, Managing Director of the Evaluator Group.

Resiliency, Disaster Recovery & Performance

Built upon HYDRAstor’s patented integrated resilience, NEC’s BACKUP/S3 offering provides the resiliency, disaster recovery options and performance to meet a business’s critical data requirements.

  • Delivers the highest levels of resiliency in the industry without compromising performance
  • Offers advanced disaster recovery options to BACKUP S3 data, to meet various Recovery Point Objectives (RPO) and Recovery Time Objectives (RPO) requirements
  • Ingestion and egress performance meets virtually any cloud storage mission requirement

Flexibility &

With the flexibility to backup between datacenters with an on-premises solution or straight to the cloud, virtual or physical environments, NEC delivers backup strategies to meet the needs from small and medium businesses to global enterprise-class datacenters. Whatever your needs may be, NEC’s UNIVERGE BLUE BACKUP/S3 can provide the Data Protection and Hot Cloud Storage requirements you require.

1 https://guides.library.upenn.edu/datamgmt/storage
2 https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160526005154/en/NEC-HYDRAstor%C2%AE-HS-Series-Wins-Top-2016

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