Data Management Company, Compfix Data Limited has announced plans to venture into offering cyber security and business continuity solutions as it looks to tap into emerging business opportunities within the East Africa market.
The privately-owned data management firm was founded in 2003. The firm first made its mark by becoming the pioneer and the leader in provision of data recovery solutions in Kenya with over 10,000 customers.
Evail has been investing heavily on technology over the last years to improve on its service delivery capability by adopting world-class best practices and systems.
The firms’ commitment to excellence is exemplified by twice receiving (2007 and 2008) the prestigious ICT annual Awards from Computer Society of Kenya for outstanding performances in disaster recovery.
Consequently, the company has also rebranded to Evail in a move aimed at positioning the brand as the most innovative and trusted data management Solutions Company within the region.
The company has been in the market for over a decade offering IT solutions that include: Data recovery, Cloud backup and Business continuity services.
Speaking during the unveiling of the new brand, Evail Founder and Technical Director David Njoroge said the rebrand was in line with the company’s commitment to its our customers on its readiness to serve them better in a fast-changing technology environment.
“In order to expand our business and clarify our brand position in the IT industry, we are delighted to announce the change in our company name from Compfix Data Limited to Evail. We are now a one stop shop for core data center, business continuity, cloud and cyber security solutions,” he said.
In addition to DataBank, Data recovery, Network Security, and Backup as a Service (BaaS), the company has introduced new solutions which include Disaster Recovery as a Service, Cyber Security, Compute, storage and privilege access management.
Mr Njoroge noted that despite the fact that the solutions are being offered by other players in the industry, Evail will be seeking to differentiate themselves through partnering with vendors whose products have been proven in the market, understanding the end user needs and providing solutions that address specific are of needs.
Cyber security being key concern for many companies and organizations, Evail’s main focus will be to ensure corporate information is secured across board, from on-premises to cloud including BYODs and IOTs. The company will be offering Cyber Security as a service and ensuring the security of customers’ data, accessibility of information to the relevant people and protection from non-authorized access.
“Privileged Access Management is another element of security that Evail seeks to provide to complement and enhance security solutions that we provide to enterprises. We will also now offer Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) providing a temporary fail-over site for enterprises, giving them the resources to spin up to secure standby server replicas with operations continuing as normally as possible while seeking to fix the issues that may have affected the production site,” he added.
The company was the first in the region to provide Data Recovery services as well as affordable cloud backup solutions to the Small and Medium Based market.
“We take this opportunity to thank our customers for their continued support throughout the years and we welcome on board new customers to join us in our new journey,” he added.
The firm has planned to continue to heavily invest in the business especially in research, new infrastructure as well as human resources to effectively serve its customers.