ClearSky Data has announced it has achieved Advanced Technology Partner status in Amazon Web Service (AWS) Partner Network (APN). AWS’ global partner program focuses on helping APN Partners with go-to-market and technical support. ClearSky Data’s expanded relationship with AWS furthers its mission to help more companies get to the cloud quickly, so they can eliminate secondary infrastructure, take advantage of hybrid DR and dramatically reduce costs with consumption-based enterprise storage.

As enterprise IT teams struggle to consolidate multiple infrastructure silos and free themselves from painful upgrade cycles, the case for cloud migration is escalating. At the same time, these organizations are tasked with multiple data management challenges, from backing up archival information assets to rapidly ingesting massive amounts of machine data at the edge. ClearSky Data provides a storage-as-a-service solution integrated with AWS, enabling enterprises to access all of this data wherever it’s needed — on-premises or in the cloud — without replication.

“Our partnership with AWS extends our ability to help enterprises seamlessly get to the cloud and get out of their secondary data centers,” said Ellen Rubin, CEO and co-founder of ClearSky Data. “As an Advanced Technology Partner in the APN, ClearSky Data will continue to innovate at the place where the edge meets the cloud, so enterprises can more easily and efficiently manage their data today and into the future.”

“Our hybrid cloud storage clients want the economics of the cloud, but with the same level of security and performance as on-premises workloads,” said Arthur Olshansky, CEO of Federal Hill Solutions and founder of Molnii Cloud, an MSP that delivers hybrid IT services and solutions. “ClearSky Data’s support of AWS technology helps us offer high-performance data access, primary storage, offsite backup and disaster recovery, reducing the costs and complexity seen with traditional storage.”