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Monica Brink

Monica Brink

Monica has more than 12 years of global experience in product and channel marketing in the Cloud Computing and ERP sectors. Monica is currently the Director of Marketing for iland EMEA and works with customers and partners in the region to educate the market and drive adoption of iland’s enterprise cloud services. Monica has worked across the globe in Europe, the Middle East and the US with Microsoft, BMC Software, Meeza and iland and is currently based in the United Kingdom.

Author's Posts

Cloud Security: Getting the Balance Right

Monica Brink

In their report, CISO Playbook: How to Retain the Right Kinds of Control in the Cloud,”* Gartner addresses the need for security and risk management leaders to embrace a new mindset when moving to the cloud. In the playbook, Gartner highlights a number of main recommendations across identity and access management, encryption, demonstrating governance and compliance and measuring cloud service provider SLAs. I’ll cover how iland helps customers address each of these areas in this blog.

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Topics: IaaS, security

iland named Veeam Cloud Service Provider of the Year

Monica Brink

Helping customers adopt cloud backup and disaster recovery solutions to protect their businesses is rewarding in itself - but it's also very rewarding to get some accolades along the way. Veeam has recognized iland as their Veeam Impact Cloud & Service Provider Partner of the Year, a prestigious partner award that demonstrates the best overall performance in the areas of revenue growth and collaboration with Veeam.

Read the press release: iland named Cloud Service Provider of the Year by Veeam® 

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iland customer talks VMware Powered IaaS and DRaaS at VMworld Europe

Monica Brink

At VMworld Europe this year, Khatib and Alami, a renowned engineering consultancy and architectural design company based in the Middle East, shared their experiences of cloud adoption. Mohamed Saad, IT Director of Khatib and Alami, describes how they use iland secure cloud services including VMware powered IaaS and DRaaS to scale their business quickly.

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Topics: DRaaS, VMware, IaaS

Leading UK Property Company talks about the value of the VMware Powered iland cloud

Monica Brink

At VMworld Europe this year, we were lucky to have many iland customers at the event to share their experiences on leveraging Secure Cloud services from our VMware Powered global cloud. One such customer was M J Mapp, a leading UK Property and Asset Management Company. Their story was so good that VMware recorded a video of Theo Ioakeim, IT Infrastructure Manager at M J Mapp, talking about the benefits they've realised from protecting their business with Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service with the VMware-based iland cloud in the UK.

Watch the video here.

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Topics: DRaaS, VMware

iland at Data & Cloud Expo Netherlands

Monica Brink

Following on from our announcement of a new cloud location in the Netherlands this summer, iland is looking forward to meeting up with customers and partners at the Data & Cloud Expo in the Netherlands next week. If you're at the event, come see us at booth #A118.

Register here to schedule a demo at our booth to get a 25 Euro Media Markt voucher!

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Topics: IaaS

Veeam it Up, London!

Monica Brink

Availability - is there an IT leader anywhere who doesn't have availability as one of the nagging concerns keeping them awake at night? From our experience at iland, not many. It's right up there with IT security in terms of priorities. That's just one of the reasons why iland is sponsoring the UK event for all things Availability - VeeamOn Forum UK - in London next week on Oct 12th.

Sign up here to schedule a demo of Veeam Cloud Backup or DR at the iland booth and get a £20 Costa Coffee gift card.

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Topics: DRaaS, Veeam, cloud backup

Data protection, GDPR, Brexit and Cloud – Attend the Webinar

Monica Brink

We’re coming off a great week at VMworld Europe in Barcelona. The conversations we had with IT teams, partners and customers across Europe very much reflected the focus of our upcoming webinar. Data privacy, cloud security and the implications of GDPR plus Brexit were certainly top of mind for many people we spoke with.

Register for this Thursday's webinar: Data Protection, GDPR, Brexit and Cloud – Oh My! 

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Topics: cloud compliance

Best of VMworld Europe Awards – we made the Short List!

Monica Brink
We received some great news as we’re packing our bags for VMworld Europe in Barcelona next week - iland, along with our customer Synergy Logistics, have been shortlisted for ‘Best Cloud Project’ in the Best of VMworld Europe Awards which are judged by Computer Weekly. First of all, Congratulations to Synergy Logistics for this recognition of their industry-leading ‘cloud-first’ policy and their use of cloud innovation to drive value for their customers.
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iland joins line-up for CloudSec London 2017

Monica Brink

With cloud adoption booming across Europe against a backdrop of increased IT security risks,  iland is thrilled to be joining our partner, Trend Micro, to share our cloud security expertise as a sponsor and presenter at CloudSec London on Sept 5th, 2017.  This event presents many opportunities for attendees to learn the latest on cloud security including presentations from industry leaders, hands-on labs, a Solutions Village,  networking and more.

Register for CloudSec London here: https://www.cloudsec.com/uk/ 

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Topics: DRaaS, IaaS, cloud backup

iland and GreenPages protect Law School with cloud-based DR

Monica Brink

You may have read that iland recently expanded our channel program to help resellers and managed service providers take advantage of the burgeoning cloud opportunity and deliver market-leading cloud services to small and medium businesses.

A great example of the iland channel program in action is GreenPages, a leading systems integrator and reseller of iland's Secure Cloud Services and their customer, Vermont Law School

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