Asigra to Host Live Twitter Chat on the Challenges and Solutions to Cloud-Based Application Backup

Dec 3, 2012

TORONTO – December 3, 2012 – Asigra Inc., a leading Cloud Backup™, recovery and restore (BURR) software provider since 1986, today announced a live Twitter Chat to discuss approaches and processes to protect mission-critical corporate data in Cloud applications and across Cloud platforms. The event, which will be moderated by Curtis Preston (aka, Mr. Backup), Founder and CEO of Truth in IT, will take place on December 4th at 1 pm Pacific/4 pm Eastern. The event will focus on the challenges of Cloud-based application data backup and how service providers and end-users can incorporate this activity into a secure, unified backup environment.

As more companies of all sizes adopt the production services of Cloud (SaaS) applications, there will be increasing demand for backup/recovery technologies to securely and efficiently protect the data in these environments. Backup infrastructure that provides comprehensive capabilities to protect on-premise servers, endpoint devices as well as Cloud/SaaS application data will provide the greatest value because of the ability to simplify and provide accountability across computing platforms.

During this live Twitter event presented by Asigra, backup industry expert Curtis Preston will moderate discussions regarding Cloud/SaaS applications such as and approaches for securely and confidently protecting the data within these online applications. Participants in this event will include IT professionals from small and medium businesses (SMBs) and enterprises as well as backup industry experts from the leading Cloud backup service providers in North America and abroad. The 45 minute event will cover a range of issues ranging from today’s challenges to the technologies and processes used to address them.

"With research showing that Cloud/SaaS application delivery is set to significantly outpace traditional software product delivery, IT professionals must be prepared to modernize their data protection strategies," said Tracy Staniland, VP, Corporate Marketing, Asigra. "While there can be significant value in moving to Cloud-based applications, reliance on these vendors to ensure data availability is not without risk. Those who attend this information exchange will walk away with a greater understanding of the problems as well as strategies and approaches for secure Cloud/SaaS data backup."

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About Asigra

Asigra is the leading Cloud computing software vendor focused on backup, recovery and restoration with more than 550,000 global installations. Asigra Cloud Backup™ transforms the way businesses manage and protect their data by delivering seamless end-to-end data protection that efficiently scales and easily adapts to any IT environment. With more than 26 years of experience as backup/recovery pioneers, Asigra manages one of the largest business-class backup service provider ecosystems in the world who power their Cloud backup services using Asigra technology and provide hands-on local service. Asigra is recognized by leading analyst firms as a top Cloud storage vendor. Asigra Cloud Backup was recently recognized with the 2012 Frost & Sullivan North American Cloud Based Data Management New Product Innovation Award and named "Product of the Year" by Storage Magazine. Asigra was also awarded a 5-Star rating in the CRN Magazine's 2012 Partner Program Guide, named a CRN 2012 Channel Chief, and also named a Best Channel Partner for 2012 by Business Solutions Magazine. Asigra is headquartered in Toronto, Canada, with offices globally. For more information, visit


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(818) 332-6166

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