Asigra Cloud Backup and Recovery Software Featuring Office 365 Backup Named a Finalist in the 2014 TechTarget Product of the Year Awards

Jan 14, 2015

TORONTO – January 14, 2015Asigra Inc., a leading cloud backup, recovery and restore software provider since 1986 today announced that the company has been recognized as a finalist in the 2014 Storage Magazine/SearchStorage.com Product of the Year Awards. Recognized for the sixth year in a row as a category leader in backup and disaster recovery (DR) software, Asigra Cloud Backup™ was selected for innovations in cloud-to-cloud SaaS backup.

The 10 finalists in the backup and disaster recovery software and services category for the Storage Magazine/SearchStorage.com Products of the Year award illustrate the variety of products available for data protection today. Products eligible for consideration in the backup and disaster recovery (DR) software category include backup and recovery software, cloud backup and recovery services, DR, snapshot and replication software, electronic vaulting and archiving software. Asigra was recognized as one of the industry’s top cloud backup products and stood out from the competition for product innovation in the recovery of SaaS application data.

According to the editors of Storage Magazine and SearchStorage.com, “The latest version of Asigra Cloud Backup adds Microsoft Office 365 cloud-to-cloud backup to Salesforce.com and Google Apps. Backup data from these applications can be integrated with backup data enterprise-wide, and stored both locally and off-site for DR purposes. The software also offers an automated restore function to repopulate data created in the cloud for restore.”

With support for Microsoft Office 365, Asigra delivers a single, integrated approach to cloud-based data recovery that provides the flexibility to pick and choose the right data protection level, at a cost that is aligned to the value of the data being protected. This approach eliminates the need for a complicated mix of point solutions or separate processes to backup data in the cloud. Administrators can easily configure, manage and schedule all backup activities from the same intuitive user interface and will no longer have to manually maintain various versions of flat backup files. Agentless Asigra Cloud Backup provides the same secure, reliable backup and recovery protection for Microsoft Office 365 as it does for on-premise data centers for comprehensive data protection.

Asigra’s next generation software gives organizations the most comprehensive backup and restore capability for Salesforce.com, Google Apps and Microsoft Office 365. Administrators can fully automate protection of these applications, scheduling the backup activities, selecting the number of generations of the information that needs protection, setting retention rules and even deciding different backup frequencies for different sets of data. With Asigra, all cloud application backup data is integrated in the same single repository as all other corporate data, providing confidence in the ability to recover lost data on demand.

“Unknown to many IT professionals is the fact that data in an external SaaS cloud such as Salesforce.com, Google Apps or Microsoft Office 365 is still the responsibility of the organization to ensure protection of the data,” said David Farajun, CEO, Asigra. “We are happy that the experts at Storage Magazine/SearchStorage.com agree with us and appreciate recognition as a top award contender for our focus on this important area.”

For more information about the Storage Magazine/SearchStorage.com 2014 Product of the Year awards and a complete list of finalists, visit: http://goo.gl/GnVPLZ

About Asigra

Trusted since 1986, Asigra provides organizations around the world the ability to recover their data now from anywhere through a global network of partners who deliver cloud backup and recovery services as public, private and/or hybrid deployments. As the industry’s first enterprise-class agentless cloud-based recovery software to provide data backup and recovery of servers, virtual machines, endpoint devices, databases and applications, SaaS and IaaS based applications, Asigra lowers the total cost of ownership, reduces recovery time objectives, eliminates silos of backup data by providing a single consolidated repository, and provides 100% recovery assurance. Asigra’s revolutionary patent-pending Recovery License Model provides organizations with a cost effective data recovery business model unlike any other offered in the storage market. Asigra has been recognized as a Gartner Cool Vendor and has been included in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Backup and Recovery Software since 2010. More information on Asigra can be found at www.asigra.com.

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