Asigra Partners with Cloud Service Provider (CSP) Community to Present on Cloud Backup Delivery Options for Service Providers

Feb 28, 2013

TORONTO – February 28, 2013 - Asigra Inc., a leading Cloud Backup™, recovery and restore (BURR) software provider since 1986, today announced it will conduct an educational session on cloud backup service delivery options as part of the official CSPcommunity launch. Asigra's presentation will cover the differences between cloud backup service brokers and providers and offer business advice for companies considering entry into cloud backup. Eran Farajun, Executive Vice President of Asigra, will host the webinar which is part of an extensive assortment of free content available to cloud service providers on CSPcommunity.com. To register, visit https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/425558134

CSPcommunity.com was created by MSPexcellence, a business-building consultancy that provides business transformation services to IT Service Providers. The founders of MSPexcellence have brought more than 50 years of combined business and technology experience including 25 years of making hundreds of MSPs and CSPs successful in geographies around the world. The MSPexcellence team has seen every go-to-market strategy used by MSPs and CSPs to build their businesses. Based on this experience, the most comprehensive collection educational materials, modeling tools and strategic planning methodologies has been compiled into an interactive and engaging environment for learning, discussion and results-driven execution.

The CSPcommunity provides educational sessions to gold and platinum members (VARs, MSPs, CSPs, Google Apps resellers etc). They are held every Wednesday at 12-noon ET, 45-50 minutes, via Go-to-Meeting, recorded, educational in nature and interactive. The presentations are then posted on CSPcommunity.com for members to view. Asigra's presentation is titled "How to Eliminate the Business Risks of Becoming a Cloud Backup Services Provider" and will take place at 12:00 pm Eastern on March 6th. To register for this webinar, CSPcommunity members can visit https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/425558134

According to Todd Hussey, Partner and Co-Founder of MSPexcellence, "The value of CSPcommunity.com is fueled by the collective efforts of members, including vendors, service providers and contributing experts. We welcome the cloud-based data recovery experts at Asigra to our community and look forward to their insights on important industry topics, trends and discussions. Backup and recovery is an area of much discussion among service providers and Asigra's 26 years of experience in this market makes them one of the premier experts in this area."

"There is more to running a cloud services business than simply selecting great technology. There are also operational, marketing and customer service challenges that service providers must be prepared for before moving forward with sales," said Gayle Rose, CEO, EVS Corporation. "The CSPcommunity brings together experts from all areas of the industry, providing a more complete and robust discussion on issues that are important to cloud computing success."

"We are excited to represent an important and growing application area of the cloud services space," said Tracy Staniland, VP, Corporate Marketing, Asigra. "The introduction and immediate interest by service providers of the new cloud service provider community illustrates the explosive growth that industry analysts have been forecasting for years. We applaud their efforts and look forward to introducing our partner ecosystem to CSPcommunity.com's resources."

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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 www.asigra.com

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The Ventana Group
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