Asigra to Present NetApp-Asigra Data Protection as a Service Joint Solution at European NetApp Cloud Services Summit

Feb 22, 2012

Asigra Inc., a leading Cloud Backup™, recovery and restore (BURR) software provider since 1986, announces the first end-to-end cloud Data Protection as a Service (DPaaS) solution in partnership with the NetApp Cloud Solutions team to the telco and service provider market at the NetApp Cloud Services Summit being held in Berchtesgaden, Germany on February 22 and 23. Eran Farajun, Asigra’s Executive Vice President, will be speaking at the event on the business benefits of DPaaS for tier 1 telcos. The solution combines the components required by service providers to deliver a ready-to-deploy service. Unveiled yesterday, Asigra Cloud Backup™ v11.2 delivers deeper array snapshot integration, increased performance, service delivery enhancements and increased support for virtualisation and mobile devices. Featuring NetApp’s storage efficiency and Asigra’s award-winning cloud backup software, this integrated solution allows service providers to minimise operational costs, increase sales and benefit from strong marketing support. This combination gives its users an increased opportunity to gain market share by offering a flexible, secure and cost-effective service that meets stringent regulatory compliance requirements. “Being able to work with Asigra on a project that will allow all service providers and system integrators to offer top-quality service using award-winning technology has been an exciting and innovative project,” said Hamish Switalla, EMEA Service Provider Marketing Manager at NetApp. “The product is a pairing of some of the finest technologies in the industry.” “The NetApp – Asigra Data Protection as a Service offering addresses top-end telco carrier-grade requirements down to consumer and mobile level,” said Eran Farajun, Executive Vice President of Asigra. “Our engineers have worked together to design, engineer and build the solution from the ground up. The result is a simple, seamlessly integrated solution that brings together top technologies from two industry leaders in one package.” The event is the first of its kind for EMEA system integrators and service providers and is focused on bringing together EMEA decision makers and ecosystem solution partners as a community. Its objectives include briefing the industry on trends and developments and increasing networking opportunities within the IT ecosystem.

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