Asigra Cloud Backup and Symantec FileStoreTM N8300 Combine for Secure, Efficient and Reliable Data Protection

TORONTO – January 6, 2011 -–/– Asigra Inc., a leading Cloud Backup™ and recovery software provider since 1986, today announced participation in a webinar focused on the use of Asigra Cloud Backup™ with Symantec’s FileStoreTM N8300 NAS appliance. During the free webinar, industry leaders Symantec and Asigra join Marc Staimer, President, Dragon Slayer Consulting to share real-world experiences in supporting service providers and value added resellers (VARs) looking to scale their portfolios or improve the profitability of their cloud backup services.

WHO: Symantec, Asigra and DragonSlayer Consulting

WHAT: Service providers and VARs are invited for a session on addressing the channel challenges of delivering backup as a service, leveraging state-of-the-art technology and accelerating market awareness and traction.

WHEN: January 18th at 10:00 am PT/1:00 pm ET

WHERE: Registration available at

The webinar will provide information on building a more secure, efficient and reliable cloud backup service leveraging Asigra Cloud Backup and Symantec FileStore N8300. Service provider and VAR attendees will discover how to increase profitability and performance metrics while ensuring that the most demanding service level agreements (SLAs) are met. The webinar will also cover:
• Channel challenges – going from selling products to services;
• The business case for cloud backup;
• Why traditional approaches are not suitable for the cloud;
• Technology is not enough: How to market and sell cloud backup services, and
• The key ingredients for success.

Asigra Cloud Backup is deployed at more than 400,000 customer sites globally and is the choice of service providers for its comprehensive feature set and management capabilities. Symantec’s FileStore N8300 appliance builds on the widely-adopted Veritas Storage Foundation Cluster File System and is a scale-out Network Attached Storage (NAS) platform. FileStore N8300 provides a highly available, modularly scalable and multi-tiered high performance file storage environment offering scalability into the multi-petabyte range. The combination of Asigra Cloud Backup and Symantec’s FileStore N8300 provides a compelling cloud backup solution for service providers.

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About Asigra
Asigra is the leading Canadian cloud computing vendor focused on backup, recovery and restoration with more than 400,000 customer sites deployed globally. 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. Asigra Cloud Backup is built for new and existing MSPs/VARs who focus on data protection, IT constrained organizations, and industries with compliance mandates that are looking to improve their backup with a secure, reliable and predictable data protection cloud backup model. With more than 25 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. Asigra is recognized among top-tier industry analysts, including the Enterprise Strategy Group, Gartner, IDC, Forrester Research and the 451 Group. Recently, the company was recognized as a leader in cloud backup for 2011 by the MSPmentor 250, a leading online destination for managed service providers. Asigra is headquartered in Toronto, Canada, with offices globally. For more information, visit


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