Asigra Cloud Backup v11 Recognized in Backup and Disaster Recovery Category

Toronto, ON, Jan 26, 2012 –/– Asigra Inc., a leading Cloud Backup™ and recovery software provider since 1986, today announced that the company has been named a finalist in the “backup and disaster recovery (DR) software and services” category of the 2011 Product of the Year Awards. Presented by Storage Magazine and, the backup and DR software and services category includes backup, recovery, disaster recovery, snapshot, replication, electronic vaulting and archiver solutions.

Now in its ninth year, this year’s finalists included forty-eight enterprise data storage products from six categories. Judges from the publication’s selection panel selected finalists from nearly 200 entries in six data storage categories: backup and disaster recovery software and services, backup hardware, networking equipment, storage management tools, storage systems, and storage system software.

“Asigra Cloud Backup V 11 is a cloud backup product designed to protect storage, servers, desktops, laptops, tablets and smartphones,” said the editors of Storage Magazine and “The software supports 10 Gbps local-area network (LAN) interfaces on storage and server infrastructure, while internal processes have been improved for faster data read/writes with multi-threaded data deduplication, parallel processing for read I/O and data throughput, multiple overlapped I/O and delta differencing.”

“Backup and recovery can be a thankless job, but we give IT professionals something to look forward to with end-to-end data protection and recovery assurance from the data center to the smart phone,” said Douglas Ko, Senior Director, Product Marketing for Asigra. “Like Storage Magazine, our customers recognize the unique advantages our solution brings. Asigra’s multi-platform support of public, private and hybrid cloud environments and the ability to protect both physical and virtual infrastructure simultaneously provides a refreshing approach for enterprises struggling with data protection in complex IT environments.”

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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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