Doyenz Platform to Serve as Foundation for Symantec Backup Exec Cloud DR Option

SEATTLE, Feb. 6, 2012 –/– Doyenz Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based recovery services for small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs), today announced that its cloud-based recovery technology was selected by Symantec to power the new Cloud DR Option available as part of Backup Exec 2012. The service enables customers to leverage Recovery as a Service (RaaS) for recovery of VMware environments in the cloud in less than 15 minutes.

“Close to two million customers worldwide trust in Symantec Backup Exec as part of their data protection strategy,” said Amit Walia, vice president, Information Management Group, Symantec. “The partnership with Doyenz demonstrates our commitment to delivering leading solutions by offering our customers a proven cloud-based approach to backup and recovery. Through this joint offering, customers can proactively prepare for disasters before they strike.”

Backup Exec 2012 is designed to help users eliminate complexity, perform backups in 100 percent virtualized environments, and deliver instantaneous and cloud-based recovery through a single solution. As part of the new release, Symantec transformed Backup Exec’s user interface and configurability to provide users with a significantly simpler experience. Through integration with Doyenz’s cloud-based recovery technology, Symantec now offers the Backup Exec Cloud DR Option as part of the offering. This addition empowers customers to leverage RaaS in the cloud, whether they are managing planned or unexpected downtime.

The Doyenz solution enables recovery for VMware vSphere environments in the cloud in less than 15 minutes. Doyenz leverages vSphere virtual machine snapshots to take both full and incremental backups of virtual machines for enterprise-grade recovery of production environments, providing virtual failover in minutes instead of hours or days. Additionally, with Doyenz Virtual Lab, businesses can proactively ensure the integrity of the disaster recovery environment by frequently testing it in the cloud.

“The combined force of Doyenz and Symantec highlights our dedication to protecting VMware environments and eliminating costly downtime for our customers,” said Ashutosh Tiwary, Founder and CEO, Doyenz. “The Backup Exec Cloud DR Option powered by Doyenz delivers an always-on approach to backup and recovery so our customers can be assured that their information is protected and their business-critical applications are available at anytime.”

About Doyenz Inc.
Doyenz provides an innovative cloud platform that meets the business continuity needs of small and medium-sized businesses. Doyenz rCloud is the pre-eminent cloud recovery solution that replicates and recovers VMware virtual environments for SMBs. With rCloud, IT service providers can restore virtual production server environments in under fifteen minutes, providing quick access to business critical applications. Through a simple online portal, IT professionals use rCloud to instantly verify that their production servers are replicated and ready to be restored in the event of an outage. As a result, IT service providers can reduce recovery time objectives and ensure the continuity of business operations if disaster strikes. Doyenz is a privately held company based in Bellevue, Washington. For more information, please visit .

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Stephany RochonBarokas
PR for Doyenz

SOURCE: Doyenz Inc.

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