VIS Insurance Moves to the Cloud for Cost Effective Data Backup

London, UK, September 27, 2012 – / — VIS Insurance Ltd (, one of Iceland’s leading providers of non-life insurance services, implemented Securstore’s market leading Asigra Cloud Backup & Recovery solution to safeguard its business critical data. The company has been a long-term Securstore customer and protects a large amount of SQL data. It also entrusts a substantial amount of standard media, as well as Lotus Notes, Exchange and Sharepoint data.

Stefan Hjalmarsson, Senior System Administrator, said, “For three years we’ve been using Securstore’s solution. Originally, we had a tape backup system, but decided to move to a modern cloud based option for safer offsite backup of our data. We needed something that was both flexible and user friendly – Securstore matched these needs perfectly. Strong support was also a key requirement and Securstore has more than delivered in that area.”

Improved International Regulatory Compliance
Securstore’s Cloud Backup means VIS can restore data quicker than before and protect every data type necessary. By using a provider that is ISO 27001 accredited, VIS is also compliant with all international data regulations. This compliance guarantees the sensitivity and confidentiality of VIS’ data across the organisation.

Hjalmarsson continued, “We’ve been extremely impressed with the user friendliness and ease of use of Securstore’s Asigra solution. Securstore has an excellent reputation for the onus it puts on data security and customer service. It doesn’t matter if it is a weekend or holiday, whenever we’ve had configuration queries, support requests or needed to add machines to the backup plan, Securstore has solved issues quickly and politely. The 24/7 support service has been a real indicator of the company’s quality.”

Secure, Encrypted Cloud Backup
Securstore’s unique solution has reduced backup costs and simplified VIS’ data billing. The company now has a clearer overview of how much it is spending every month on data protection and business continuity. This clarity lets VIS better predict future backup costs for its 250 employees. VIS also has the option to backup mobiles and laptop data using Securstore’s lite client. Finally, having a scalable system means data can grow with the business and at an affordable rate that is easy to forecast.

About Securstore
Founded in 1991, Securstore has spent over 20 years protecting enterprises of all sizes with its unique, market leading Cloud Backup & Recovery solution that is powered by Asigra.

Securstore was awarded Asigra Partner of the Year for 2012 and is PC Pro recommended for its enterprise backup.

Whether deployed in a public, hybrid or private cloud environment, Securstore Cloud Backup & Recovery guarantees the cost effective protection of an organisation’s sensitive data without compromising on recovery and security; the core essence of its solution. Completely scalable and compatible with all IT systems, Securstore’s solution ensures total business continuity while aligning the lifespan of data with a company’s budget and infrastructure requirements.

Securstore is compliant with all international data regulations (ANAB, Sarbanes Oxley, DPA and HIPPA) and has full ISO 27001 accreditation from the British Standards Institute (BSI). Data is encrypted at all times and the company undergoes regular audits to verify its security practices.

With full 24/7 technical support, Securstore protects organisations across the world in every sector, including financial, legal, engineering, retail, and manufacturing.

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