Leaders in Information Technology Join to Learn How Cloud Applications Such as Backup/Recovery are Exceeding Enterprise Security Requirements

TORONTO – November 20, 2012 – / — Asigra Inc., a leading Cloud BackupRecovery and Restore (BURR) software provider since 1986, today announced it will deliver a keynote presentation at the upcoming IT Focus Networking Event in Toronto on Thursday, November 22nd. At the event, Asigra will review questions over sensitive data protection in the Cloud and how technology is addressing concerns in a presentation titled, “Is the Enterprise Ready to Start Moving Sensitive Data to the Cloud?”

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Organizations are responsible for volumes of sensitive customer data and must have the ability to protect this information wherever it resides, whether in the data center or the Cloud. Governmental and corporate mandates in addition to public assurance that information is held in strict confidence remain among the top priorities in today’s risk-averse IT atmosphere. The main challenges from the perspective of backup and recovery includes the ability to enforce strict data privacy requirements, respond to new reporting, comply with longer data retention times and meet compliance mandates to enforce rigorous standards for data integrity and protection. During this presentation, Asigra will address these challenges and review the milestones made in these areas while providing an outlook on what is to come in 2013.

“Preventing unauthorized access to sensitive enterprise data, regardless of the IT platform, should be a top priority for organizations, especially in highly regulated industries such as healthcare, financial services and government,” said Tracy Staniland, VP, Corporate Marketing for Asigra. “Asigra has been a technology leader in this area, helping organizations more securely and confidently leverage the Cloud for over 26 years. We are happy to share our expertise and provide guidance on industry best practices.”

About IT Focus
The IT Focus™ Networking Event provides a platform for information technology community leaders in North America. The event brings together professionals from throughout the industry, including information technology directors, CIOs and CTOs from medium and large enterprises. During the event, IT leaders share ideas and collaborate to solve complex industry issues, leveraging the community to expand business circles. Learn more at:

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About Asigra
Asigra is the leading cloud computing software vendor focused on backup, recovery and restoration with more than 550,000 global installations. 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. With more than 26 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 and provide hands-on local service. Asigra is recognized by leading analyst firms as a top cloud storage vendor. Asigra Cloud Backup was recently recognized with the 2012 Frost & Sullivan North American Cloud Based Data Management New Product Innovation Award and named “Product of the Year” by Storage Magazine. Asigra was also awarded a 5-Star rating in the CRN Magazine’s 2012 Partner Program Guide, named a CRN 2012 Channel Chief, and also named a Best Channel Partner for 2012 by Business Solutions Magazine. Asigra is headquartered in Toronto, Canada, with offices globally. For more information, visit

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