Event to Offer a Practical Understanding of Cloud Technology and the Business/Legal Considerations Involving Cloud Service Providers

TORONTO – December 3, 2012 — / — Asigra Inc., a leading Cloud Backup, Recovery and Restore (BURR) software provider since 1986, today announced that company executive vice president, Eran Farajun, will participate in a panel discussion at the Lexpert event, Cloud Computing: A Practical Approach which takes place on December 3rd. During the event, Farajun will join technology and legal experts in a panel titled, The Cloud in 2012 – Where are we now? Where are we going?

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Event Details:

WHO: Eran Farajun, Executive Vice President, Asigra

WHAT: Presentation titled “The Cloud in 2012 – Where are we now? Where are we going?”

WHEN: Monday, December 3, 2012 at 9:00 AM EST

WHERE: Lexpert Event: Cloud Computing: A Practical Approach. St Andrews Club and Conference Centre, 150 King Street West, 27th Floor Toronto, ON M5H ll9, Tel: 416-366-4228–

Cloud Computing is considered by many as a unique IT model for enabling convenient, on-demand, scalable network access to the latest technology without the need to purchase, monitor and maintain onsite IT infrastructure. Unfortunately, in the desire to save costs and jump on the technology bandwagon, many companies are signing up to Cloud agreements without fully understanding the technology risks, business concerns or their legal obligations. This event will review best practices for cloud adoption and is appropriate for corporate directors, officers, corporate counsel and risk managers who need to understand how to achieve the best results while mitigating possible risks.

Participating with Farajun on the panel will be Lisa R. Lifshitz,  Partner with Torkin Manes LLP; David Lloyd, CEO of IntelliResponse; Renny Monaghan, VP, Industry Solutions for; Jay H. Safer,  General Counsel and Secretary for IBM Canada and Victor Garcia, CTO, HP Canada. Topics discussed will include an overview of the Cloud and discussion of business and legal trends as well as the technical benefits of Cloud Computing. Attendees will collaborate with event experts to discover if Cloud computing is right for their company and learn the various Cloud deployment models, Cloud-based technologies and issues around data location, service quality and reliability risks.

“The Cloud has become one of the most important and compelling IT platforms for businesses of all sizes,” said Eran Farajun, Executive Vice President, Asigra. “For those companies that use or plan to use Cloud-based applications, it is important to leverage the advantages but recognize how the platform differs from on-premise solutions. We look forward to exploring these issues during the panel.”

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About Lexpert
Lexpert is Canada’s leading source of news and information about the business of law. Publications and services include Lexpert Magazine, the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, the Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, the Lexpert/CCCA Corporate Counsel Directory and Yearbook, the Lexpert Law Student and Associate Recruitment Guide and Lexpert Conferences. Lexpert also maintains Canada’s most comprehensive “who’s acting for whom” legal transaction and lawsuit database, available online at

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

Asigra and the Asigra logo are trademarks of Asigra Inc. All other brand and product names are, or may be, trademarks of their respective owners.

Contact Asigra:
Joe Austin
The Ventana Group
(818) 332-6166

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