Latest Generation Cloud Backup Software Confirmed Interoperable with Servers, Desktops & Laptops Running Microsoft Operating Systems

TORONTO – December 4, 2012 — / — Asigra Inc., a leading Cloud BackupRecovery and Restore (BURR) software provider since 1986, today announced that the company has certified compatibility of Asigra Cloud Backup™ version 12 with Microsoft Windows 8 and Microsoft Server 2012. The certification ensures that the new features and functions in Asigra Cloud Backup v12 will operate seamlessly with servers, desktops and laptops running the latest Microsoft operating systems.

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The Asigra technology team has validated the installation and operation of all Asigra Cloud Backup v12 features across a broad range of Microsoft desktop and server operating systems. The complete list of features and components supported on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 include a range of new capabilities introduced in version 12 (available upon request). Asigra certified that its software can be installed on new Microsoft platforms enabling all data and applications supported on these operating systems to be backed up, recovered and restored in the case of a data loss event.

Compatibility testing with Microsoft Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 ensures that organizations deploying Asigra in these environments experience easy installation, operations and management. In order to complete interoperability testing, Asigra Cloud Backup v12 was reviewed for compatibility, resiliency, adherence to Windows security best practices, support for Windows security features, clean and reversible installation as well as other technical requirements.

Microsoft platforms certified with version 12 by Asigra include:

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Standard (x64)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Essentials (x64)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Data Center (x64)
  • Microsoft Windows 8 Professional (x86/x64)
  • Microsoft Windows 8 Enterprise (x86/x64)
  • Microsoft Windows 8 (x86/x64)

The goal of the certification is to expand upon what users expect from Asigra Cloud Backup software v12. This includes an assurance of stability, compatibility, reliability, performance, and quality, regardless of the operating environment. Qualification of Microsoft Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 brings these operating systems into one of the industry’s largest cloud backup compatibility portfolios, allowing organizations to centralize all backup and recovery processes under a single management interface, eliminating the need to manage a mix of platform-specific backup solutions.

Asigra Cloud Backup is a secure, single end-to-end data protection software suite to protect data across physical, virtualized, endpoint and cloud operating environments. The hardware and software agnostic solution can be deployed as a public, private and hybrid cloud either as enterprise software or leveraged as a backup service through managed service providers (MSPs). Asigra’s compatibility includes storage, servers, desktops and the broadest range of endpoint devices including laptops, tablets and smartphones. Asigra Cloud Backup also provides cloud-to-cloud backup and recovery of data residing in SaaS and PaaS-based applications such as The solution is ideal for SMEs challenged with compliance concerns where data security is assured with NIST FIPS 140-2 certification.

“As a provider of end-to-end cloud backup, we cover the broadest range of operating systems and devices in order to simplify enterprise-wide data protection and maintain thorough protection of critical business data,” said Pavan Vyas, Product Marketing Manager. “With Microsoft Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 certification we ensure the availability of application and file data across these platforms for recovery assurance when and where the data is required.”

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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

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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