Asigra Named Among Leading Backup and Disaster Recovery Software Providers for Fourth Consecutive Year

TORONTO – January 16, 2013 – / — Asigra Inc., a leading Cloud Backup™, Recovery and Restore (BURR) software provider since 1986, today announced that the company has been named a finalist in the StorageMagazine and Product of the Year Awards. Recognized for the fourth year in a row as one of the top contenders in the category of backup and disaster recovery software, Asigra Cloud Backup was selected for advantages in end-to-end enterprise backup, cloud-to-cloud backup, storage snapshot functionality and virtual machine failover.

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Entrants in the Product of the Year backup and DR software category included providers of backup and recovery software, cloud backup and recovery services, disaster recovery, snapshot and replication, electronic vaulting and archivers. Asigra was recognized as one of the industry’s top backup and disaster recovery software products and stood out from the competition for product innovation and value. The finalists were selected for providing practical functionality, unique capabilities, performance, and integration with existing data storage infrastructures. According to the publication, Asigra was also notable for its ease-of-use and manageability.

“Asigra’s Cloud Backup aims to back up all of an enterprise’s data in one software platform – from the data center to remote sites and endpoint devices,” said the editors of Storage Magazine and “Version 12 offers a number of new features, including ‘cloud-to-cloud’ application backup, enhanced storage snapshot functionality, and the ability to failover to a backup copy of a virtual machine (VM) while recovering primary site data.”

Asigra Cloud Backup v12 provides enterprise backup and recovery capabilities across physical, virtual, endpoint and SaaS/Cloud operating environments. The hardware and software agnostic solution provides a single end-to-end data protection suite that can be deployed as a public, private and/or hybrid cloud. Asigra’s solution is backup target agnostic and protects data across storage, servers, desktops and the broadest range of mobile endpoint devices including laptops, tablets and smartphones, making it ideal for mixed operating and multi-device applications. Version 12 also ensures the highest level of data security with AES 256 encryption of data in-flight and at-rest, certified by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) as FIPS 140-2 compliant.

“Enterprise IT complexity requires a backup solution that is available as an attribute of the computing infrastructure, protecting data across physical, virtual, endpoint and cloud environments,” said David Farajun, CEO, Asigra. “Asigra Cloud Backup v12 is a move in this direction and completely centralizes all backup operations for superior control and recovery assurance. This is essential for organizations with several operating environments who have higher demands for accountability and operational efficiency. After all, recovery is everything. We are happy to see the experts at Storage Magazine agree with our direction.”

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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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Joe Austin
The Ventana Group
(818) 332-6166

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