Multi-Jurisdictional Hosting Provider Introduces Secure Cloud-Based Data Recovery to Support its Growing Global Customer Base

TORONTO – January 29, 2014 — / — Asigra Inc., a leading cloud backup, recovery and restore software provider since 1986 today announced that Continent 8 Technologies has chosen Asigra Cloud Backup™ as the platform behind its business-class backup service offering. Continent 8 Technologies selected Asigra for flexible data recovery options, advanced security, and the ability to meet rigorous data compliance requirements to support its growing global customer base.

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Continent 8 Technologies has introduced cloud backup services powered by Asigra to provide enterprise-class backup and recovery capabilities to its customers. Using a single, integrated approach to data protection, the solution’s complete range of tools and capabilities ensure that businesses and organizations can securely protect more data while using fewer network and storage resources. As an integrated offering, the technology provides fast, efficient and secure backups of all types and locations of data, including physical, virtual, mobile and cloud environments.

“At Continent 8 Technologies, we are expanding our Internet-based service offerings to make IT management simpler and more effective for our customers,” said Peter Williams, Director of Global Sales, Continent 8 Technologies.  “With Continent 8 cloud backup, customers now have access to features such as end-to-end data protection across all platforms and devices as well as local and remote site data recovery. We are pleased to introduce these comprehensive capabilities to the customers we serve.”

Designed for efficient performance and compatibility with public, private and hybrid cloud architectures, the Asigra Cloud Backup solution is equipped with:

•       Agentless software architecture for easier deployment and management
•       Global de-duplication and data compression technology
•       NIST FIPS 140-2 certified security, including AES-256 encryption
•       Autonomic healing and validation restore capabilities
•       Broad protection of enterprise application data in physical, virtual, mobile and cloud environments
•       Single pane of glass view and management
•       World-class global support

“In support of organizations concerned about maintaining secure and compliant access to their information we are proud to underpin Continent 8 Technologies’ backup offering,” said Tracy Staniland, Vice President, Corporate Marketing, Asigra. “Our software is the choice of service providers around the world for highly reliable enterprise-class data recovery. We welcome Continent 8 to our global partner ecosystem and we look forward to working with them as they expand their services into new markets.”

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About Asigra
Trusted since 1986, Asigra provides organizations around the world the ability to recover their data now from anywhere through a global network of partners who deliver cloud backup and recovery services as public, private and/or hybrid deployments. As the industry’s first enterprise-class agentless cloud-based recovery software to provide data backup and recovery of servers, virtual machines, endpoint devices, databases and applications, SaaS and IaaS based applications, Asigra lowers the total cost of ownership, reduces recovery time objectives, eliminates silos of backup data by providing a single consolidated repository, and provides 100% recovery assurance. Asigra’s revolutionary patent-pending Recovery License Model provides organizations with a cost effective data recovery business model unlike any other offered in the storage market. Asigra has been recognized as a Gartner Cool Vendor and has been included in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Backup and Recovery Software since 2010. More information on Asigra can be found at

About Continent 8 Technologies
Continent 8 Technologies is focused on the delivery of market-defining Internet technologies, products and services; providing companies with secure and reliable facilities from which to host their online operations. The company provides co-location and a comprehensive managed hosting services portfolio along with specific products including Distributed Denial of Service protection, Disaster Recovery and MPLS services all delivered over a private and secure global network. To learn more, please visit


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The Ventana Group
(818) 332-6166

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