TORONTO – February 17, 2015 — / —  Asigra Inc., a leading Cloud Backup, Recovery and Restore software provider since 1986, today announced that the company has been named the Backup and DR Category Gold Winner in the Storage Magazine/ 2014 Products of the Year competition. Asigra received the award for its enterprise end-to-end cloud backup software solution, Asigra Cloud Backup™ V13, which provides converged data protection for cloud-based disaster recovery and backup of physical, virtual, cloud, and mobile environments.

Asigra Cloud Backup was the highest ranked product among all finalists in the category for both innovation and ease of integration, and additionally received high marks for value and functionality. According to one of the judges in the competition, Asigra Cloud Backup V13 is “innovative in that it makes Asigra’s already full-function product more full function.” The Product of the Year Awards by Storage Magazine and included six categories, including backup and DR software, backup hardware, storage management tools, storage system software, storage systems (all-flash systems), and storage systems (disk/hybrid systems).

“Version 13 of the Asigra Inc. Cloud Backup product added backup for data created in the cloud”, noted Storage Magazine/ editors. “This is a growing concern for many organizations that rely heavily on cloud-based applications, as cloud application providers aren’t responsible for helping users retrieve deleted, edited or corrupted data.”

Asigra was recognized in the awards for a number of industry firsts and capabilities designed to address the complexity and cost of managing and protecting a diverse range of IT environments. Storage Magazine highlighted this by saying: “With this update, Asigra Cloud Backup can provide the same level of protection for data created in the cloud as it does for on-premises data. Users can back up Google Apps, Office 365 and data to a service provider cloud or bring the data in-house. They can also choose the frequency and granularity of the backups to meet compliance and business continuity needs.”

Examining performance improvements of the solution, the publication cited a number of enhancements in Version 13, including “an automated restore function to repopulate data created in the cloud.” The publication also noted the fact that “Asigra Cloud Backup is the only backup platform that protects all corporate data in a single repository: virtual and physical servers, storage, desktop, mobile devices and now cloud.”

“As one judge noted, Asigra’s agentless architecture was designed for the cloud before the term ‘cloud’ was even a buzzword,” said Asigra CEO, David Farajun. “We are thrilled that Storage Magazine has rewarded our multi-dimensional solution, and the advancements of our latest version software to help organizations improve data protection management.”

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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

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Source: Asigra, Inc.