Affordable storage classes on Amazon S3 and Google Cloud Storage allow cost-effective offsite data protection

PLEASANTON, CA – April 20, 2016 — / — Retrospect®, Inc., makers of award-winning Retrospect Backup & Recovery software, today announced full certification for Amazon S3 Frankfurt and Seoul and support for Amazon S3 storage classes and Google Cloud Storage classes with Retrospect 11.0.1 for Windows and Retrospect 13.0.1 for Mac. This release enables businesses to protect their entire environment offsite on affordable cloud storage in more regions.

“Cloud storage plays a key role in any complete data protection strategy,” says Jean-Christian Dumas, Vice President of Worldwide Sales. “This latest version ensures that our partners and customers can choose affordable, long-term data archival cloud storage tiers to store their business data, secured with AES-256 encryption for zero-knowledge security.”

New Certified Regions

  • Amazon S3 Frankfurt
  • Amazon S3 Seoul

New Certified Storage Classes

  • Amazon S3 Infrequent Access
  • Amazon S3 Reduced Redundancy
  • Amazon Glacier
  • Google Cloud Storage Durable Reduced Availability
  • Google Cloud Storage Nearline

For a full list of certified cloud storage providers, visit

“It’s great to see Retrospect has broadened its cloud storage support so quickly. Google Nearline and Amazon Glacier are great offsite storage options for our customers,” says Mike Habermeier from Joshuasdream GmbH.

“Certified cloud providers across Europe are perfect offsite locations – Legal security and privacy included,” says Michael Baumeister from NetOpen GmbH.

Retrospect 11.0.1 for Windows and Retrospect 13.0.1 for Mac are free updates for customers that own Retrospect 11 for Windows or Retrospect 13 for Mac, and are immediately available from resellers or as an electronic download. Retrospect is available in 6 languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, and Japanese.

About Retrospect
Retrospect backup and recovery software provides small and midsize businesses with the reliability, ease of use, power, and flexibility needed to protect critical data on mixed-platform networks. Retrospect offers local and offsite backups, precise point-in-time restores, file-level deduplication, iOS remote management of multiple backup servers, end-user-initiated restores, and industry-leading customer support. With more than two decades of field-tested expertise and millions of users worldwide, Retrospect meets the needs of organizations that require the highest level of recoverability.

About Retrospect, Inc.
Retrospect, Inc. is dedicated to providing reliable backup and recovery tools for professionals and small-to-midsize businesses. For additional information, please visit

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Kristin Goedert
Retrospect, Inc.
+1 925-699-9874

Source: Retrospect