BOSTON, MA – Nov. 10, 2020 — / — HYCU, Inc., a pioneering enterprise software company specializing in multi-cloud data backup and recovery, is pleased to announce that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named HYCU as a finalist in the 2020 CRN Tech Innovator Awards. HYCU was recognized for its HYCU Protégé in the Data Management category.

This annual award program honors innovative vendors in the IT channel across 49 technology categories, in key areas ranging from cloud to security to storage to networking. CRN editors assessed hundreds of vendor products along multiple criteria, including uniqueness, key capabilities, technological competency, and addressing customer needs.

With more than four clouds on average in use at organizations today including private, public cloud or SaaS applications, protecting and managing data across multiple clouds has become a business-critical imperative. HYCU Protégé was introduced to help channel partners and customers protect, migrate, manage and recover business critical applications, data, databases and VMs in multi-cloud environments.

“CRN’s Tech Innovator Awards celebrate technology vendors that empower end users and promote business growth for solution providers with pioneering, purpose-built solutions,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “Congratulations to each of this year’s CRN Tech Innovator Award finalists! We are honored to recognize these best-in-class vendors that are powering IT transformation and innovation.”

“We are thrilled at the continued interest, adoption and accolades that HYCU Protégé has received since it was introduced,” said Simon Taylor, CEO, HYCU, Inc. “HYCU Protégé gives our channel partners and customers the freedom to use their cloud of choice, their way, with their control. With 1-click simplicity in mind, as a service and available from a single management framework, HYCU Protégé provides a powerful migration, management and recovery solution for both on-premises and public cloud environments.”

The Tech Innovator Awards will be featured in the December issue of CRN and can be viewed online at

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About HYCU
HYCU makes it easy to thrive in a hyper-simple, multi-cloud world. The pioneering enterprise software company specializes in multi-cloud data backup, management, migration, protection and recovery for on-premises and hyper-converged (HCI), Google Cloud, Azure Cloud and multi-cloud infrastructures. Headquartered in Boston, Mass., HYCU harnesses 25 years of sophisticated IT experience, insights from over one million users, and work with more than 25,000 customers worldwide to create a deep and unrivaled well of industry expertise. The result is unsurpassed alignment with industry leaders and a formidable competitive advantage in the multi-cloud space. HYCU’s flagship products, a purpose-built Data Protection solution for Nutanix, a managed Data Protection as a service for Google Cloud’s platform and Azure Cloud, and HYCU Protégé a Multi-Cloud Data Protection Solution are acclaimed in the industry and features performance and value that are unmatched.

About The Channel Company
The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequalled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace.

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Don Jennings
HYCU, Inc.

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