CDW Chooses Asigra Online Backup Services





TORONTO (August 27, 2008) – Asigra Inc., the leader in agentless information recovery management, empowering service-oriented business continuity for the real-time enterprise, today announced that CDW has selected Asigra Televaultingâ„¢ as its online backup platform. Chosen for its unmatched service-oriented architecture, powerful data de-duplication and broad interoperability, Asigra Televaulting will be the technology platform behind CDW’s Remote Backup Service.

“Online backup is emerging as one of the top growth opportunities in the IT industry,” said Clint Harder, Sales and Product Development Manager of Hosting and Managed Services for CDW. “As a provider of enterprise-ready products and services, we are pleased to build our backup service offering on the Televaulting Information Recovery Management Platform. For those customers looking for best-of-breed business-class backup services, the CDW remote backup offering will be compelling, especially when combined with our hosting and managed service capabilities and Hosted Enterprise Infrastructure offerings.”

“The importance of critical information to business operations cannot be underestimated and organizations need a business continuity solution in place that provides rapid recovery when required,” said Laura DuBois, analyst for IDC. “Research reflects the growing importance of online backup and its value as a cost effective way to protect informational assets and CDW’s entrance as a backup services provider further validates this space.”

CDW will deploy Asigra Televaulting and provide backup and recovery services based on the platform to its customers. “Asigra Televaulting is the most appropriate platform for our customers because it combines powerful enterprise-class features without the need for agents on backup targets at customer sites,” commented Harder. “The solution demonstrated lowest overall TCO of any solution we considered by reducing management overhead and lowering hardware costs using intelligent retention technology.”

As the premier backup SaaS platform for backup service providers, Asigra Televaulting provides the following advantages:

– Intelligent retention – Balances information recovery time objectives and data value to significantly reduce storage hardware requirements and cost;
– Global Data De-Duplication – Optimizes storage hardware and enhances WAN performance without degrading performance on the LAN;
– Automated SLA monitoring and management;
– Grid-based scalability for unlimited growth capabilities;
– Broadest platform and application support for barrier-free deployment;
– Industry-leading virtual data center information recovery advantages

“We are dedicated to allying ourselves with partners such as CDW to bring business users the powerful capabilities of Asigra Televaulting,” said Eran Farajun, Executive Vice President at Asigra Inc. “Televaulting empowers service providers with significant return on investment potential, making it the premier choice for growing a profitable online backup business. We believe that our alliance with CDW will ensure business continuity for those organizations looking for a simple, reliable and complete answer to their backup and recovery challenges.”

About Asigra Televaulting

Asigra is the leader in agentless information recovery management, designed from inception with Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) that empowers IT outsourcers to provide on-demand information recovery for the real-time enterprise. The company’s service-oriented platform, Televaulting, eliminates the performance, security and cost downsides of agent-based solutions, enabling the real-time enterprise to meet business continuity and compliance requirements while achieving significant cost savings. Built to provide service-oriented backup and recovery, Asigra delivers powerful, scalable, secure, compliant, and frictionless information recovery.

About Asigra

Asigra is the award-winning leader in agentless information recovery management empowering service-oriented business continuity for the real-time enterprise. Asigra Televaultingâ„¢, the company’s service-oriented information recovery management platform, is in use by hundreds of IT outsourcers who deliver managed backup and recovery services and enterprises to protect more than 50,000 locations internationally. Televaulting provides simple, centralized management of the information recovery process, ensuring information availability while eliminating the capital and operational expenses associated with agent-based solutions. Founded in 1986, Asigra is headquartered in Toronto, Canada, with partner offices around the world. For more information, visit www.asigra.com.

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Anita Campbell Anita Campbell is the Founder, CEO and Publisher of Small Business Trends and has been following trends in small businesses since 2003. She is the owner of BizSugar, a social media site for small businesses.

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  1. Jennifer,

    Not sure if you saw this come out last week, but this should definitely help our efforts to get CA’s new hosted business continuity service, powered by Geminare, launched at CDW.

    Hope this helps.

    Kind Regards

    Danny Deganis

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