AppAssure Names Dr. Srinidhi Varadarajan CTO

AppAssure adds award-winning high-performance computing architect and innovator to its high growth backup and disaster recovery software company’s expanding leadership team.

Reston, VA, May 12, 2011 --( AppAssure Software, a leading developer of award-winning backup and disaster recovery software products for mission-critical Windows applications servers, today announced that it has added Dr. Srinidhi Varadarajan as the company’s chief technology officer. Srinidhi is a renowned technologist for advanced high performance computing environments and an expert in scalable storage sub-systems including global deduplication, storage retention algorithms and encryption technologies.

Today’s announcement follows AppAssure’s announcement last month that it grew 162% in the first quarter 2011, achieving its 16th consecutive quarter of revenue growth.

“Dr. Varadarajan will lead our research and development team of nearly 50 engineers to extend our technology lead in the market,” said Najaf Husain, president and chief executive officer at AppAssure Software Inc. “We have the most talented developers in the industry. He will focus their efforts on next generation innovations around cloud backup and disaster recovery software for virtual environments to better serve our customers and managed solutions provider partners. We are honored to have him on board.”

Dr. Varadarajan has over 15 years of experience architecting and building advanced high performance computing environments, scalable file systems and storage subsystems. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the State University of New York, Stony Brook in 2000, and is currently the Director of the Center for High-End Computing Systems at Virginia Tech and an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science.

“AppAssure’s customers value innovation that uniquely protects their entire application and business data while substantially enhancing productivity,” said Dr. Varadarajan. “I am honored to be part of an R&D team that is so forward thinking, innovative and laser-focused on customer value.”

About AppAssure Replay 4

Replay 4 is the world’s fastest and easiest backup and disaster recovery software for Windows application servers, VMware and Hyper-V Virtual Servers. The only complete “all-in-one” backup and recovery solution, Replay 4 enables local recoveries from any type of failure in minutes, with the added assurance of offsite application and image backup and bare metal recovery from a total site disaster.

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About AppAssure Software

AppAssure Software is a leading provider of innovative backup and disaster recovery software for Windows application servers with more than 4,000 customers. AppAssure’s flagship product, Replay 4 is an application-aware, disk-based imaging solution that automatically and continuously snapshots entire Windows application servers delivering accelerated application backups and disaster recovery for in minutes. For more information about AppAssure Software, visit

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