Appassure and eFolder Align to Offer Cloud-Based Replication

AppAssure’s leading backup and replication software with eFolder’s cloud-based replication services.

Reston, VA, October 05, 2011 --( At the SMB Nation Fall 2011 Conference, AppAssure Software, a global leader in backup and replication built from the ground up to protect applications in virtual, physical and cloud environments, and eFolder, a leading provider of cloud data protection and business continuity services, today announced a technology alliance that enables AppAssure customers to replicate their applications to the cloud using eFolder’s highly secure, SAS 70 compliant data centers, offering the highest integrity guarantees available anywhere. The combined solution complements both companies’ individual offerings, enabling eFolder or AppAssure partners to provide the complete solution to customers worldwide.

“eFolder’s strategic partnership with AppAssure combines the powerful features of AppAssure’s leading backup and replication software with eFolder’s time tested, petabyte-scale storage cloud and silent data corruption protection technologies,” said Kevin Hoffman, CEO, eFolder. “Partners can now effortlessly deploy AppAssure solutions at scale, whether they need to replicate a terabyte or a petabyte. We’re pleased to align with AppAssure as leaders in this market to empower organizations of all sizes to achieve near-zero RTO and 5-minute RPO for their virtual and physical servers, while leveraging the power and ease of use of the cloud.”

Through this partnership, users of AppAssure’s market-leading backup and replication software can elect to replicate their backups from the customer’s local data center to eFolder’s cloud-based storage for a complete disaster recovery and business continuity solution. In addition, this arrangement gives AppAssure customers the flexibility to utilize any hardware of their choosing as their local backup repository running AppAssure’s market leading backup and replication software, unlike other services which force customers into inflexible, appliance-bound offerings.

“Combining AppAssure’s backup and replication software with eFolder’s enterprise-class cloud storage provides a highly synergistic solution,” said Najaf Husain, AppAssure’s CEO. “The AppAssure-powered cloud-based replication service leveraging eFolder’s highly-reliable and secure cloud storage dramatically simplifies business continuity and disaster recovery for growing businesses and thousands of our channel partners.”

About AppAssure Software

AppAssure, the global leader in complete application protection for virtual, physical and cloud infrastructures, delivers customer-proven backup and replication software that assures the recovery of applications in minutes. AppAssure’s groundbreaking technology uniquely guarantees instant and 100% reliable application recovery from your server to your datacenter – to your cloud. AppAssure goes beyond protecting data, to protecting entire applications enabling service providers and enterprises to adopt a cloud model to deliver fast, reliable and secure data protection. With 3,450% growth over the past three years and more than 5,000 customers, partners and service providers in over 50 countries, AppAssure is the world’s fastest growing backup and replication software company, ranked by Inc. Magazine.

About eFolder

eFolder is a leading supplier of cloud data protection, business continuity, and cloud security services for MSPs, solution providers, and VARs. Delivered as wholesale services to the channel, eFolder enables its partners to provide branded data protection and security services and to generate highly profitable, recurring revenue. eFolder services complement many of the managed services offerings already deployed by partners and integrate with common PSA systems, making adoption of eFolder services fast and easy. eFolder also empowers cost-effective partner and end-user private clouds, allowing partners to meet the needs of any client, regardless of size or readiness to engage in public cloud services.

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