Asigra Included for 4th Consecutive Year in the 2014 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Backup Software and Integrated Appliances

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TORONTO – July 10, 2014 - Asigra Inc., a leading cloud backup, recovery and restore software provider since 1986, today announced that it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the June, 2014 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Backup Software and Recovery Appliances1, based on evaluation of the company’s cloud-based data recovery solution. The report is available for free download at http://goo.gl/NR8YUq.

“This Magic Quadrant describes the evolution of backup, which incorporates new products, solutions and techniques for protecting, backing up and recovering physical server and virtual server files, applications, system images and remote offices and endpoint devices. These backup products provide features such as traditional backup to tape, backup to conventional disk or virtual tape library (VTL), data reduction, snapshot, heterogeneous replication, and continuous data protection (CDP),” said the report. “Because the backup/recovery software and integrated appliance market comprises tens, if not hundreds, of vendors, this research narrows it down to those that have a strong presence in midsize and large organization IT environments.”

“The vendor profile on a Magic Quadrant is not product-specific, but rather represents the vendor's overall position in the enterprise backup/recovery software and integrated appliance market. This means that vendors that do not possess a heterogeneous backup application or that deliver only disk-based target appliances are not eligible for inclusion in this Magic Quadrant,” added authors of the report. “Because the backup/recovery software and integrated appliance market comprises tens, if not hundreds, of vendors, this research narrows it down to those that have a strong presence in midsize and large organization IT environments.”

Asigra Cloud Backup™ is an enterprise-class backup and recovery software solution that provides a single, integrated approach to data protection. Its complete range of tools and capabilities ensure that users can securely protect more data while using less network and storage resources, without having to deploy multiple point solutions. Designed for efficient performance and compatibility with public, private and hybrid cloud architectures, the Asigra solution is equipped with:

  • Agentless software architecture for easier deployment and management
  • Global de-duplication and data compression technology
  • NIST FIPS 140-2 certified security, including AES 256 encryption
  • Autonomic healing and validation restore capabilities

As an integrated software platform, Asigra Cloud Backup performs fast, efficient and secure backups of all types and locations of data, including physical, virtual and cloud environments; enterprise servers, databases and applications; endpoint devices including desktops, laptops, tablets and smartphones and data in cloud-based applications.

“As enterprise backup and recovery continues to evolve we are pleased to be among the category’s leading solution providers,” said Eran Farajun, Executive Vice President, Asigra. “With more than one million installations globally and a growing number of medium to large enterprises migrating to Asigra, we remain focused on working with our partners to provide cost-effective data protection for businesses worldwide.”

About the Magic Quadrant

Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

About Asigra

Trusted since 1986, Asigra provides organizations around the world the ability to recover their data now from anywhere through a global network of partners who deliver cloud backup and recovery services as public, private and/or hybrid deployments. As the industry’s first enterprise-class agentless cloud-based recovery software to provide data backup and recovery of servers, virtual machines, endpoint devices, databases and applications, SaaS and IaaS based applications, Asigra lowers the total cost of ownership, reduces recovery time objectives, eliminates silos of backup data by providing a single consolidated repository, and provides 100% recovery assurance. Asigra’s revolutionary patent-pending Recovery License Model provides organizations with a cost effective data recovery business model unlike any other offered in the storage market. More information on Asigra can be found at www.asigra.com.

1. Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Backup Software and Integrated Appliances, June 2014

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