TORONTO - Asigra Inc., a leading cloud backup and recovery software provider since 1986, today announced that its Asigra Cloud Backup v10 has been named a finalist in the 'backup and disaster recovery (DR) software and services' category of the 2010 Enterprise Data Storage Product of the Year awards program presented by Storage magazine and SearchStorage.com. The backup and disaster (DR) software and services category includes backup, recovery, disaster recovery (DR), snapshot, replication, electronic vaulting and archiver solutions.
'Asigra has been around long enough to be considered a pioneer of cloud backup,' said the editors of Storage magazine and SearchStorage.com. 'Its latest product, Asigra Cloud Backup v10, adds mobile device support, tiered recovery and can be deployed as a virtual appliance. The Asigra software is used by both service providers and enterprises.'
In its eighth year, the Storage Magazine/SearchStorage.com Product of the Year Awards recognizes the greatest achievements in enterprise storage innovation. The editorial staff of Storage Magazine and SearchStorage.com selected 43 finalists in a range of categories out of approximately 200 entries. Finalists in the competition are distinguished by their innovation, value and capabilities. Three winners -- gold, silver and bronze -- will be announced in each category in the February issue of Storage Magazine.
"It is an honor to be placed among the finalists for the 2010 Enterprise Data Storage Product of the Year awards,' said Ashar Baig, senior director of product marketing, Asigra. 'Asigra provides a common, unified view of the backup environments and comprehensive protection for both local and distributed locations. However, it's the value that the simplicity our solution brings to companies of any size that sets us apart. Now any company can realize the advantages of cloud backup with the enterprise-class features that businesses require.'
For more information about the Storage Magazine/SearchStorage.com 2010 Product of the Year awards and a complete list of finalists, visit: http://searchstorage.techtarget.com/generic/0,295582,sid5_gci1525950,00.html