EVault Offers Free EVault Endpoint Protection for New Windows Azure Customers Worldwide
EVault, Inc., a Seagate company (NASDAQ: STX), today announced that Windows Azure customers who sign a new Windows Azure Enterprise Agreement will receive one year of free EVault Endpoint Protection (EVault EP), a cloud-connected backup, recovery and data security solution for endpoint devices.
EVault’s offer is available to Microsoft Enterprise and Partner Group (EPG) customers signing a new Windows Azure Enterprise Agreement with an annual commitment of $50,000 USD or more and is valid now through June 30, 2014. The global promotion includes free unlimited device licensing, unlimited licensing for optional network caches, vault set-up, and 24/7 support from EVault’s team of data protection experts. EVault has been supporting cloud-connected backup and recovery services on Windows Azure since October 2010.
“While working with Microsoft, we’ve been able to provide organisations around the world flexible and cost-effective solutions that both protect critical information and scale over time to meet their unique needs,” said Terry Cunningham, president and general manager, EVault. “Our successful relationship has already benefited many joint customers, and we look forward to offering more of our cloud-connected services on the Windows Azure platform in this coming year.”
Distributed workforces depend on a variety of connections to be productive. For the organisation, this increases the chance of data loss and diminishes corporate data visibility. EVault EP simplifies data recovery in case of employee turnover, equipment upgrades and the handling of lost devices, while providing businesses with efficient, centralised data recovery and data loss prevention controls. It automatically synchronises data to the customer’s instance of Windows Azure.
“With this special offer, new Windows Azure customers gain additional protection by backing up the data that resides on endpoint devices connected to the Windows Azure cloud,” said Kim Akers, General Manager, Developer and Platform Evangelism, Microsoft Corp. “Our relationship with EVault helps us provide our customers with greater capacity and flexibility to mitigate a wide range of endpoint data protection risks.”
EVault provides onsite, cloud, and cloud-connected—or hybrid—data protection solutions to help organisations protect and access their business data. The company has led the industry in the move to hybrid storage models, with a uniquely integrated ecosystem of EVault® storage software, SaaS, managed services, and appliances that help ensure that customers maintain business continuity in multiplatform, multisite environments. EVault data protection, disaster recovery, and other storage services are optimised to perform in a distributed environment; supported by a secure, reliable cloud storage infrastructure; and backed by the highest-quality customer service.
Windows Azure, Microsoft’s cloud platform, is allowing developers to build the next generation of applications, spanning from the cloud to the enterprise data center. The platform combines cloud-based developer capabilities with storage, computational and networking infrastructure services, all hosted on Microsoft’s servers.
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More than 43,000 companies rely on EVault cloud-connected backup and recovery services. Delivered by a team of data recovery experts and using the very best cloud-connected technology, EVault backup solutions seamlessly integrate on-premise and online backup data protection for fast, local data access and ensured cloud disaster recovery. Optimised for distributed environments and backed by an ironclad cloud, EVault technology also powers the offerings of cloud services providers, data centers, telcos, ISVs, and many others. EVault is a Seagate Company.
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