NovaBACKUP Named a Storage Awards 2011 Finalist

May 19th, 2011 by admin Leave a reply »

NovaBACKUP has been nominated as a finalist for The Storries VIII (The Storage Awards) in the category of Cloud Backup and Replication Product of the Year.

Agoura Hills / (CA) USA; Hamburg / Germany, May 19, 2011 – Data protection specialist NovaStor has been announced a finalist for The Storries VIII (The Storage Awards 2011).  NovaStor’s software, NovaBACKUP, is nominated in the category of: Cloud Backup and Replication Product of the Year. 

Every year, Storage Magazine, a UK based magazine that focuses on the software industry in the fields of backup, archiving and compliance, disaster recovery, data deduplication, NAS devices and other IT-related news, holds the prestigious “Storage Awards.”  The Storage Awards 2011 recognize the IT industry’s top leaders in backup, storage, software and deduplication.  Apart from editor’s selections, the awards are given based on readership votes.  Readers may go online and vote on the featured nominees.  Last year, the 2010 Awards saw in excess of 5000 readers vote, (25,000 votes cast in total) for their favorite products, people and companies.

NovaStor has been nominated for its NovaBACKUP product range in the cloud computing area. The nomination as finalist recognized NovaStor’s cloud backup expertise  and unique market niche.  NovaStor is up against 11 other nominees in the Cloud Backup and Replication Product of the Year category, including Acronis, Druva and Red Hat.

NovaBACKUP – Cloud Backup for Service Providers, Enterprises and Home Users
NovaStor’s software portfolio includes cloud enabled protection for workstations and servers in home and small business environments, as well as professional platforms for Managed Service Providers and companies to operate a public or private cloud. NovaStor’s software products regularly receive international awards for their wide range of features, ease-of-use and top price/performance ratio.  All NovaStor products in the cloud computing range equip end-users with local and offsite backup, disaster recovery, and full disk imaging.

“The Storage Awards is a renowned industry award. The nomination as finalist underlines NovaStor’s innovative potential and achievements in the area of data protection and for enabling partners and customers to operate public or private cloud offerings,” says Stefan Utzinger, CEO at NovaStor.

Winners of the Storage Awards will be announced on June 23rd, 2011 at the Storage Awards Ceremony held at the Grand Connaught Rooms in London.

NovaStor’s complete line of data protection and backup software covers single workstations, server and virtual machine protection, network protection from medium to large-sized businesses, multi-site environments, global data centers of all sizes, as well as platforms for private and public cloud offerings for internal IT services and public managed service providers.  NovaStor’s products for workstations and servers as well as cloud platforms  are available for purchase in NovaStor’s online store as well as from authorized resellers.  NovaBACKUP Protection Packs are also available and offer a central interface for remote management of distributed NovaBACKUP installations.

Links for Additional Information
To vote in Storage Magazine’s 2011 Storage Awards
Data protection software for Windows and heterogeneous IT-environments 

About NovaStor
NovaStor ( is a leading international provider of software solutions for data protection and availability. NovaStor provides software, SaaS solutions and services for local and online backup, restore and retention of business-critical data. Clients include home, mobile, and SMB users, service providers as well as international corporations. NovaStor’s cost-effective solutions are platform- and hardware-independent and ensure that optimal technological and economical use is gained from the customer’s existing and future IT environment. NovaStor is headquartered in Switzerland (Zug), has offices in Germany (Hamburg) and the USA (CA, Agoura Hills), and is represented in numerous other countries through partnerships.

For Further Information:
Kristin Tinsley
29209 Canwood Street
Agoura Hills, CA 91301
Tel: +1 (805) 579-6700
Fax: +1 (805) 579-6710

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