NovaStor and Asigra lead the field of online backup enablers.
Agoura Hills / (CA) USA, January 18, 2012 – Online backup and storage portal BackupReview has ranked data protection specialist NovaStor as one of the top three leaders of its Top 25 Online Data Backup Enablers List. NovaStor provides software products that enable private, public and hybrid cloud architectures to backup and restore data from distributed locations, networks and unlimited numbers of end users.
BackupReview Asserts NovaStor’s Leadership in the Online Backup Industry
Recent research from information portal BackupReview shows the growth of the online backup industry over the last one decade has been dramatic. To provide a clearer picture of the industry, BackupReview has analyzed and ranked market players according to key evaluation factors. These categories’ include technology features, ease of use, MSP and channel dedication, revenue structure, reputation, partner support, price entry point, overall value, and corporate culture of the company.
To map the diversity of the market BackupReview has defined five company types ranging from software platform provider (pure enabler) to service providers that act and drive the market. Details are available from BackupReview at the URL http://www.backupreview.info/2012/01/01/top-25-online-data-backup-enablers-list-for-january-2012/.
NovaStor leads BackupReview’s Top 25 Online Data Backup Enablers List as one of the two top companies in the category of pure enabler, who do not offer online backup services themselves, but rather work side-by-side with their customers and partners who wish to offer these types of management services.
NovaStor: Online Backup Enabler with Channel Dedication
NovaStor provides leadership in the market as an online backup enabler with a sophisticated technology that not only equips large managed service providers, but also provides resellers with a valuable cloud backup platform that suits their size, budget and technological capabilities. Moreover, NovaStor also empowers companies who wish to stay independent of service providers and prefer to create a private backup cloud solution for their own company.
Dedicated to powering service providers of all sizes, NovaStor’s technology offers impressive features for multi-tiered channel distribution. NovaStor’s central management offers partners a sophisticated multi-client capability with independent management and visibility into any number of customer accounts. Rebranding options for partners allow for fast and easy interface modifications. Beyond mere cloud backup, NovaStor supports innovative multi-service business models by equipping MSP’s with the technology to deploy local backup, online backup, and disaster recovery capability.
To facilitate the entry of resellers into the online and managed backup service marketplace, NovaStor supports the remote management of distributed backup installations. With this capability, NovaStor partners are able to offer managed backup services and offsite, cloud or online storage as add-on services to customers who may have already purchased backup software licenses. To ensure the competitiveness of its partners, NovaStor continuously enhances its software and guarantees support of current technologies such as VMware vSphere ESXi 5.0 and Microsoft SQL 2012 in addition to older versions of Microsoft Exchange and SQL, VMware and Hyper-V.
“NovaStor has been an online backup innovator and pioneer since the early days of offsite data protection. No other independent software vendor enables as many business models involving online backup. No other vendor has lowered the requirements for the entry into the online backup market as much as NovaStor, while at the same time providing features and technology for services that address any target group from the private home user to a multi-site corporation”, comments Stefan Utzinger, CEO at NovaStor.
Links for additional information
Top 25 Online Backup Enabler List for January 2012
NovaStor’s public cloud platform for MSPs, ISPs, and Cloud Storage Providers
NovaStor’s private cloud backup platform for companies and system integrators
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NovaStor (www.novastor.com) 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.
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