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Pulsant Partners with Asigra to Extend Data Protection Leadership

READING, England, February 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Pulsant adds next generation cloud backup and recovery to portfolio

Pulsant, the cloud computing, managed hosting and colocation expert, has announced a strategic partnership with Asigra, a leading cloud backup, recovery and restore software provider. Pulsant will be broadening its portfolio with the addition of enterprise cloud back-up and replication solutions, powered by Asigra Cloud BackupTM v12.2.

Pulsant's new services incorporate cloud to cloud, smart device to cloud, on-premise to cloud and third party cloud data protection solutions which are combined to provide a single management and recovery view of business critical data. This is enabled by Asigra Cloud Backup™, an enterprise-class secure backup and recovery solution that eliminates the complexity of data protection by providing a single, integrated approach, and improving the efficiency, reliability and performance of protecting diverse computing environments.

The solution features agentless software architecture for ease of deployment, NIST FIPS 140-2 certified security, and global de-duplication and data compression technology. It enables Pulsant to deliver a cost-effective and efficient transformational backup product to its private and enterprise cloud customers.

Rob Davies, sales and marketing director, Pulsant says: "The cloud means that the ways in which businesses can offer access to their data is changing. However, there are still concerns that are holding many organisations back from implementing these types of services. At Pulsant, we want to give our customers the confidence to take advantage of the cloud and make the most of the benefits it can bring.  Data is our customers' most treasured asset so it is crucial for us to offer a comprehensive solution for cloud back-up, protection and recovery.

"We are always looking to expand our offering and the new service is a great addition. We are delighted to provide a world-class cloud product that offers our customers the reassurance that their data is secure, regardless of how they wish to access it."

Eran Farajun, executive vice president, Asigra, says: "As a trusted IT provider, Pulsant understands the challenges faced by organisations as they move toward consolidating IT operations to reduce complexity and costs. Pulsant's experience in implementing cloud backup services ensures positive long-term results as they extol the benefits of agentless data recovery for businesses throughout the UK and beyond."

About Pulsant:       

Pulsant is an award winning company that provides enterprise-class IT services to over 3,000 customers, ranging from SMEs to large private and public sector organisations. The company is one of the UK's largest providers of Managed Hosting, Cloud Computing, Colocation and Managed Networks.

Pulsant owns and operates a resilient 10gb core network connecting its 10 wholly owned ISO 27001 compliant data centres across the UK, of which certain sites are also  ILS2, ILS3 and PCI certified. Pulsant are only one of two companies globally to have been awarded the BSI CSA Star accreditation for cloud security.The company also provides services internationally from data centres in New York, Amsterdam and Hong Kong.  As an active member of the Green Grid consortium, Pulsant operates a green data centre strategy and all of its UK sites are powered by 100 per cent renewable sources.

With a focus on providing world-class technology, Pulsant employs an expert team that creates advanced and innovative solutions that optimise performance and cost-effectively manage, store and safeguard data.

In 2013 Pulsant was awarded the Royal Warrant as a provider of hosted IT and data centre services to the Royal household.

For more information, please visit http://www.pulsant.com

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