SOURCE: AppAssure


November 21, 2011 13:03 ET

AppAssure Software Wins 2 Gold Product Awards for Best 2011 Backup & Recovery and Best 2011 Disaster Recovery From Windows IT Pro Magazine

AppAssure Wins Two Major 2011 Technology Industry Awards: "Editors' Best" in Backup & Recovery and in Disaster Recovery Categories

RESTON, VA--(Marketwire - Nov 21, 2011) - AppAssure Software, the global leader and award-winning provider of innovative, unified backup and replication software for virtual (VMware vSphere/ESXi, Hyper-V and XenServer), physical and cloud environments, today announced that its product won two Gold awards, one for the "2011 Editors' Best Award" in the "Backup and Recovery" category and the other for the "2011 Editors' Best Award" in the "Disaster Recovery" category by Windows IT Pro magazine. The two "2011 Editors' Best" Awards are based on a product's strategic importance to the market, its competitive advantages, and its value to customers.

"Our Editors' Best Awards let us leverage our contributing editors' expertise to provide well-earned recognition to products that exceed industry standards," said Jason Bovberg, senior editor, Windows IT Pro. "As we did last year, we've also added valuable, in-the-trenches insight from our reader community about the winning products. We're proud to now share this invaluable information with our Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Magazine communities. Our winners should be extremely proud of this recognition from our editorial experts."

AppAssure Software provides the industry's fastest image-level and application-aware backup and replication for virtual and physical servers and offers three innovative and groundbreaking technologies:

  • Live Recovery™ - instant recovery technology for VMs or servers, offering near-zero RTO.
  • Assured Recovery™ - automated recovery testing and verification technology that sets a new standard in the backup industry by assuring the recoverability of every backup in virtual and physical environments.
  • Universal Recovery™ - cross-platform recovery that restores your backups anywhere to anywhere from physical to virtual, virtual to virtual, virtual to physical, or physical to physical, as well as bare metal recovery to dissimilar hardware (P2V, V2V, V2P, P2P); includes granular object level recovery with application-item and file-level recovery.

The company recently announced its newest release, v4.7 which includes enhancements such as VMware vSphere/ESXi direct export support, multi-hypervisor support for VMware, Hyper-V and XenServer, and advances to its innovative Assured Recovery™ technology.

"We are honored that AppAssure is named as the best product of 2011 in both the Backup and Recovery and Disaster Recovery categories," said Najaf Husain, AppAssure's President and CEO. "We are grateful to the independent committee and editors at Windows IT Pro magazine for selecting AppAssure as the best among many great competitors in our industry. This award is a testament to our focus to listening to our customers' and partners' needs and delivering innovative and groundbreaking technology that exceeds their expectations."

Pricing and Availability
AppAssure Backup & Replication Software starts at $899 USD. For further information, please contact AppAssure Software at 1-866-459-6653 in North America or +44-1306-888864 in the UK for EMEA customers. To request a demo or free trial software, please visit or please visit the company's website at

About AppAssure Software
AppAssure, the global leader in complete server, data and application protection, for virtual, physical and cloud infrastructures, delivers customer-proven backup and replication software that assures the recovery of applications in minutes. AppAssure's groundbreaking technology uniquely guarantees instant and 100% reliable data and application recovery from your server to your datacenter -- to your cloud. AppAssure's innovative software permits VMware ESXi backup, Hyper-V backup, Windows Server backup, Microsoft Exchange Server backup, and goes beyond protecting data, to protecting entire applications in both virtual and physical environments, enabling service providers and enterprises to adopt a cloud model to deliver fast, reliable and secure data protection. AppAssure is an Elite VMware Technology Alliance Partner and Microsoft Gold Certified Partner. With 3,450% growth over the past three years and more than 5,000 customers, partners and service providers in over 50 countries, AppAssure is the world's fastest growing backup and replication software company, ranked by Inc. Magazine. The company has now posted 18 consecutive quarters of growth. Learn more about AppAssure Software by visiting

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