MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 4, 2013) - Axcient, the leading disaster recovery and business continuity solution provider, today unveiled a new program to immediately help customers impacted by the sudden shutdown of Symantec's Backup Exec.cloud. In an effort to minimize the effect of the Symantec shutdown, and ensure that companies are protected for the long-run, Axcient will provide the following as part of its migration program for Backup Exec.cloud customers:
- Dedicated Backup Exec migration specialist
- Free setup and implementation professional services package ($2,000 value)
- Environment discovery
- System design and best practices recommendation
- Setup, deployment and testing assistance
- Acceptance sign-off
- Free service during migration period
Unlike Symantec Backup Exec.cloud, and other online backup services, the Axcient solution offers more than simple file backup. Axcient is an entirely new type of cloud platform that mirrors not only a company's data, but also applications and entire IT infrastructure in the cloud. With Axcient, companies can eliminate data loss, keep critical applications up and running, and ensure employees are always productive for less than the cost of antiquated backup.
"Backup Exec.cloud was a simple file storage service created to plug a hole in Symantec's backup product line," stated Justin Moore, CEO of Axcient. "Although this announcement may come as a shock to many customers, it's actually giving companies the opportunity to move beyond backup and migrate to a better solution with virtually zero downtime thanks to the Axcient migration program. With the Backup Exec rescue program, businesses can now reap the benefits of an award-winning solution for business continuity at traditional backup prices."
Thousands of customers have migrated from Symantec to Axcient because Axcient protects a company's data and keeps their applications up and running with an easy to use cloud solution. Unlike Symantec, Axcient was built for the cloud, in the cloud from the ground up. Ranked by Inc. Magazine as the fastest growing data protection company in the US, Axcient protects billions of files and applications in its secure, compliant cloud. For companies interested in exploring the details of the Symantec Backup Exec.cloud migration program, please visit http://ww2.axcient.com/symantec-backupexec-migration-program.html.
Axcient is an entirely new type of cloud platform that eliminates data loss, keeps applications up and running, and makes sure that IT infrastructures never go down. Designed for today's always-on business, Axcient replaces legacy backup, business continuity, and disaster recovery software and hardware, and reduces the amount of expensive copy data in an organization by as much as 80%. By mirroring an entire business in the cloud, Axcient makes it simple to access and restore data from any device, failover IT systems, and virtualize your entire office with a click -- all from a single duplicated copy. Trusted by thousands of businesses to store and protect more than 10 billion files and applications, Axcient maximizes productivity, reduces cost, and eliminates risk. The company is headquartered in Mountain View, Calif. Visit www.axcient.com.