LexisNexis Canada Inc.

LexisNexis Canada Inc.

November 15, 2010 09:01 ET

LexisNexis Canada Launches Managed Technology Solutions

Powerful data protection and business continuity solutions offered to help organizations dramatically reduce time and cost of implementation, based on alliance with Geminare

Attention: Business/Financial Editor, News Editor, Tech/Telecomm Editor TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 15, 2010) - LexisNexis Canada, a leading provider of information and services solutions to law firms and corporate, government and academic professionals, today introduced LexisNexis® Managed Technology Solutions to help law firms, businesses and other organizations lower the risk of business disruption by protecting mission-critical data and servers in a cost-effective manner. To offer these solutions, LexisNexis Canada has established an alliance with Geminare Inc., a pioneer in Recovery as a Service (RaaS), a growing sector that uses the cloud (an off-site, privately hosted data centre) as an on demand, flexible resource for managed, hosted services such as business continuity, disaster recovery, storage, and backup.

The new Managed Technology Solutions include LexisNexis® Cloud Recovery for business continuity; and PCLaw? Cloud Backup, a fast, secure and fully automated way for PCLaw customers to back up database files and other data to the cloud. Both are hosted and managed solutions that are accessible via the Internet and help reduce costs for organizations while increasing scalability and availability of mission-critical systems and data.

"With our cost-effective Managed Technology Solutions, professionals across our entire customer base can reduce their organizations' risk and feel confident their data is safe," said Alan Dingle, vice president, Business Development at LexisNexis Canada. "Combining our extensive knowledge of the information and services needs of law firms and other organizations, with Geminare's expertise and industry-leading RaaS offerings enables us to provide our customers with effective data protection and business continuity solutions that meet their evolving needs."

These new LexisNexis solutions require no new capital or staffing expenditures. Customers can deploy the solutions rapidly-typically in a matter of hours-and obtain a substantial and accelerated return on investment. LexisNexis Managed Technology Solutions are hosted in a Canadian-based, top-tier data centre, ensuring maximum security, reliability and availability.

"LexisNexis is widely acknowledged as a global leader in innovative technology solutions for information-intensive organizations," said Joshua Geist, chief executive officer at Geminare. "We're honoured that LexisNexis has chosen us as the cornerstone for its new portfolio of solutions, which will make cost-effective, leading-edge, cloud-based solutions available to thousands of new businesses."

LexisNexis Cloud Recovery

LexisNexis Cloud Recovery allows organizations to conduct business as usual during a critical server failure through auto-failover and redirection of end-user traffic to a real-time, replicated server environment in the cloud. Failover is seamless and rapid, with users and applications up and running in minutes, ensuring continued service for LexisNexis customers. Features and benefits include:

-- Automated, rapid failover with the ability to failback seamlessly
-- Near zero system downtime and data loss for critical applications
-- Flexible scheduling for upgrades and routine maintenance

PCLaw Cloud Backup

An enhancement to the PCLaw billing and accounting software used by more than 9,000 law firms in Canada, PCLaw Cloud Backup is a new online backup solution, offering small to medium-sized Canadian law firms a fast, easy and secure way to back up their PCLaw data and other files. PCLaw Cloud Backup represents the addition of complete business continuity and disaster recovery for sensitive and mission-critical data stored in PCLaw. Features and benefits include:

-- Automatically backed-up complete copies of database files, on a schedule that can be easily set by the end user
-- No user management beyond initial setup with full access to, and simple retrieval of, all backed-up database files
-- Full compliance with legal regulations and business best practices for off-site backup of critical and sensitive data

LexisNexis Managed Technology Solutions will be available in the Canadian market beginning November 22. For more information, please call 1-800-255-5174 or email sales@lexisnexis.ca.

About LexisNexis

LexisNexis® (www.lexisnexis.com) is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting and academic markets. LexisNexis originally pioneered online information with its Lexis® and Nexis® services. A member of Reed Elsevier [NYSE: ENL; NYSE: RUK] (www.reedelsevier.com), LexisNexis serves customers in more than 100 countries with 15,000 employees worldwide.

LexisNexis Canada Inc. (www.lexisnexis.ca) provides information and services solutions that serve the changing needs of professionals in law firms, corporations, government and academic institutions. LexisNexis offerings include the Quicklaw® online legal research service; Butterworths® print and CD ROM titles and newspapers for legal, accounting and other professionals; the Lexis and Nexis research services for global online legal, news and business information; and leading solutions in Practice Management, Client Development and Litigation Services.

About Geminare

Geminare (www.geminare.com) is a pioneer in delivering Recovery as a Service (RaaS) solutions to the cloud computing market. Dedicated to building game-changing cloud technologies, including Cloud Recovery, Cloud Storage and Cloud Backup solutions, Geminare delivers its products through a network of channel partners worldwide. Currently in the market with Server Replication, Geminare counts among its partners Qwest Communications, Hosting.com, Bell Canada, CA Technologies Inc., Ingram Micro and many other leading organizations. Geminare is located in Toronto, Canada, with operations and partners in the United States, Canada and Europe.
/For further information: Media Contact: Tracy Smith
LexisNexis Canada
905-415-5873
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