SOURCE: City of San Jose, California, USA

May 03, 2007 00:56 ET

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed to Open New and Expanded Sonasoft Headquarters in San Jose

Expansion Will Facilitate Sonasoft With Its Projected Growth in 2007 and Beyond

SAN JOSE, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 3, 2007 -- Sonasoft Corp., provider of SonaSafe Integrated Backup/Recovery & Replication software announced that it has expanded its research and development (R&D) office headquarters facility in San Jose to accommodate its tremendous growth.

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed will be the chief guest and -- along with San Jose Councilmember Nancy Pyle and Sonasoft executives -- will participate in a ribbon cutting ceremony to be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, May 3, at the Sonasoft San Jose facility at 6489 Camden Avenue.

"Supporting driving industries to stay here and grow here is a top priority of my administration. Sonasoft is a driving industry software company that we're proud to have housed in San Jose. Its presence and expansion in San Jose is testament to the fact that San Jose remains ranked as the top community of innovators in the U.S. and continues to attract the most talented engineers and scientists from all over the world. I wish Sonasoft President and CEO Andy Khanna and his employees the very best of luck in the future," said Mayor Chuck Reed.

Sonasoft is expected to achieve increased growth in 2007 and beyond based on recent performance. The company grew by 150 percent in revenue and added nearly 200 new customers in 2006. Sonasoft products not only received great acceptance in the Small and Medium Business (SMB) market place but also with enterprise customers. Sonasoft products have also received excellent traction in Europe and Asia.

"We are extremely happy to be expanding in San Jose. Our facility here will serve as the R&D driver for our global operations and marketplace presence. We are thankful to Mayor Reed and other local officials for helping to ensure our path to success. The City of San Jose has given us tremendous support and allowed us to develop and build a product that is winning market share," said Andy Khanna, president and CEO, Sonasoft. "Sonasoft's solution is getting rave reviews from customers and experts in the field. We are the only company that provides a fully integrated solution, and customers really like our offering. And, with San Jose's supply of world-class talent at our doorstep, we have the necessary brainpower to grow and continue to attract top global innovators."

Sonasoft provides a high-availability solution, protecting data from hardware/software failures and human errors. The company's software is the focused solution for Microsoft servers incorporating the latest design for disk-to-disk backup and is known as an efficient and effective integrated solution available in Backup and Replication. In addition, the product features an intuitive "Point-Click and Recovery®" function that cannot be found in most of the competitive products. The SonaSafe Replication/Hot-Standby feature is known as one of the most cost-effective solutions in the market; clients are able to realize tightly integrated Backup/Recovery and Replication capabilities in a single attractively priced product.

About Sonasoft®

Sonasoft Corp. automates the disk-to-disk backup and recovery process for Microsoft Exchange, SQL and Windows Servers with its groundbreaking SonaSafe® Point-Click Recovery® solutions. SonaSafe is the only product that provides an integrated backup/recovery and replication solution for Exchange and SQL servers. Designed to simplify and eliminate human error in the backup and recovery process, SonaSafe solutions also centralize the management of multiple servers and provide a cost-effective turnkey disaster recovery strategy for companies of all sizes. For more information, please visit www.sonasoft.com.

About the City of San Jose's Office of Economic Development

The City of San Jose's Office of Economic Development (OED) is committed to a vital, competitive San Jose economy that increases prosperity for people and companies and enhances City revenues. The Office guides the City's economic strategy, provides assistance for business success, helps connect employers with trained workers, and provides art, sporting and cultural resources to our community. For more information, please visit, www.sjeconomy.com.

About the City of San Jose

From its founding in 1777 as California's first city, San Jose has been a leader, driven by its spirit of innovation. Today, San Jose stands as the largest city in Northern California and the Capital of Silicon Valley -- the world's leading center of innovation. The city, the 10th largest in the U.S., is committed to remaining a top-ranked place to do business, work, live, play and learn. For more information, visit, www.sanjoseca.gov.

Contact Information

  • Steven Brewster
    (408) 535-8168
    San Jose Office of Economic Development
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    Vas Srinivasan
    (408) 927-6200
    Sonasoft
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    Joanna Laznicka
    (408) 448-3113
    Phaze-9 Corporation
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