SUNNYVALE, CA and SOMERSET, NJ--(Marketwired - Jan 21, 2014) - Zetta.net today announced a strategic partnership with SHI International Corp., one of North America's top 20 IT solution providers, that will accelerate SHI's efforts to build out its cloud services business. As part of the new agreement, SHI now offers Zetta.net's enterprise-grade cloud backup and disaster recovery (DR) service, enabling businesses to quickly and securely backup and recover data locally and to the cloud.
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"We are excited to partner with Zetta.net, which allows us to deliver a best-of-breed cloud backup and recovery solution to meet our customers' demands," said Richard Place, General Manager of Cloud Services, SHI International Corp. "Zetta.net's service fills a business need for our customers' by providing an enterprise-grade cloud backup and disaster recovery solution at a price that small and medium businesses can afford."
An increasing number of businesses are leveraging the cloud for backup and recovery to reduce cost, increase efficiency and improve accessibility. In support of the growing cloud backup market, SHI is also offering Zetta.net's cloud backup and DR solution in its Cloud Marketplace, an online portal for customers to access solutions from leading cloud service providers.
"As a leading IT solutions provider, we are excited to team with SHI to deliver their customers an affordable, highly reliable, and easy to deploy and manage cloud backup solution," said Jill Cooper, vice president of sales, Zetta.net. "As demand grows for cloud backup services, our partnership with SHI will extend our reach with businesses that require enterprise-grade performance, reliability and security."
"We were looking for a low cost solution that doesn't require any new hardware to install, that was easy to manage and just worked," said Frank Rotondi, IT Director at HIAS. "Once I figured out the cost of replacing my old tape backup equipment and the tapes themselves, signing up was a no brainer. SHI completely addressed our needs. We were up and running in minutes with Zetta.net. And with the ability to manage our backups and recover data from anywhere, it frees me up to focus on other priorities."
Zetta's award-winning enterprise-grade cloud backup and recovery solution is optimized for large data sets between 1TB and 100TB, and transfers up to 5TB in 24 hours without requiring an appliance. All data is encrypted in transit across the Internet and at rest in SSAE-certified data centers, with 99.99996% backup reliability and 100% recovery reliability.
Zetta.net is the fastest growing enterprise-grade cloud backup and disaster recovery solution provider for small and mid-size enterprises and MSPs. Zetta is enabling 650+ enterprises to simplify and automate backups and instantly recover data using just a web browser. Advanced security, high redundancy and a high-performance architecture delivers enterprise-grade data protection that scales to meet business requirements for accelerating data growth.
With headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif., Zetta.net was established in 2008 by successful serial entrepreneurs and technology executives from companies such as Netscape, VeriSign, Symantec, EMC, and Shutterfly. For more information, visit www.zetta.net or www.facebook.com/zettastorage. Follow Zetta on Twitter at www.twitter.com/zettanet.
Founded in 1989, SHI International Corp. is a $5 billion+ global provider of technology products and services. Driven by the industry's most experienced and stable sales force and backed by software volume licensing experts, hardware procurement specialists, and certified IT services professionals, SHI delivers custom IT and Cloud solutions to Corporate, Enterprise, Public Sector, and Academic customers. With over 2,400 employees worldwide, SHI is the largest Minority and Woman Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) in the U.S. and is ranked 18th among Everything Channel's VAR 500 list of North American IT solution providers. For more information, visit http://www.SHI.com.
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