SOURCE: StorageCraft Technology Corporation

June 23, 2008 13:32 ET

StorageCraft Offers Japanese Customers Free Upgrade of ShadowProtect 3.1

Limited-Time Offer Available to Existing ShadowProtect Customers

DRAPER, UT--(Marketwire - June 23, 2008) - StorageCraft Technology Corporation, a provider of innovative disk-based backup, disaster recovery, system migration, data protection and security solutions for servers, desktops and laptops, today announced a free upgrade offer to current customers of StorageCraft ShadowProtect™, the award-winning backup, disaster recovery and migration solution.

Japanese customers with StorageCraft ShadowProtect 2.x are eligible to receive a free upgrade to ShadowProtect 3.1 until July 4, 2008. This upgrade offer includes ShadowProtect Server Edition™ 3.1, ShadowProtect Desktop Edition™ 3.1 and ShadowProtect IT Edition™ 3.1.

StorageCraft ShadowProtect 3.1 includes hardware independent restore (HIR) features, allowing IT administrators to backup, restore or migrate server, desktop and laptop systems to any environment, whether physical or virtual. In addition, StorageCraft ShadowProtect can migrate to new systems with tremendous flexibility -- whether from a physical machine to another physical machine (P2P), a physical to a virtual machine (P2V), a virtual machine to another virtual machine (V2V) or even from a virtual machine to a physical machine (V2P). ShadowProtect Server Edition 3.1, ShadowProtect Desktop Edition 3.1 and ShadowProtect IT Edition 3.1 support virtualization solutions, such as VMware platforms and Microsoft Virtual Server and Virtual PC, for quick and reliable disaster recovery, system migration and consolidation.

Additional ShadowProtect Features

Additional features in StorageCraft ShadowProtect 3.1 include:

--  Bootable recovery CD based on Windows Vista; includes automatic
    hardware detection and network support;
--  Additional optical media support (CD-R/RW, DVD+-R/RW, Blu-ray R/RE --
    both single and dual layer);
--  Windows Vista support;
--  Bare metal recovery of servers, desktops and laptops in minutes;
--  Simple view to quickly recover files and folders or update backup
--  Network Configurator to manage domains, mapped drives and network

"HIR alone is a great reason to switch to ShadowProtect 3.1," said Curt James, vice president of marketing and business development at StorageCraft. "In addition, it allows you to recover a server quickly or migrate to a virtual environment, which makes it an extremely versatile tool. Since the upgrade is available free of charge to existing ShadowProtect customers in Japan, they will want to take advantage of this limited-time offer very quickly."

Upgrade Fulfillment

To receive a free upgrade, existing StorageCraft ShadowProtect 2.x customers should submit copies of their license certificates and/or proof of purchase to StorageCraft by July 4, 2008. This offer is available for customers with multiple licenses, as well as those who received a ShadowProtect license bundled with a computer system.

Customers should send an e-mail message to or fax information to +81 3 4496 4678. The message should include the following information: Customer or Business Name, purchase date (or proof of purchase), a copy of the license certificate and serial number(s), and place of purchase.

Additional Information

For more information about StorageCraft ShadowProtect 3.1, please visit or call +03 5643 2561 in Japan. You may also send inquiries to

About StorageCraft Technology Corporation

StorageCraft Technology Corporation provides innovative disk-based backup, disaster recovery, system migration, data protection and security solutions for servers, desktops and laptops. StorageCraft delivers software products that reduce downtime, improve security and stability for systems and data and lower the total cost of ownership for servers, desktops and laptops.

ShadowProtect, ShadowProtect Server Edition, ShadowProtect Desktop Edition and ShadowProtect IT Edition are trademarks of StorageCraft Technology Corporation. Other company and product names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

Contact Information

  • Contact Information:

    Laura Shafer
    Public Relations Director
    StorageCraft Technology Corporation
    +1 (801) 545-4732
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