January 26, 2015 09:00 ET Named Finalist for Storage Magazine / 2014 Products of the Year Awards

Zetta DataProtect Cloud Backup & Disaster Recovery (DR) Solution Recognized for Direct-to-Cloud SaaS-Based Server Image Backup, With Built-in WAN Acceleration

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwired - Jan 26, 2015) - today announced its DataProtect™ Version 4.5, cloud backup and disaster recovery (DR) solution has been named a finalist for the Storage magazine / 2014 Products of the Year Awards in the category of Backup and Disaster Recovery Software and Services. 

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Chosen from hundreds of nominations submitted by companies from around the world, DataProtect v4.5 is the first and only SaaS-based service to deliver complete cloud backup and DR -- from files to databases to server images -- directly to the cloud, with integrated WAN acceleration for optimal transfer speeds -- all without the costly overhead of an appliance. 

"We're addressing customers' needs to take cost and complexity out of their IT operations by delivering an appliance-free approach. Moreover, with built-in WAN traffic optimization and 10 patent-pending acceleration technologies, its lightning fast speed is virtually faster than local backup and recovery," said Gary Sevounts, CMO at "We are honored to have DataProtect's industry-unique features, recognized by the esteemed editors and journalists of Storage magazine and"

"The 10 finalists in the backup and disaster recovery software and services category for the Storage magazine / 2014 Products of the Year represent what we view as the current leaders in regards to features/capabilities, functionality, performance, and value (ROI)," said Andrew Burton, Executive Editor, TechTarget Storage Media Group. "We wish together with all of this year's finalists our heartfelt congratulations!"

About is an award-winning provider of enterprise-grade cloud backup, disaster recovery and archiving technology for small/medium enterprises, distributed organizations, and managed service providers (MSPs). The SaaS-based solution enables companies to simplify backups and instantly recover data through a single management point. With local and cloud backup, archiving and disaster recovery functionality integrated into one solution, delivers the value of multiple products at a fraction of the cost.

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