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BackupAgent Teams with Jamcracker for On-Demand Online Backup

Cliff Boodoosingh on April 18, 2010
 
NewswireToday - /newswire/ - Delft, Netherlands, 04/16/2010 - BackupAgent to be provided through the Jamcracker Services Delivery Network. 

BackupAgent, a leading provider of online backup software, and Jamcracker, the cloud services delivery company, today announced that BackupAgent is available immediately for resale through the Jamcracker Services Delivery Network (JSDN).

JSDN allows service providers, resellers and vendors to quickly and efficiently deliver cloud services to businesses and consumers. This partnership will enable Jamcracker to offer BackupAgent, an online backup service for SME companies through its global services-delivery network of distribution partners including communications and IT services providers.

“Our partnership with Jamcracker will make it possible for us to leverage their global network of service providers and IT resellers,” said Roland Sars, Director Sales and Marketing for BackupAgent. “This strategic partnership provides us access to an important channel of service providers who can resell our our solutions, and in turn, increase our small business subscriber base.”

BackupAgent allows SoHo and SME companies to backup data from a desktop, laptop or server to a central datacenter. BackupAgent protects businesses against hardware crashes, drive crashes, virus attacks, theft and natural disasters. The software supports desktop and laptop backup, and customer-premise server backup, including MS Exchange, MS SQL and MySQL. BackupAgent is multi-tenant; offering resellers a private label solution.

“Jamcracker enables communications and IT services providers to create their own branded marketplaces and offer “best-of-breed” cloud services to their business customers. It also enables IT departments within larger enterprises to provision, deliver, and manage cloud applications for the organization’s employees,” said Steve Crawford, vice president of marketing at Jamcracker. “We are committed to offering the broadest selection of leading cloud applications and IT services, and are pleased to add BackupAgent to our cloud services wholesale catalogue,”

About JSDN
JSDN enables communication service providers, IT providers, and software vendors to aggregate cloud services and unify the delivery and management for their business customers without incurring complex and costly technology investments. The JSDN streamlines all of the operational processes required to offer private labeled delivery of cloud services including a hosted services-delivery platform, content/ISV wholesale distribution agreements, help desk services, billing, collections, settlement, and infrastructure management. JSDN seamlessly integrates with reseller and service provider web sites and networks. It also allows IT departments within large enterprises to aggregate their private and public cloud services and provision them from a single source, enable self-service fulfillment, and manage cloud services for all the company’s employees. Customers can choose from a catalogue of hundreds of leading cloud services in the JSDN catalogue.

About BackupAgent
BackupAgent (backupagent.com) is a leading vendor of online backup software for Service Providers and reseller partners that can supply online backup services under their own brand. BackupAgent has client software available for both the consumer and SMB customers. The software supports desktop & laptop backup, and customer-premise server backup, including MS Exchange, MS SQL and MySQL. The software is multi-tenant; offering a private-label reseller model, which makes it an attractive solution for many Service Providers in the Business-to-Business market. BackupAgent was founded in 2004 and is a privately held company with headquarters in Delft, The Netherlands.

About Jamcracker
The Jamcracker Services Delivery Network is a global services ecosystem that enables Carriers, IT Service Providers, Value Added Resellers (VARs), and Cloud Services vendors to profitably deliver cloud services to businesses of all sizes. It also allows enterprise IT departments to become cloud application service providers within their organization. Jamcracker was founded in 1999 by K.B. “Chandra” Chandrasekhar, the founder of Exodus Communications and chairman of e4e Services.

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