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NovaStor Launches Online Data Backup SaaS Solution

Cliff Boodoosingh on September 13, 2009
 
Simi Valley, USA, 11 September 2009 -- Data protection specialist NovaStor (www.novastor.com) has launched the world’s first SaaS (Software as a Service) software package combining local and online data backup. With NovaBACKUP xSP, service providers now have a way to offer their clients a powerful alternative to costly local data backup solutions.

Online backup alone is not sufficient
Online data backup has limitations due to restricted availability of bandwidths for internet data transfer. Previously available SaaS products that only offered online backup services
therefore weren’t able to function as a company’s only data protection solution. By combining local data backup with online backup, NovaBACKUP xSP is the first SaaS application to overcome this constraint. Service providers can now satisfy their clients’ complete data availability needs with one single IT service. NovaBACKUP xSP allows them to replace costly backup infrastructure with backup as a service for a low monthly fee.

One user interface for complete data protection
Services based on NovaBACKUP xSP include local data backup and restore. Users can also create an image locally to protect their data in case of system failure. In addition, NovaBACKUP xSP offers integrated virus protection, open file backup as well as small file size due to FastBIT technology and AES encryption for secure online data transfer. NovaBACKUP xSP is the only SaaS software that provides this complete range of functions. Service providers can offer complete data availability with one single user interface and greatly reduce the time and resources needed to provide and manage backup infrastructure.

“Since we announced that we would soon launch NovaBACKUP xSP at the international IT fair CeBIT 2009, we’ve received a wave of inquiries from resellers and service providers. We’re excited to now make this ground-breaking SaaS data backup product available”, says Mike Andrews, Managing Director US of NovaStor. “NovaBACKUP xSP is a technological innovation that service providers can pass on to their customers. There is no better way to differentiate you from the competition.”

Trainings & advice on how to start a profitable SaaS service
On 15 September at 9am PST / 6pm CET NovaStor, will describe how IT service providers can successfully earn money with NovaBACKUP xSP during a webinar. Interested persons can find out more about NovaStor’s training program and register for specific webinars on NovaStor’s website (Partner >> Training Program). Resellers can also sign up as ValueCREATE! partners by registering as a partner in the section “NovaStor Partner Program” and start taking advantage of the many benefits NovaStor offers as part of its partner program.

Availability
NovaBACKUP xSP can be downloaded on NovaStor’s internet site in the downloads section at www.novastor.com/downloads.html?product=419. Free trial versions are available for 30 days. All settings and backups made in a trial version remain unchanged and available after purchase.


About NovaStor
NovaStor (www.novastor.com) is a leading, international provider of software solutions for data availability and data protection. NovaStor provides software, SaaS solutions and services for local and online backup, restore and retention of business-critical data. Clients include home, mobile, and SMB users, service providers as well as international corporates. NovaStor's cost-effective solutions are platform- and hardware-independent and ensure that optimal technological and economical use is gained from the customer's existing and future IT environment.

NovaStor is headquartered in Switzerland, has offices in Germany and the USA, and is represented in numerous other countries through partnerships.

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