London, UK - Securstore, a leading cloud backup provider, today announced that it won the Partner of the Year award from Asigra Inc., a leading Cloud Backup™, recovery and restore (BURR) software provider since 1986. The awards recognise Securstore for its success in supporting its global client base with dedicated support and an innovative backup solution. Securstore’s solution, Securstore Cloud Backup & Recovery, is powered by Asigra.

“Our partners are the core of Asigra’s success and Securstore has shown exceptional innovation, execution and customer service, confirming their status as an elite provider of business-class cloud backup and recovery,” said Asigra CEO David Farajun. “Securstore has a proven approach in the delivery of their cloud backup and recovery service across all corporate endpoints. Congratulations on this win and recognition.

Securstore was honored with the award at the 2012 Asigra Cloud Backup™ Partner Summit, June 11-13th in Toronto. This year’s summit theme Outmarket, Outsell, Outperform! delivered as the conference included world renowned sales keynote Jeffrey Gitomer; channel marketing and sales well-known Gartner analyst Tiffani Bova; and Defy Gravity author Rebel Brown. As the only cloud backup summit of its kind hundreds of cloud backup service providers, Managed Service Providers and Value Added Resellers from all over the world came together to hear the latest trends and technologies impacting cloud backup and recovery. The conference offered a range of strategies to help managed service providers take a leadership position in one of cloud computing’s largest areas of opportunity – cloud backup and recovery.

Asigra presented awards to visionary partners in multiple categories based on technology, sales and marketing achievements. Securstore was recognised for Partner of the Year for its strong positioning across the world, market leading support and its ISO 27001 accreditation, proving its dedication for keeping customer data secure.

Asigra promotes its partners’ expertise for new and innovative deployments of cloud backup and recovery, whether deployed in a public cloud, private cloud or hybrid implementation. The Asigra Cloud Backup platform enables new efficiencies for protecting virtualised servers, remote offices and mobile workers, multi-location data center environments, while providing the flexibility to address consumers, small and medium businesses (SMBs) and the enterprise.

“Backup modernisation is a widespread industry trend in how organisations are managing and deploying their IT resources. This is no less relevant to SMBs than to large enterprises, especially where mission-critical data is concerned,” said Alexander Eiriksson, COO, Securstore. “With cloud backup, the resulting benefits boil down to IT resource optimisation and business agility, both of which Asigra enables its partners to deliver. We are proud to be named the 2012 Asigra Partner of the Year for delivering innovative and responsive cloud backup services to our customers.”

About Asigra
Asigra is the leading cloud computing software vendor focused on backup, recovery and restoration with more than 550,000 global installations. Asigra Cloud Backup™ transforms the way businesses manage and protect their data by delivering seamless end-to-end data protection that efficiently scales and easily adapts to any IT environment. With more than 26 years of experience as backup/recovery pioneers, Asigra manages one of the largest business-class backup service provider ecosystems in the world who power their cloud backup services using Asigra technology. Asigra is recognised among top-tier industry analysts, including the Enterprise Strategy Group, Gartner, IDC, Forrester Research and the 451 Group. Asigra was recognised by Storage Magazine as 2011 Product of the Year, awarded a 5-Star rating in the CRN Magazine’s 2012 Partner Program Guide, named a CRN Channel Chief, and became a Best Channel Partner for 2012 by Business Solutions Magazine. Asigra is headquartered in Toronto, Canada, with offices globally. For more information, visit http://www.asigra.com.