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Zetta.net Offers Free Data Evacuation Service To Businesses Affected By Hurricane Sandy

Tue, 10/30/2012 - 2:11pm

Zetta.net logoZetta.net today announced a special data evacuation service offer for businesses in the areas affected by Hurricane Sandy. Critical data can be immediately evacuated to geographically dispersed, enterprise-grade data centers for free, where it will be securely preserved throughout the course of the storm. For true business continuity, data can be accessed and recovered from anywhere with electricity, Internet connection and authorized access.

The data evacuation service enables businesses to benefit from no-appliance enterprise cloud backup, recently introduced by Zetta. This solution can be deployed immediately, without any hardware or appliances, in three steps, making it easy for even small businesses and distributed offices:

  1. Go to www.zetta.net and click on "Free Trial" or call Zetta at 1-877-469-3882

  2. Download and install the ZettaMirror software agent on the servers with the data you need to move offsite.

  3. Start evacuating your data.

Zetta.net's WAN traffic de-duplication and optimization paired with multi-threaded data transport enables users to move up to 3TB of data per day to offsite locations not affected by the storm. The solution supports 18 operating system platforms including Linux, Windows and Apple and is optimized for a variety of critical IT assets and applications including SQL, Windows System State, Microsoft Exchange, executive laptops, as well as unstructured data and VMware. With security features such as encryption in flight and at rest, SSAE-16 certification and SAS 70 audit, business users are assured that their data is protected at an enterprise-grade level.

Once data is backed up, it is immediately and securely available to authorized users from any location where there is access to the Internet and electricity. Data can be recovered instantly by either mapping a web drive on the client or from a web browser anywhere. This enables organizations that have been affected by Hurricane Sandy to maintain business continuity from any location that may not be impacted by the natural disaster.

Dedham, Mass. uses Zetta.net's backup and recovery service to ensure that the city's valuable data is protected in the event of a natural disaster. "With Zetta.net, restores are as simple as three clicks away," said Veronica Barnes, Director of Technology for the Town of Dedham. "Before Zetta.net, we would have to load tapes and wait for the information to be located. Now we can find the information instantly and restore data nearly immediately. It has made us so much better prepared in the event of a disaster, enabling us to retrieve data more readily. If necessary, we could literally rebuild all the town data in a couple of hours compared to days with our previous system. You are only as good as your last backup, and with Zetta.net we don't even have to think about our data. We simply know it's protected."

"When faced with a natural disaster like Hurricane Sandy, businesses need to consider evacuating their most critical data just as you would evacuate people," said Gary Sevounts, vice president of marketing, Zetta.net. "At Zetta.net we want business users to have one less thing to worry about in the face of a disaster. By taking advantage of our 15-day free data evacuation service, any size business can protect their data from an outage or downtime caused by the hurricane without worrying about budgets or approvals."

Pricing & Availability

The free data evacuation service is available immediately by going to www.zetta.net or calling 1-877-469-3882. Service can be initiated instantly and businesses can start backing up critical data in just 15 minutes.

Outside the 15-day free offer, pricing for this solution starts at $225 per month and includes unlimited 3-in-1 software licenses that include local and online backup, archiving and disaster recovery, 24x7 U.S.-based support, and 500GB of enterprise-grade secure online storage.

About Zetta.net

Zetta.net is an award-winning provider of enterprise-grade 3-in-1 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, offsite, archiving and disaster recovery functionality integrated into one solution, Zetta.net delivers the value of multiple products at a fraction of the cost.

Headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., Zetta was established in 2008 by successful serial entrepreneurs and technology executives from companies such as Netscape, VeriSign, Symantec, EMC, and Shutterfly. For more information, visit www.zetta.net.

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