Continuity Software Expands Channel Partner Program into Europe

Leading Value-Added Resellers and System Integrators in the U.S., Israel and Across Europe to Offer RecoverGuard, Disaster Recovery and High Availability Management Solutions to Customers

New York, NY and Tel Aviv, Israel (September 1, 2009) – Continuity Software™, the leading provider of disaster recovery (DR) and high availability (HA) management solutions, today announced the expansion of its Channel Partner Program into Europe. The newly expanded program, now offered in the U.S., Israel and Europe, is the only one of its kind intended to enable value-added resellers (VARs) and system integrators (SIs) to offer a comprehensive end-to-end solution for ensuring disaster recovery, high availability and business continuity. In addition to the ability to add RecoverGuard™ to their offerings portfolio, participants in the program are provided with access to an extensive partner-only extranet that includes such materials as: a marketing, sales and professional services solution kit, documentation, demos, and other collateral as well as the ability to sign-up for exclusive technical training sessions and marketing programs.

“The Continuity Software Partner Program ensures that our strategic partners – industry visionaries and trusted advisors to many of the most well-known businesses around the world – have the technology and support necessary to enrich their solutions portfolio, continue to exceed the expectations of their customers, and thereby enjoy the tremendous opportunity the DR/HA market has to offer,” said Yahav Adorian, Channel Sales Manager, Continuity Software.

Continuity Software’s RecoverGuard automatic DR and HA testing and monitoring software helps IT executives to ensure business continuity by automatically scanning their IT infrastructure and catching undetected errors before they impact operations. RecoverGuard offers a complete, end-to-end solution for ensuring business continuity that provides the ability to validate and assure both recovery point and recovery time objectives (RPO and RTO). As a member of the Continuity Software Partner Program, VARs and SIs can further demonstrate their commitment to be an industry leader in the delivery and implementation of a complete range of advanced IT solutions; and in doing so, will be favorably positioned to take full advantage of the rapidly growing data protection and business continuity market, in order to increase market share and considerably enhance margins.

Based in Moscow, Russia, Almitech is a systems integrator specializing in providing advanced technology solutions that ensure business continuity for large companies, highly dependent on their IT infrastructure. “Our customers recognize that their businesses are being driven by change – change in the worldwide economy, change in the local economic climate, change within their own organizations in how they do business and the technologies they must leverage in order to compete. However, our customers also realize that even the smallest change to their IT environment can add an unacceptable level of risk. RecoverGuard completely eliminates this concern,” said Alexey Chekanov, CEO, Almitech (www.almitech.ru).

Based in Berlin and Böblingen, Germany, Bridge2EU is a leading solutions distributor that proactively discovers and delivers innovative IT solutions that help resellers and system integrators, and in turn, end user customers to gain competitive advantage. “We are delighted with the opportunity to provide Continuity Software’s RecoverGuard solution to resellers and system integrators in Germany that seek to help their customers ensure RPO and RTO objectives. We view it as an indispensable tool for protecting investments in remote backup data centers, as well as localized DR and HA strategies. We expect that in Germany, financial, pharmaceutical/healthcare and automotive organizations will lead the charge in deployment of this technology, followed closely by virtually every other vertical,” said Volker Schlenker, Managing Director, Bridge2EU (www.bridge2.eu).

Data Center Services is an independent ICT services company focused on the Benelux market. Its mission is to deliver high-class services related to data center infrastructure and operations, as well as maintenance and installation. “Customers are feeling increasing pressure from both internal and external forces to not only build a bullet-proof business continuity infrastructure, but indisputably demonstrate its effectiveness,” said Erik Van den Broek, CEO, Data Center Services (www.data-center-services.be). “We believe RecoverGuard software is the only solution on the market today that can meet this stringent enterprise-class requirement of our customers.”

Intelligent Channel Partnerships Ltd. (ICP) was formed with the aim of solving the key issues facing innovative technology companies in bringing products to market in the UK. It thereby provides the UK reseller and end user community with unparalleled access to ground-breaking technology. “The Continuity Software Channel Partner Program will provide us with the opportunity to further demonstrate our unyielding commitment to seek and deliver the most advanced and innovative, yet proven, technology solutions available on the market,” said Jon Reeves-Serby, Director, ICP (www.i-cp.co.uk).

Based in Madrid, Spain, Market Experts is an independent value-added distributor providing the Spanish and Portuguese markets with the most innovative IT solutions. “The addition of Continuity Software’s RecoverGuard has enhanced greatly our solutions catalogue. It is a unique product that meets an important demand to monitor DR and HA systems in a comprehensive and very effective manner. It is already giving Market Experts shorter sales cycles. It will contribute significantly to a larger market share and improved profitability,” said Bill Weber, Co-Founder of Market Experts (www.markedist.com).

Based in Paris, France, Proxys is an independent consultancy and value-added solutions provider to vertical business sectors including the finance and telecom industries. “We have the distinct honor of providing crisis management and business continuity advisory services to well-known and respected businesses in France. We are therefore delighted to now offer RecoverGuard, the most advanced and reliable DR and HA protection available on the market to our clients. It serves as further proof of our commitment to deliver leading-edge solutions they require to efficiently manage and reduce operational risk,” said Zahed Quraishi, CEO, Proxys (www.proxys.biz).

Based in Warsaw, Poland, Systemics is one of the country’s premier IT solutions providers – specializing in enterprise environments requiring the highest levels of data protection, availability and security. “The majority of our clients have deployed the most advanced and trusted data protection and high availability products available. However, they recognize that while periodic testing will undoubtedly reveal configuration drifts that can be immediately addressed; they are not protected long-term, on a day-to-day basis. RecoverGuard will be viewed by our clients as an extremely valuable and cost-effective means to truly ensure business continuity,” said Marcin Grodzicki, Board Advisor – Business Development, Systemics (www.systemics.pl).

Continuity Software’s premier partners in the U.S. and Israel include: Forsythe and Malam-Team.

For additional information on Continuity Software’s Partner Program, as well as further details on how to become a member, please visit http://www.continuitysoftware.com/partners/overview or email info@continuitysoftware.com.

About Continuity Software

Continuity Software™ is a leading provider of disaster recovery (DR) and high availability (HA) management solutions. Its RecoverGuard™ software mitigates data protection and high availability risks by detecting gaps and vulnerabilities between customers’ primary production and remote DR sites and/or localized data protection and HA solutions. With RecoverGuard, customers can now confidently validate and ensure their business continuity strategy. For further information, please visit: www.continuitysoftware.com, email: info@continuitysoftware.com, or call: 888-782-8170 (United States) or +972.3.767.8020 (Israel). To find a Continuity Software trusted reseller in your area, please visit: www.continuitysoftware.com/node/293.

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Nicole Gorman

Continuity Software

508-397-0131

nicoleg@continuitysoftware.com

 

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