Continuity Software RecoverGuard Wins and Storage Magazine’s 2007 Storage Products of the Year Award

RecoverGuard Wins Silver in Backup and Disaster Recovery Software Category

 Boston, MA and Tel Aviv, Israel (February 7, 2008) – Continuity Software™, a leading provider of Disaster Recovery Management (DRM) solutions, today announced that its RecoverGuard™ software has won the Silver Award in the and Storage magazine 2007 Storage Products of the Year Award, in the Backup and Disaster Recovery Software category.

The judges, Storage and editors, and a panel of users, analysts and consultants, received a record number of nominations this year – making it more difficult than ever to sort and rate the products. In the end, the judges used a tried-and-true list of qualifications — innovation, performance, ease of integration, ease of use, functionality and value — to come up with the three elite products in each category.

In a small but emerging category — DR testing apps — Continuity Software’s RecoverGuard stands out,” the judges stated. “RecoverGuard is a sound investment in DR preparedness.” (The judges’ full commentary can be read here)

“We are sincerely honored to have been named a Silver Award winner,” said Gil Hecht, Founder and CEO of Continuity Software. “It is an award that would not have been possible without Continuity Software’s exceptional team of DR specialists, software engineers and field engineers who dedicated themselves and worked around the clock on the development of RecoverGuard – today’s leading DR management solution.” He continued, “I would also like to acknowledge Continuity Software’s earliest customers – true innovators and visionaries each – who played a crucial role in helping to refine RecoverGuard into the award winning product it is today.”

 RecoverGuard’s Key Features

  •   IT Discovery and Scanning: The RecoverGuard Data Collection Engine is an automatic, agentless tool utilized to non-disruptively and continuously scan an IT environment and collect critical configuration data from key IT assets, including storage, servers and databases. RecoverGuard then performs a comprehensive dependency analysis in order to build a detailed disaster recovery (DR) topology map, which serves as the foundation for future analysis.
  •  Gap Detection: Today, the RecoverGuard Gap Detection Engine can identify and report on over 1,600 gaps and vulnerabilities in a customer’s IT infrastructure. RecoverGuard then delivers an alert to the customer in a pre-determined fashion (i.e., via email and/or telephone call), thus allowing the customer to take immediate action, in order to ensure ongoing data protection, disaster recoverability and business continuity.
  •  Visualization and Reports: The RecoverGuard Visualization and Reporting capabilities allow the customer to drill further down into the IT infrastructure configuration status, as well as the previously discovered data protection and disaster recovery gaps, than ever before. It allows the customer to: learn about SLA compliance and SLA exceptions, produce change and audit reports, review trend analysis of configuration changes, drill-down into the risks detected in the infrastructure, and understand Business Services recoverability status.
  • Optimization: The RecoverGuard Optimization Engine leverages the DR Topology Map in order to detect both under and over utilized assets, allowing the customer to fine-tune its resources and drive infrastructure value.

The winners of the and Storage magazine 2007 Storage Products of the Year Award will be announced on February 5, 2008. For further information, please visit:,295582,sid5_gci1294532,00.html.

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 About Continuity Software, Inc

Founded in 2005, Continuity Software, Inc is the leading provider of Business Continuity management software. Our flagship product, RecoverGuard™, is the first Business Continuity monitoring solution which empowers customers to effectively manage Business Continuity implementations, ensure their critical business data is protected, and maintain Business Continuity SLA. For more information, please visit, email:, or call: 888-782-8170 (United States) or +972.3.767.8020 (Israel).

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