|[June 17, 2014]
EVault Recognized as Finalist for 2014 Microsoft Application Development Partner of the Year
SAN FRANCISCO --(Business Wire)--
Inc., a Seagate (News - Alert) Company (NASDAQ:STX), today announced it has been named
a finalist in the 2014 Microsoft Application Development Partner of the
Year Award. The company was honored among a global field of top
Microsoft (News - Alert) Corp. partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and
implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.
"We began integrating our cloud storage services into the Azure platform
less than two years ago, so to be named a finalist for the 2014
Microsoft Application Development Award is a great honor," said Terry
Cunningham, president and general manager, EVault. "EVault customers on
Azure enjoy exceptional business value - reduced costs and operational
expenses; simplified vendor management and contract complexity; and
mitigated risk by eliminating unreliable tape backup technology. We
thank Microsoft for recognizing EVault as an important part of the
Microsoft Partner Network."
Awards were presented in multiple categories, with winners chosen from a
set of more than 2,800 entrants from 117 different countries worldwide.
EVault was recognized for providing outstanding solutions and services
in application development.
"We are pleased to recognize EVault as a finalist of the 2014 Microsoft
Application Development Award," said Phil Sorgen, corporate vice
president, Worldwide Partner Group, Microsoft Corp. "EVault has
delivered outstanding value to our mutual customers and is a shining
example of the excellence we see in our talented ecosystem of Microsoft
The Application Development Partner of the Year Award recognizes
exceptional innovation from an application development partner that
furthers Microsoft's partner-driven platform vision and delivers
exceptional customer business value. The Microsoft Partner of the Year
Awards recognize Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered
exceptional Microsoft-based solutions during the past year.
EVault announced EVault®
Backup Services for Windows Azure in January. Building on the
successful relationship between Microsoft Corp. and EVault, the service
protection to cross-platform server data, operating systems,
applications, and databases while delivering the flexibility,
scalability, economy, and offsite protection of the cloud. EVault Backup
Services for Windows Azure is available from Windows Azure data centers
EVault Backup Services for Windows Azure complements existing business
infrastructures, simplifying backup
and recovery of heterogeneous environments to the Windows Azure
cloud. The service provides robust cross-platform support including
Windows, Linux, IBM (News - Alert) i and UNIX; multi-hypervisor support including
VMware ESXi and Windows Server with Hyper-V; and granular restore
capabilities for core Microsoft applications such as Microsoft
SharePoint, Microsoft Exchange and SQL Server, as well as Oracle (News - Alert)
databases. Because it can protect virtually any workload on a single
cloud platform, EVault Backup Services for Windows Azure enables
businesses to consolidate vendor contract issues and costs while also
About EVault, A Seagate Company
More than 43,000 companies rely on EVault cloud-connected backup and
recovery services. Delivered by a team of data
recovery experts and using the very
best cloud-connected technology, EVault backup
solutions seamlessly integrate on-premise and online backup data
protection for fast, local data access and ensured cloud
disaster recovery. Optimized for distributed environments, EVault
technology also powers the offerings of cloud
services providers, data centers, telcos, ISVs, and many others.
EVault is a Seagate company.
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