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Recovery Assurance joins Continuity Software's Channel Partner Program to fortify clients' IT service availability
[July 31, 2014]

Recovery Assurance joins Continuity Software's Channel Partner Program to fortify clients' IT service availability

( Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) AvailabilityGuard Software Suite’s flexibility enables customers to meet both IT and budgetary requirements PR NewsChannel NEW YORK, MAPUTO, Mozambique and PRETORIA, South Africa Recovery Assurance, South Africa’s leading provider of business continuity resilience solutions, today announced it has been named a premier member of Continuity Software’s newly launched AvailabilityGuard Channel Partner Program. Participation in the program will enable Recovery Assurance to fortify its ability to ensure its clients detect and eliminate all threats to data availability and disaster recovery (DR) capabilities, well before business impact.

“Millions of rands are spent each year in South Africa on high availability and disaster recovery programs. Yet, the majority of the business organizations and government institutions that are making these huge investments still experience some level of down-time and/or data loss – many times leading to financial damage and injured reputation,” said Malcolm Clark, Managing Director, Recovery Assurance. “Not only does Continuity Software’s AvailabilityGuard deliver one the most advanced and proven HA/DR solutions available on the market today, it also provides a choice of deployment options. This flexibility provides our customers with the ability to meet both their IT and budgetary requirements.” Clark continued, “Indeed, AvailabilityGuard has been met with high praise by current customers, as well as served as an entry for us into new customer environments.” AvailabilityGuard software detects all potential downtime and data loss threats across the entire IT infrastructure, alerts the appropriate personnel, and offers suggested remedies, thereby enabling IT organizations to correct configuration issues and other vulnerabilities long before business impact.   It can be delivered as a fully integrated end-to-end solution for ensuring service availability management (SAM) across the entire datacenter and into the cloud. Or, it can be deployed as an individual point solution to ensure specific functions, such as disaster recovery (DR) or high availability (HA), and/or storage area network (SAN) HA/DR or private cloud HA/DR assurance.

“Continuity Software is proud to add Recovery Assurance to our growing list of global channel partners,” said Lior Itai, Director of Channel and Business Development, Continuity Software. “Private and public organizations across South Africa can now confidently obtain AvailabilityGuard from their local trusted advisor, and in doing so ensure uninterrupted service availability and business continuity for their IT and business environments.” As a member of Continuity Software’s AvailabilityGuard Channel Partner Program, Recovery Assurance will be assigned a Dedicated Channel Partner Champion who is responsible for ensuring it benefits from: Early Roadmap Access and Influence – early access to product roadmaps enables Recovery Assurance to improve business planning; the ability to influence product direction also helps ensure its customers’ requirements are met today and into the futureDemand Generation and Lead Referral Program – extensive cooperative programs (i.e., may include co-developed webinars and seminars, co-branded collateral, white papers, and technical documentation, email campaigns, etc…)Deal Registration – early deal registration initiates Continuity Software’s support of Recovery Assurance’s sales engagement and prevents channel conflictAvailabilityGuard Risk-Free Assessments – to date, 100% of the organizations that have conducted an AvailabilityGuard Risk-Free Assessment have identified vulnerabilities and/or gaps in their IT infrastructure of which they were completely unawareSales and Engineering Training and Support – in-region, pre-sales and post-sales support, including 24/7 online access to Continuity Software expertise; ongoing Continuity Software led programs for training sales and support personnel; as well as phone and/or onsite customer deployment support (as required) To learn more about Recovery Assurance, please visit: To learn more about Continuity Software and the AvailabilityGuard software suite, please visit: PR Contact:Nicole GormanCorporate CommunicationsContinuity [email protected] Direct link: SOURCE: Continuity Software Copyright PRNews Channel

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