7th Annual Asigra Partner Summit Expected to Draw Hundreds of Cloud Service Providers to Toronto
TORONTO – June 16, 2014 – Asigra Inc., a leading Cloud Backup, recovery and restore software provider since 1986 today announced that leading storage industry analysts and global service providers will gather together for the 7th Annual Asigra Partner Summit, June 16-18, 2014 at the Sheraton Centre Hotel in downtown Toronto. In addition to educational sessions on technical, sales, operations and marketing, this year’s Summit will include the popular Hands-on Lab and the introduction of the Ask Asigra Sessions where key engineering staff will answer top-of-mind technical questions, and a unique panel session with the Asigra Executive Team.
“The Asigra Partner Summit provides attendees with the many benefits that come from sharing experiences with other Asigra Partners,” said Eran Farajun, Executive Vice President, Asigra. “This one of a kind cloud backup educational and networking event will help every partner that attends to save time in developing value-added capabilities by learning how to navigate the customer environment more efficiently.”
The mission of the 2014 Asigra Partner Summit is to educate partners on emerging trends and opportunities in the backup and recovery space while providing the information, knowledge and tools to help every partner enhance their business and realize faster ROI from their cloud backup offering. Attendees will also get to preview and test drive forthcoming product features of Asigra Cloud Backup(tm) software in the interactive Hands-on Lab. This year, the hours of the Hands-on Lab have been extended to include Monday afternoon from 1:00PM-5:00PM Eastern, before the conference officially kicks off with its Welcome Reception at 6PM on June 16th.
Keynote speakers will include Steven Johnson, bestselling author of 8 books including Where Good Ideas Come From:The Natural History of Innovation; Hank Barnes, Research Director, Gartner; and Marc Staimer, President and CDS, Dragon Slayer Consulting. Other guest speakers will include Meghan Anderson, Product Marketing Director, HubSpot; Christine Laperriere, President, Leader in Motion; and Krista LaRiviere, Co-founder and CEO, gShift Labs Inc. Throughout the three-day conference, activities will include educational sessions from experts in Asigra’s extensive global partner ecosystem and include open discussions, moderated panels and technical reviews. This year’s Summit will also feature more partner case studies and networking opportunities than in previous years, including a Birds-of-a-Feather lunch with roundtables arranged with a variety of pre-determined topics.
“This event is always the most informative of its kind for service provider enablement and peer networking to share best practices,” said Gayle Rose, CEO, EVS Corporation. “The Summit empowers each and every partner with the tools, strategies and resources they need to succeed within their chosen markets. It is the only event in the industry to focus solely on cloud-based data recovery, so nothing equals its unique synergy of expertise on the market and customers we serve.”
Asigra will also announce the 2014 Asigra Hybrid Partner Awards at the Summit during an awards dinner on Tuesday, June 17th. The awards recognize excellence and outstanding achievement in the delivery of cloud backup and recovery services by providing innovative implementations and demonstrating cloud backup thought leadership. Award categories include Best Cloud Backup Vertical Marketing Campaign and Best Recovery Success Story, as well as Asigra Hybrid Partner of the Year.
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Trusted since 1986, Asigra provides organizations around the world the ability to recover their data now from anywhere through a global network of partners who deliver cloud backup and recovery services as public, private and/or hybrid deployments. As the industry’s first enterprise-class agentless cloud-based recovery software to provide data backup and recovery of servers, virtual machines, endpoint devices, databases and applications, SaaS and IaaS based applications, Asigra lowers the total cost of ownership, reduces recovery time objectives, eliminates silos of backup data by providing a single consolidated repository, and provides 100% recovery assurance. Asigra’s revolutionary patent-pending Recovery License Model provides organizations with a cost effective data recovery business model unlike any other offered in the storage market. Asigra has been recognised as a Gartner Cool Vendor and has been included in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Backup and Recovery Software since 2010. More information on Asigra can be found at www.asigra.com.
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