Managed Backup Services Selected To Replace Veritas at Telco Solutions


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Terian Solutions Replaces Veritas Backup Exec 10D Tape Backup with Asigra-Enabled Managed Backup Services for Multi-Operational Telecom Products Maker

TORONTO – May 17, 2007 – Asigra Inc., the technology leader in agentless backup and recovery software for service providers targeting the growing managed storage services market, announced today that Telco Solutions, a 300 employee telecom products manufacturer with multiple U.S. locations, has replaced the use of Veritas-based Backup Exec 10D tape backup and implemented managed backup services by Terian Solutions of Houston, TX to ensure regular and more reliable protection of corporate data.

Previously a user of conventional tape backup, requiring daily management and transport of tapes offsite, this practice had become too cumbersome to continue. Telco Solutions opted for fully automated, remote site backup and recovery services managed by Terian Solutions to protect approximately 428 GB of file and email data. At the company’s Houston location, concerns about data protection and recovery are as real as last year’s hurricane season. A key driver for the selection of Asigra-enabled managed backup was that in the event of a disaster, backup data is stored both onsite using a disk-backup appliance and offsite at Terian’s remote data vault. Should it be necessary, data restoration takes only minutes instead of the hours required to restore tape data back to disk. In the event that the facility is damaged, the backup data can restore to any location selected by Telco Solutions for near-instant data availability.

“We trust Terian Solutions with our valuable data, and expect them to use the best tools they can find to make sure everything is safe and secure,” said Ricky Bajai, MIS Manager of Telco Solutions. “To protect us remotely, Terian’s solution makes it so much easier than deploying and managing tape-based backup procedures offsite.”

“Telco came to us to handle the protection of their corporate data,” said Mike Colesante, President of Terian Solutions. “They wanted a fully automated process that used minimal IT resources. Asigra’s software requires minimal administration and is absolutely a key component of our ability to provide secure, reliable and efficient managed backup.”

Organizations seeking storage infrastructure automation have found it difficult to implement a premises-based remote and branch office data protection platform. With fewer resources at their disposal, IT administrators are challenged with increasing requirements to make the distributed environment more compliant, efficient and safe. Asigra’s agentless solution is built from the ground up for service provisioning and provides a hands free approach. Managed service providers offering Asigra-enabled managed backup services are helping organizations reduce their operational and capital expenditures with a time tested solution.

Eran Farajun, Executive Vice President of Asigra, said, “Year after year, events occur that remind us that disasters can and do happen. Companies that understand the importance of backing up their data don’t have to settle for just any backup and recovery service. They need to shop around and find the service that delivers real protection with less pain. When companies like Terian Solutions use Asigra software to meet the needs of their clients, we see that as an affirmation of our core values.”

About Telco Solutions
Telco Solutions III is a value-add electronic manufacturing services provider and factory authorized distributor of Nortel telecommunications products. Established in 1984, as a manufacturer of cable assemblies for leading telecommunications manufacturers, TSIII has grown into a multi-operational, multi-million dollar organization with over 300 employees. TSIII is also a diversified manufacturer specializing in electrical printed circuit boards (PCB’s), wire and cable assemblies and mechanical assembly build. The Franklin, Tennessee, (Nashville) based company, a market leader, is a premier value-added manufacturers with regional offices located in Franklin Tennessee, Dallas Texas Houston Texas, and Tempe Arizona.

About Terian Solutions
Terian Solutions LLC is a full-service supplier of custom computers, software and data backup. Terian custom computer systems have been delivered to exact customer specification since 1992. By maintaining our high quality integration procedures and our efficient support policies, we have become one of the most highly regarded providers of custom computing solutions for high availability environments in the nation.

Terian Solutions has always maintained a strong dedication to the reseller channel. Our Secure Backup Reseller Program highlights our channel commitment. We allow the reseller control over how they deliver online backup services to their end customers. Terian has programs and infrastructure to allow resellers to deliver services to their customer that would otherwise be impractical or ineffective. Terian is also playing a key role in the rapid evolution of the utility computing or “on-demand” technology delivery shift through its VAR managed services division. For more information, visit

About Asigra
Asigra is the award-winning leader in remote office/branch office (ROBO) online backup and recovery for managed backup service providers and enterprises. The company’s flagship product, Televaulting, is used by global enterprises in the financial, insurance, legal, government, healthcare and retail industries with more than four petabytes of data protected. Asigra technology is used by hundreds of service providers worldwide who offer backup managed services to companies ranging from SMBs to Global 2000 enterprises. The agentless remote site backup and recovery solution provides simple, centralized management of the data protection process while eliminating the capital and operational expenses associated with agent-based solutions. Founded in 1986, Asigra is headquartered in Toronto, Canada, with partner offices around the world. For more information, visit

Asigra, Asigra Televaulting, BLM, Backup Lifecycle Management, and the Asigra logo are trademarks of Asigra Inc. All other brand and product names are, or may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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