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TMCNet:  Zetta.net Announces Golden Parachute Offer for Symantec Backup Exec Users

[April 02, 2014]

Zetta.net Announces Golden Parachute Offer for Symantec Backup Exec Users

(Marketwire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/02/14 -- Zetta.net, an enterprise-grade cloud backup and disaster recovery (DR) solution provider, today announced a "golden parachute" offer for Symantec Backup Exec customers and partners seeking an alternative. The offer includes three months of free service when purchasing an annual subscription of Zetta.net's enterprise-grade cloud backup and disaster recovery platform.

Tweet this: @zettanet offers Backup Exec customers a golden parachute of 3 months free #backup and #disasterrecovery service bit.ly/1dPJbSo With layoffs, a slew of major management changes including the recent termination of CEO Steve Bennett, and several product challenges such as the discontinuation of Backup Exec.cloud, it's been a rough ride for Symantec.

While the recently ousted Bennett was rewarded with an exit package reportedly worth close to $14 million, Symantec Backup Exec customers that are stuck in a long-term contract don't have the luxury of a golden parachute to a different solution.

In light of all this unsettled business, Zetta.net is offering an alternative for Symantec customers and partners who are ready to make the switch. Backup Exec.cloud users will receive three months of free service with an annual contract which includes unlimited software licenses for local and cloud backup and disaster recovery, secure cloud storage, and 24x7 U.S.-based support, at a price point that is up to 60 percent lower than the cost of Backup Exec.

"It's increasingly difficult for companies with disparate product lines like security, systems management, and storage to deliver innovation and value for specific technology segments," says Gary Sevounts, chief marketing officer, Zetta.net. "Unlike Symantec, Zetta.net is wholly committed to the cloud backup and disaster recovery space, delivering cutting-edge functionality at much lower prices. By and large, this is why our customer base grew by 130 percent in 2013." With 130 percent customer growth and 310 percent partner growth last year, Zetta.net has more than 950 satisfied customers who can attest to the value of its award-winning, cloud-based solution.

Fully certified to meet SSAE-16, HIPAA, ITAR, and FINRA standards, Zetta.net's enterprise-grade cloud backup and DR service is an appliance-free solution, optimized for large data sets from 1TB to 200TB. All data is encrypted in transit across the Internet and at rest in SSAE-16 certified datacenters, with 99.99996% backup and 100% recovery reliability.

About Zetta.netZetta.net is the fastest growing enterprise-grade cloud backup and disaster recovery solution provider for small and mid-size enterprises and MSPs. Zetta.net is enabling 950+ enterprises to simplify and automate backups and instantly recover data using just a web browser. Advanced security, high redundancy and a high-performance architecture delivers enterprise-grade data protection that scales to meet business requirements for accelerating data growth.

With headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif., Zetta.net was established in 2008 by successful serial entrepreneurs and technology executives from companies such as Netscape, VeriSign, Symantec, EMC, and Shutterfly. For more information, visit www.zetta.net or www.facebook.com/zettastorage. Follow Zetta.net on Twitter at www.twitter.com/zettanet.

Tags: online backup, cloud backup, disaster recovery, offsite backup, remote backup, server backup, data protection, data recovery Add to Digg Bookmark with del.icio.us Add to Newsvine Courtenay Troxel Marketing Zetta.net Email Contact (650) 567-4231 Source: Zetta.net

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