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October 10, 2012

Kovarus Allies with VirtualSharp Software

Kovarus, Inc., a systems integrator specializing in increasing IT efficiency by architecting and integrating business-aligned IT solutions, has signed an agreement with VirtualSharp Software, a provider of next generation automated Disaster Recovery solutions for private and public clouds, for Recovery Assurance solutions for the private cloud.

According to the terms of the agreement, Kovarus will integrate VirtualSharp Software’s technology with virtualization and storage solutions. As a result, Kovarus’ customers can now avail Recovery Assurance, allowing them to reduce the cost of Disaster Recovery while protecting applications better.

 “The ability to perform automated, non-disruptive Disaster Recovery testing on a monthly, weekly or hourly basis is unprecedented,” said Patrick Cronin, principal and co-founder of Kovarus. “With VirtualSharp’s technology, our customers can now truly understand what their actual recovery point objectives (RPO) and recovery time objectives (RTO) are and set up policies that meet their compliance standards. This is a must-have solution if you are running a virtual environment and are deploying Business Continuity.”

VirtualSharp, an elite-level VMware Technology Alliance Partner, develops next generation Disaster Recovery software for private and public clouds that continuously and automatically certifies the recoverability of services running in the cloud. VirtualSharp's software enables unparalleled levels of resiliency for virtual IT infrastructures and full alignment between IT Disaster Recovery and Corporate Business Continuity Planning.

 "Kovarus is widely recognized for its architectural excellence in designing and deploying next generation Disaster Recovery solutions for the private cloud,” said Carlos Escapa, co-founder and CEO of VirtualSharp. "We feel extremely confident in partnering with Kovarus and delivering Recovery Assurance solutions that bring about an entirely new level of resilience to applications with ironclad SLAs."

Meanwhile, Kovarus announced that it has appointed Andy Lewis as chief information officer. Lewis brings extensive technology leadership experience from more than 20 years with companies such as EMC (News - Alert), Visa, Barclays Bank, Lloyds TSB and Galileo International. He will be responsible for Kovarus' technology direction.

Edited by Rich Steeves

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