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Asempra, TeleNav Partner

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Asempra Technologies, the
leading provider of continuous availability solutions for Windows
applications and data, announced today that TeleNav, Inc. has
implemented Asempra's Business Continuity Server (BCS) to provide
continuous availability for its mission critical Exchange environment.
Asempra's BCS is providing continuously availability and complete data
protection for TeleNav's Microsoft(r) Exchange deployment of 250 users
and over 250 gigabytes (GB) of data, delivering an Exchange recovery
service level agreement (SLA) measured in seconds.

TeleNav had previously been using traditional tape backup products to
protect their Exchange application and data. Their backup
infrastructure was unable to meet TeleNav's Recovery Time Objectives
(RTO) and Recovery Point Objectives (RPO). With TeleNav's Exchange
server essential for e-mail services to employees in Europe, Asia, and
North America, daily tape backups could have impacted Exchange
performance.

TeleNav estimated that an Exchange storage failure would have resulted
in recovery times exceeding a day. "As you can imagine, any length of
downtime can be challenging for employees" said Simon Ma, director of
IT for TeleNav. Additionally, Ma was very concerned about potentially
losing data in between backups and wanted the capability of recovering
to any point in time quickly and easily, something tape products could
not provide.

Ma worked very closely with Asempra to identify the Exchange SLA that
would meet TeleNav's business goals and objectives. After examining
several other alternatives - a new tape system, disk-based snapshot,
virtual tape library products, and an e-mail archiving product, Ma
selected the BCS for its rapid recovery times, capability of
recovering to any point in time, continuous data protection
capability, and ease of use.

"No other technology or solution we looked at was as compelling as the
Business Continuity Server," said Ma. "With the BCS continuously
protecting our Exchange server, we no longer worry about data loss,
achieving our recovery objectives, or exceeding our IT budget for
backup. The BCS's ability to recover to any point in time has already
helped us recover from an Exchange corruption event in almost no time
and with no interruption to Exchange services."

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