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ExaGrid Adds 'Instant' DR Features

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. -- ExaGrid Systems, Inc. (, the leader in cost-effective and scalable disk-based backup solutions with data deduplication, today announced that it has enhanced its Disk-based Backup System with several customer-focused enhancements, including an industry-first, instant disaster recovery (DR) capability, higher performance connectivity options, expanded data handling and automated system health reports. These product enhancements allow customers to significantly improve the way they manage their backups by providing greater flexibility in handling disparate backup data types, delivering backup data more rapidly for DR purposes and providing proactive system health reporting on key operational metrics.

"We speak with IT professionals every day who struggle with tape backup and are eager to move to disk backup with deduplication, said Lauren Whitehouse, analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group. "ExaGrid’s Disk-based Backup System has the ingredients many organizations need to address their backup issues. Customers stand to benefit from ExaGrid’s focus on increasing performance, expanding DR capabilities, a growing list of supported data types, and automated email-based reporting that reduces the system management burden."

ExaGrid Systems Inc.