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Asigra Joins MSP Partners

TORONTO -- AsigraT, the technology leader in agentless backup
and recovery software for service providers targeting the growing managed
storage services market, today announced that it has joined the MSP Partners
marketing alliance, along with founding members Cisco, Ingram Micro, Intel,
Level Platforms and Microsoft, to accelerate the adoption of managed
services through collective channel partners by providing a comprehensive
source of education for successful managed services.

The IT reseller channel that addresses the Small and Medium Business (SMB)
market is undergoing a major transformation that will reshape the entire
channel. This transformation is catalyzed by the adoption of managed
services - a method of delivering products and services to SMB end
customers. This channel transformation presents a remarkable opportunity for
leading vendors to dramatically enhance their competitive positioning in the
SMB market. To leverage this opportunity, MSP Partners is a program designed
to achieve greater channel loyalty and improved end customer satisfaction
while establishing common standards that will drive participating vendors'
market leadership positions into the future.

"Managed services changes the way that IT solution providers, system/network
integrators, value added distributors and VARs service and support their SMB
customers," said Ryck Marciniak, Director of Vendor Alliances for Level
Platforms. "An important result of managed services delivery is the
de-commoditization of services, leading to the sustained competitive
differentiation that few solution providers currently enjoy in today's
market."

Asigra Inc.