Jan 21, 2015

Seagate's EVault Cloud Disaster Recovery Service Wins TMC's 2014 Data Center Excellence Award

CUPERTINO, CA – Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX), a world leader in storage solutions, today announced that its EVault® Cloud Disaster Recovery (CDR) service has been named a data center excellence award winner from TMC, a global, integrated media company. The 2014 Data Center Excellence Awards recognize the most innovative and enterprising data center vendors who offer infrastructure or software, servers or cooling systems, cabling or management applications.

As part of the Seagate® Cloud Systems and Solutions portfolio, CDR is a fully managed service that guarantees rapid recovery of a company’s mission-critical servers, applications, and data in the cloud - no matter what kind of outage they are facing, including a site disaster.

“Through its EVault CDR offering Seagate has displayed its commitment to quality and innovation in the development of the data center industry,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “I look forward to witnessing continued excellence from Seagate and their efforts toward improving the future of the data center.”

CDR customers select service level agreements (SLAs), based on business needs, that guarantee remote, secure recovery of their protected systems running in Seagate’s secure cloud. The service includes a dedicated team of continuity and disaster recovery (DR) specialists who are available 24x7x365. If a customer faces a disaster the Seagate service team executes the entire recovery process within the timeframe designated by the SLA guarantee.

At the onset the Seagate service team works with customers to develop a customized end-to-end DR plan to ensure continuity of IT operations. The service also includes full testing; the failover and recovery of each protected system.

“We’re very excited to be recognized as a recipient of TMC’s Data Center Excellence Awards,” said Janson Hoambrecker, Director of Product Management, Seagate Cloud Systems and Solutions. “This award joins other honors Seagate has received from industry analysts and, combined with of our growing customer base, demonstrates the widespread recognition that disaster recovery has become a must-have for all businesses big and small.”

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