PHD Virtual Records Record Revenue in 2011 on Strong Customer Growth and Virtualization Product Portfolio Expansion

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Strong Growth in 2011 Highlighted by 75% increase in New Customer Acquisition and Launch of Comprehensive Virtualization Monitoring Solution

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2012 will see continued expansion of our product portfolio with planned enhancements and new technologies targeted at optimizing data protection, monitoring and management for the rapidly growing Cloud, Service Provider and Virtual Desktop (VDI) Markets.

PHD Virtual Technologies, pioneer and innovator in virtual machine backup and recovery, and provider of virtualization monitoring solutions, announced record revenue for fiscal year 2011. PHD Virtual continued its trend of strong quarterly growth, with the fourth quarter of 2011 marking the sixth consecutive quarter of record revenue growth for the company. The company achieved significant growth in its customer base with new customer acquisition growing by 75%.

PHD Virtual recorded strong product growth across its VMware and Citrix product lines both domestically and internationally during the year. The company invested in expanding its business with the addition of key distributors in international markets which helped to accelerate international revenue growth, including more than a 50% increase in revenue from the EMEA region. The company also saw success expanding into new markets and increasing sales to existing customers with new releases of its data protection solution and the addition of its new comprehensive monitoring solution, PHD Virtual Monitor.

The new PHD Virtual Backup and Replication version 5.3 was released in the fourth quarter, extending the company’s flagship data protection solution with virtual machine replication, faster performance, and flexible archiving technologies that provide an easier, more cost effective solution for disaster recovery of VMware and Citrix virtual environments. Its PHD Virtual Backup solution continued to achieve significant competitive wins over other vendors including Veeam, Quest and Symantec. Most commonly cited by customers was PHD Virtual’s ability to provide a robust data protection and disaster recovery solution that was significantly easier and more cost effective than alternatives.

“The business continued to grow sharply through 2011 and we are very pleased to record our sixth consecutive quarter of record growth,” said Thomas Charlton, chairman and CEO, PHD Virtual. “We built a solid foundation for the business throughout the year, while expanding our portfolio of data protection and management solutions to take advantage of continued growth in the virtualization market. 2012 will see continued expansion of our product portfolio with planned enhancements and new technologies targeted at optimizing data protection, monitoring and management for the rapidly growing Cloud, Service Provider and Virtual Desktop (VDI) Markets.”

About PHD Virtual Technologies
Delivering the highest performance and most scalable cross platform backup and monitoring solutions on the market and pioneer of Virtual Backup Appliances (VBAs), PHD Virtual Technologies has been transforming data protection for virtual IT environments since 2006. Its award-winning data protection solution, PHD Virtual Backup is used today by more than 3,500 enterprises worldwide to achieve unlimited scalability, high availability and cost effective backup and recovery for VMware and Citrix XenServer virtual machines. Its PHD Virtual Monitor provides a complete, end to end solution for monitoring virtual, physical and application infrastructures in VMware and Citrix environments. PHD Virtual also provides a suite of free virtualization utilities to assist with the administration and management of virtualized environments. For more information, please visit http://www.phdvirtual.com.

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Brian Nason
briann(at)phdvirtual(dot)com
267-298-5355

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