Unitrends Lures Switchers with 40% Discount

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Buyers who switch from Symantec Backup Exec eligible for aggressive discount

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This promotion," said Mike Coney, Unitrends President & CEO, "enables existing and new Backup Exec customers to affordably switch to the industry-leading all-in-one backup appliance.

Unitrends, the leading provider of integrated and scalable backup, archiving and disaster recovery solutions, today announced a promotion offering up to a 40% discount to organizations switching from Symantec Backup Exec. The offer stems from the poor customer response to the release of Backup Exec 2012, which dropped support for IBM pSeries/AIX, Solaris, and Novell Netware systems.

The offer ends June 30, 2012.

“Customers are focused on ensuring their data is safe and backed up, regardless of their platform of choice. By continuing to support these systems, Unitrends is reiterating its long-term customer commitment,” said Mike Coney, Unitrends President and CEO. “This promotion enables existing and new Backup Exec customers to affordably switch to the industry-leading all-in-one backup appliance. Our innovations, such as our industry-only unified instant recovery that enables VMware and Windows failover virtualization with the same solution, allow customers to protect their data today and far into the future.”

To learn more or request a quote, Backup Exec users can go to http://www.unitrends.com/backup-exec-trade-up-promo

For users of IBM pSeries/AIX, Solaris and Novell Netware, Unitrends offers continued support for both legacy and latest releases, as well as many key enhancements:

IBM pSeries/AIX

  •     Backup and recovery of IBM pSeries/AIX Release 4, 5, and 6.1
  •     Hot bare metal recovery for IBM pSeries/AIX Release 5 and 6.1


  •     Backup and recovery of Solaris Release 2.5, 2.6, 7, 8, 9, and 10
  •     Hot and cold bare metal recovery for Solaris Release 2.5, 2.6, 7, 8, 9, and 10

Novell Netware

  •     Backup and recovery of Novell Netware Release 5, 6, and OES, Linux/SUSE OES1, Linux/SUSE OES2
  •     Cold bare metal recovery for Novel Netware Release 5.x, 6.x, OES, Linux/SUSE OES1, Linux/SUSE OES2

With 130 employees nationwide, Unitrends has the resources to assist companies of all sizes and across all industries with their backup and disaster recovery needs. Unitrends’ U.S.-based support team holds a 99% customer satisfaction rating.

Along with AIX, Solaris and Netware support, the Unitrends all-in-one solution also offers:

  •     All-in-one backup of 100+ versions of hypervisors, OSs, computers, storage platforms and applications.
  •     Support for both physical and virtual servers.
  •     Instant recovery of Windows and VMware with Failover Virtualization.
  •     Adaptive Deduplication.
  •     Continuous Data Protection with Incremental Forever.
  •     D2D2x: Archiving to SAN, NAS, Cloud, Disk or Tape.
  •     Single pane of glass web 2.0 user interface.
  •     Dissimilar bare metal and P2V, V2P, P2P.
  •     Spiceworks integration.
  •     US-based customer support.

In contrast to competitors, Unitrends also uses a “No Limits” licensing policy. This means:

  •     No per client agent fees.
  •     No per operating system fees.
  •     No per application fees.
  •     No new release fees.

Connect with Unitrends on Spiceworks: community.spiceworks.com/pages/unitrends
Free trials are also available: http://www.unitrends.com/resources/free-trial.html

About Unitrends
Unitrends enables its customers the freedom to focus on their business instead of backup. The company achieves this through a family of scalable, all-in-one appliances for backup, archiving, instant recovery and disaster recovery. Unitrends integrated backup appliance simply protects businesses’ IT infrastructures at the lowest total cost of ownership in the industry. More companies every day join those who have discovered the customer-obsessed, enterprise-level data protection only Unitrends can offer.

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