TORONTO – May 30, 2018 – Asigra Inc., a leading cloud backup, recovery and restore software provider since 1986 today announced that UK Backup is providing the first managed backup solution to protect data in Office 365 Groups for business customers throughout the United Kingdom and beyond. The Office 365 backup solution by the managed services provider is built upon Asigra’s award-leading software and delivered as a service.
The protection of Office 365 Groups data by UK Backup is completed using a cloud to cloud solution that does not require hardware, software or customer administration. The service supports Exchange Online, SharePoint and OneDrive for granular protection and is managed by the team at UK Backup using a new web-based GUI. While the service offers full-featured enterprise-class capabilities to protect structured, unstructured, and semi-structured data platforms, it is also unique in its ability to protect data in Office 365 Groups, providing safe and secure recovery as required.
“Information in Office 365 Groups is considered mission critical for many organizations and needs to be protected to maintain business continuity,” said James Chillman, Managing Director, UK Backup Limited. “Leveraging Asigra’s latest generation cloud backup platform is the optimal choice as the technology has evolved with the market to provide the most advanced levels of protection. To meet the varying requirements of customers, Asigra supports a wide array of customer environments and is the first to support Office 365 Groups.”
Asigra Cloud Backup V14 is evolved backup that enables IT solution providers and enterprises to efficiently and cost-effectively manage the modern data protection requirements impacting their organizations today. The new software complements the already exhaustive feature set with instant recovery and enablement; zero-day Attack-Loop™ prevention; a new responsive Management Console (MC) in 104 languages with RESTful APIs to simplify and personalize automated data management; General Data Protection Requirement (GDPR) compliance with Articles 6, 17, 25, and 32, and container-based deployment and protection.
“The high-demand features coupled with ease of administration provides for exceptional MSP/VAR margins in cloud-based data protection,” said Eran Farajun, EVP, Asigra. “With industry-firsts like support for Office 365 Groups and the ability to protect other IT systems and data at scale, we have continued to lead the way for our global partner network both in terms of technology and value. Organizations with the data protection challenges addressed here can be confident in the UK Backup team to support their requirements.”