Asigra Wins Red Herring North American 100 Award

Top Quote Company EVP Eran Farajun Accepts Award for Cloud-Based Data Recovery at Red Herring Americas 2013. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) June 01, 2013 - TORONTO, Canada -- Asigra Inc., a leading Cloud Backupô, recovery and restore (BURR) software provider since 1986 today announced it has been named a winner of the Red Herring 2013 Top 100 North America award, which recognizes the most promising privately held companies in North America for the innovations, technologies and business models they are utilizing to become leaders in their respective industries. Asigra EVP, Eran Farajun accepted the award at the Red Herring Americas 2013 award event that occurred on May 23rd.

    The annual Red Herring Top 100 North America Awards is one of the most acclaimed distinctions in the technology industry. The awards honor the region's top entrepreneurs and innovative private companies that are anticipated to experience extensive rapid growth based on their current accomplishments to date. Red Herring maintains it is the only organization that requires as much disclosure and requires three validations in order to win a Red Herring award.

    "In 2013, selecting the Top 100 achievers was by no means a small feat," said Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring. "In fact, we had the toughest time in years because so many entrepreneurs have crossed significant milestones so early. But after much thought, rigorous contemplation and discussion, we narrowed our list down from hundreds of candidates from across North America to the Top 100 Winners. We believe Asigra embodies the vision, drive and innovation that define a successful entrepreneurial venture. Asigra should be proud of its accomplishment, as the competition was very strong."

    Red Herring 100 Awards are widely recognized as one of the industry's more prestigious recognitions, with up to 1,400 candidates from each continent competing each year. The Top 100 were selected on both quantitative and qualitative criteria, such as financial performance, innovation, quality of management, IP creation, CAGR, execution of strategy, and disruption in their respective industries. This exceptional group of 100 highlight the most innovative, disruptive and fastest growing companies North America has to offer.

    The finalists were asked to present their winning strategies at the Red Herring North America Forum in Monterey, Calif., May 21 to 23, 2013. All companies were examined by at least four judges before the conference, and by one or two judges during the event.

    With over 27 years of experience in the cloud backup, recovery and restore market, Asigra attested their success to the adoption of cloud-based backup technologies, especially among enterprise organizations. Cloud backup and recovery options have emerged as secure, cost-effective and reliable solutions that are unobtrusive and efficient. Asigra's unique agentless architecture reaches out over the network to back-up operating systems, file systems, and application data, using industry standard programming interfaces, while eliminating major security risks.

    "Asigra delivers a proven software platform that cloud service providers have been using successfully to enable profitable cloud backup and recovery services on a global basis to SMEs for many years," said Farajun. "We are privileged to be recognized by such an esteemed publication as the Red Herring for our long-standing efforts in cloud-based data recovery."

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    About Asigra
    Trusted since 1986, Asigra provides organizations around the world the ability to recover their data now from anywhere through a global network of partners who deliver cloud backup and recovery services as public, private and/or hybrid deployments. As the industry's first enterprise cloud-based recovery software to provide data backup and recovery of servers, virtual machines, endpoint devices, databases and applications, SaaS and IaaS based applications, Asigra lowers the total cost of ownership, reduces recovery time objectives, eliminates silos of backup data by providing a single consolidated repository, and provides 100% recovery assurance. Asigra is a Gartner Cool Vendor and has been included in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Backup and Recovery Software since 2010. More information on Asigra can be found at

    Asigra and the Asigra logo are trademarks of Asigra Inc. All other brand and product names are, or may be, trademarks of their respective owners.

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    joe.austin ( @ ) ventanapr dot com

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