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i365, a Seagate Company, Partners With SunGard Availability Services to Launch SunGard's Fully-Managed Cloud Recovery Suite

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>SunGard's Recover2Cloud</i><sup><i>SM</i></sup><i> for Vaulting will Provide Organizations with a Fully-Managed Recovery Solution Guaranteed to Restore Applications from an Online Vault in Less than Twenty-Four Hours</i> </p> <p class='bwalignc'> </p>

Monday, August 29, 2011

i365, a Seagate Company, Partners With SunGard Availability Services to Launch SunGard's Fully-Managed Cloud Recovery Suite08:00 EDT Monday, August 29, 2011 LAS VEGAS (Business Wire) -- VMWORLD – i365 Inc., A Seagate Company (NASDAQ:STX), today announced that SunGard Availability Services, will utilize the EVault Remote Disaster Recovery (RDR) Recovery as a Service platform to bring its Recover2Cloud for Vaulting service to market. Recover2Cloud for Vaulting leverages SunGard's pioneering disaster recovery expertise and cloud infrastructure to offer customers quick, secure recovery of applications and data to the cloud in the case of an outage or disaster. A fully-managed recovery service, SunGard will ensure all facets of data and application recovery for customers while contractually guaranteeing a sub-24 hour Service Level Agreement (SLA) for the recovery of application environments. This Recover2Cloud service will complement the SunGard disk-based vaulting services for online backup powered by EVault. “Organizations today cannot operate without continuous access to their applications, making disaster recovery and information availability critical to the health of a business,” said Larry Coble, senior vice president and recovery services general manager, SunGard Availability Services. “By combining EVault's proven Cloud-Connected backup technology with our enterprise-class cloud platform and disaster recovery expertise, SunGard's Recover2Cloud for Vaulting provides organizations with a comprehensive cloud-based disaster recovery solution, fully managed by SunGard recovery experts.” Part of a suite of managed recovery services backed by guaranteed service levels, Recover2Cloud for Vaulting restores data from an online vault and delivers application recovery in less than twenty-four hours. As part of the Recover2Cloud for Vaulting service, SunGard assumes recovery responsibility on behalf of an organization, with skilled operations staff driving solution deployment and performing 24x7 monitoring, troubleshooting and testing. In case of an outage in the customer's production environment, SunGard experts also perform the recovery. Recover2Cloud for Vaulting is ideal for small to medium sized customer environments with up to 20 terabytes of data to protect. EVault RDR, developed and provided by i365, a Seagate Company, is a managed recovery in the cloud service that helps organizations quickly recover critical systems and information after a disaster by restoring applications to a secure virtual environment within the EVault Cloud. Employees then remotely access and use those systems via a secure VPN connection. EVault RDR remotely protects and recovers servers and applications running on a range of operating systems normally deployed by mid-market companies. “We're very excited to deepen our strategic alliance with SunGard and now to power their Recover2Cloud for Vaulting disaster recovery offering as well,” said Terry Cunningham, president & general manager, i365. “We have seen unprecedented adoption of the company's EVault RDR platform, and partnering with a disaster recovery industry leader like SunGard will extend the reach of EVault Cloud-Connected storage services to SunGard's strong client base.” About SunGard Availability Services SunGard Availability Services provides disaster recovery services, managed IT services, information availability consulting services and business continuity management software to over 9,000 customers globally. With approximately five million square feet of datacenter and operations space, SunGard Availability Services helps customers improve the resilience of their mission critical systems by designing, implementing and managing cost-effective solutions using people, process and technology to address enterprise IT availability needs. Through direct sales and channel partners, we help organizations ensure their people and customers have uninterrupted access to the information systems they need in order to do business. To learn more, visit www.sungardas.com or call 1-800-468-7483. Connect with us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. About SunGard SunGard is one of the world's leading software and technology services companies. SunGard has more than 20,000 employees and serves 25,000 customers in 70 countries. SunGard provides software and processing solutions for financial services, higher education and the public sector. SunGard also provides disaster recovery services, managed IT services, information availability consulting services and business continuity management software. With annual revenue exceeding $5 billion, SunGard is ranked 380 on the Fortune 500 and is the largest privately held business software and IT services company. For more information, visit www.sungard.com. About EVault Storage Services More than 32,000 small to mid-size organizations rely on EVault on-premise, cloud-based, edge, and seamless Cloud-Connected “hybrid” data protection solutions to protect and access their business data—anytime, anywhere. The uniquely integrated ecosystem of EVault storage software, SaaS, managed services and appliances, plus our dedication to being the perfect partner, ensure our customers maintain business continuity in multi-platform, multi-site environments. EVault data protection, disaster recovery and other storage services are optimized to perform in a distributed environment; supported by a secure, reliable cloud storage infrastructure; and backed by the highest quality customer service. Sold through a broad value-added reseller network, EVault storage services power the products and services of managed service providers, data centers, telcos, ISVs, and other technology partners, and are developed and supported by i365, a Seagate Company. Follow @EVault on Twitter, subscribe to the blog and like EVault on Facebook. Copyright 2011 i365 Inc. All rights reserved. Printed in USA. Seagate, Seagate Technology and the Wave logo are registered trademarks of Seagate Technology LLC in the United States and/or other countries. i365 and EVault are either trademarks or registered trademarks of i365 Inc. or one of its affiliated companies in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners. LaunchSquadRachel Levine or Alan Cooper, 1-415-625-8555i365@LaunchSquad.com