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EVault Partners with ASBISC for Distribution to Eastern Europe and the Middle East

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>Collaboration Significantly Expands EVault's Reach in Delivering Backup and Recovery Services to EMEA Growth Markets</i> </p>

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

EVault Partners with ASBISC for Distribution to Eastern Europe and the Middle East04:00 EDT Tuesday, September 25, 2012 ‘S-HERTOGENBOSCH, Netherlands (Business Wire) -- EVault, Inc., a Seagate Company (NASDAQ:STX), and ASBISC Enterprises PLC (WSE:ASBIS), an expert in IT distribution in EMEA markets, today announced that ASBISC has joined the EVault® Partner Program, and will be distributing EVault cloud-connected™ backup and recovery products and services across Eastern Europe and the Middle East. Distribution within the Eastern European region will include the Republic of Croatia, Hungary, Romania, the Slovak Republic, the Czech Republic, the Republic of Slovenia, the Republic of Belarus, and the Republic of Cyprus. Within the Middle East, distribution will include The United Arab Emirates, which comprises constituent emirates including Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah, and Umm al-Quwain. “We are delighted to sign this strategic partnership with EVault, which ensures we can continue providing our channel customers with the highest quality and most cost-effective solutions,” said Laurent Journoud, Executive Vice President at ASBISC Enterprises PLC. “EVault data protection offers the proven, cross-platform data backup and recovery protection that these fast-growing markets require.” EVault provides onsite, cloud, and cloud-connected — or hybrid — data protection solutions to help organizations protect and access their business data. EVault has led the industry in the move to hybrid storage models, with a uniquely integrated ecosystem of EVault storage software, SaaS, managed services, and appliances that help ensure 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. “As more businesses globalize to benefit from geographically dispersed teams, Eastern Europe and the Middle East have become increasingly strategic to securing a distinct global advantage. Companies expanding into these regions need to ensure their growing satellite operations receive the same level of data protection offered in more established areas,” explained Johan Pellicaan, Managing Director and Vice President of EVault EMEA. “For this reason we are very excited that ASBISC will be distributing our suite of cloud-connected data protection software and services across these ambitious regions.” About ASBIS ASBISc Enterprises PLC (WSE: ASBIS) is based in Cyprus and specializes in the distribution of IT products from worldwide leading manufacturers such as Intel, AMD, Seagate, Samsung, Microsoft, Apple, Dell, Toshiba, Acer, Lenovo and Hitachi. The company has own subsidiaries in 29 countries, more than 1,240 employees and 26,000 active customers in over 85 countries worldwide, and its revenue reached US$ 1,48 billion in 2011. For more information visit the company's website at www.asbis.com. About EVault More than 38,000 companies rely on EVault cloud-connected backup and recovery services. Delivered by a team of data recovery experts and using the very best cloud-connected technology, EVault backup solutions seamlessly integrate on-premise and online backup data protection for fast, local data access and ensured cloud disaster recovery. Optimized for distributed environments and backed by an ironclad cloud, EVault technology also powers the offerings of cloud services providers, data centers, telcos, ISVs, and many others. EVault is a Seagate Company. For more information visit the company's website at http://www.evault.com/. Follow @EVault on Twitter, subscribe to the blog and like EVault on Facebook. Copyright 2012 EVault, Inc. All rights reserved. Seagate, Seagate Technology and the Wave logo are registered trademarks of Seagate Technology LLC in the United States and/or other countries. EVault and cloud-connected are either trademarks or registered trademarks of EVault, 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. TopLine CommunicationsCharlotte Ward, +44 (0) 207 580 6502charlotte@toplinecomms.com