Zmanda's Data Backup: Enterprise Quality, SMB Prices
Apr 22, 2010, 17:34 (0 Talkback[s])
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"For many small- and mid-sized businesses (SMBs), data is the
most important asset. And that makes many SMBs vulnerable to
natural and man-made disasters because few small business owners
have been able to tackle the cost and complexity of data backup and
disaster recovery processes. Zmanda, an open source, cloud-based
data backup company, aims to change that.
""Our mission is to bring down the cost of backup and disaster
recovery dramatically," said Chander Kant, Zmanda's chief executive
officer. "That's in terms of both cost and complexity."
"Zmanda, which specializes in open source data backup and
recovery services, today launched a major upgrade of its flagship
Amanda Enterprise Edition version 3.1.
""We believe that more small businesses should think about
backup and disaster recovery," Kant said. "We hope that by
providing backup and disaster recovery solutions at low cost and
complexity we can motivate more IT managers to look into their