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Long View Recognized for Data Protection Prowess with Asigra Hybrid Partner of the Year Award

CALGARY, Alberta and DENVER, Colorado (June 26, 2014) — In a wide variety of work environments, reliable backup is essential to performance. It’s also critical in the world of cloud computing — and Long View and Asigra continue to form a formidable partnership to keep customer data safe and secure.

Long View (, one of North America’s most powerful providers of Hybrid IT solutions and services, is pleased to announce that it recently earned top billing at the 2014 Asigra Partner Summit in Toronto by earning the Asigra Hybrid Partner of the Year award.

The award from Asigra, an industry-leading cloud backup, recovery, and restore software provider, is based on across-the-board achievements in sales, marketing, and service, including significant growth in customer adoption over the past year. The Asigra Partner Summit is the largest annual gathering of data recovery-focused IT service providers from all over the globe.

“Asigra’s backup and recovery software solution works hand-in-glove with Long View’s Hybrid IT offering — which is based on a nimble, dedicated, collaborative approach, and the understanding that no two companies, and no two solutions, are alike,” says Dave Frederickson, Long View’s Vice President of Business Development.

The market for data protection services represents a growing opportunity, notes Frederickson, as data volumes continue to rise and systems needing protection become more widespread than ever.

Businesses need to protect their data both locally and offsite to protect against data loss, he adds, and backup infrastructure needs to be more sophisticated than ever for greater recovery assurance.

“Thanks to Asigra’s team of specialists, our backup services provide complete flexibility, meeting the ever-changing needs of customer IT environments,” says Frederickson. “We are humbled and proud at the recognition that the Asigra Hybrid Partner of the Year award brings, and we look forward to a continuing successful relationship.”

“Capturing marketshare in the highly competitive backup and recovery market requires intelligence driven efforts at multiple levels to outmarket, outsell and outperform, winning the opportunity to deliver a more compelling solution to the customer,” said David Farajun, CEO, Asigra. “Long View achieves consecutively high results and therefore ranks number one receiving the Hybrid Partner of the Year recognition. Our entire team cheers the efforts of Long View and anticipates continued victories from this data protection leader.”

The depth and breadth of Long View’s cloud-based data protection offering has come a long way in a very short time. Only a year ago, at the 2013 Asigra Partner Summit, Long View took home the Asigra Rookie of the Year award for “the delivery of effective, efficient, and comprehensive cloud-based data protection.”

This latest distinguished honor from Asigra recognizes the evolution of Long View’s services, and the continued time and energy that Long View is investing in growing those services as a world-class cloud provider.

About Long View: Long View is one of the most powerful IT solutions and services companies in North America, with offices across the continent. With a clear focus on combining business and technology through our Hybrid IT solutions, including cloud, IT infrastructure, managed services, and end user support, Long View is able to define and customize what the future of IT looks like for our clients. Innovative, flexible, cost-effective, and business focused . . . that’s Long View.

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-class agentless 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’s revolutionary patent-pending Recovery License Model provides organizations with a cost effective data recovery business model unlike any other offered in the storage market. Asigra has been recognized as 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

For more information:

Tannis Ebbels Director of Marketing and Communications
Long View
Phone: 403.387.3489
E-mail: [email protected]

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