Asigra Partners with Jamcracker to Offer On-Demand Business Applications to Communication Services Providers and Resellers
September 20, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology NewsAsigra Inc., the technology leader in agentless backup and recovery software for service providers targeting the growing managed storage services market, and Jamcracker, the company that delivers on-demand services, today announced that Asigra’s managed backup service software is available immediately for resale through the Jamcracker Services Delivery Network (JSDN).
JSDN allows service providers, resellers and vendors to quickly and efficiently deliver on-demand services to businesses and consumers. This partnership will enable Jamcracker to offer managed backup services, powered by the Televaulting™ managed backup service platform to drive recurring revenue and long-term contracts from their current customer base. This provides stable and predictable cash flow by delivering a high-value backup utility service through Jamcracker’s global services-delivery network to resellers that include communications and IT services companies.
“Our partnership with Jamcracker will make it possible for us to leverage their global network of service providers and resellers,” said Eran Farajun, executive vice president for Asigra. “This strategic partnership opens an important channel for service providers, allowing them to implement our powerful brand of data protection. As a result, this will allow both companies to increase the small business subscriber portfolio.”
Asigra’s service providers manage the data protection process for their customers with technology that is industry proven and built for use as a managed backup platform with features that include scalable licensing, private branding, embedded billing, advanced security, and SLA monitoring and management. Televaulting is agentless, making installation non-intrusive and supporting simple management. Since the software has been developed for service provisioning, it allows a hands-free approach to offering managed backup as a service.
“Jamcracker enables communications and IT service providers to create their own branded software as a service ecosystems and offer “best of breed” applications to their business customers. We are pleased to add Asigra to our on-demand services portfolio,” said Steve Crawford, vice president of marketing at Jamcracker.
JSDN enables communication service providers, resellers, and software vendors to deliver on-demand applications to businesses and consumers without complex, costly technology investments. The JSDN streamlines all of the operational processes required to offer private labeled application services including a hosted services-delivery platform, content/ISV wholesale distribution agreements, help desk services, billing, collections, settlement, and infrastructure management. JSDN seamlessly integrates with reseller and service provider web sites and networks. Customers can choose from a catalogue of hundreds of leading software services in the JSDN catalogue.
Jamcracker is the company that delivers on-demand services. The Jamcracker Services Delivery Network enables Telcos, Internet Service Providers (ISPs), Value Added Resellers (VARs), and SaaS (Software as a Service) vendors to profitably deliver on-demand services to businesses and consumers. Founded in 1999 by K.B. “Chandra” Chandrasekhar, the founder of Exodus Communications and chairman of e4e Services and Aztec Software, Jamcracker’s mission is to enable on-demand service delivery on a global scale. Jamcracker is a privately held company with headquarters in Santa Clara, California, and offices in Bangalore, India. For more information, visit www.jamcracker.com.
Asigra is the award-winning leader in remote office/branch office (ROBO) online backup and recovery software for managed backup service providers and enterprises. The company’s flagship product, Televaulting, is used by global enterprises in the financial, insurance, legal, government, healthcare, and retail industries with more than four petabytes of data protected. Asigra technology is used by hundreds of service providers worldwide that offer managed backup services to companies ranging from small and medium businesses (SMBs) to Global 2000 enterprises. The agentless remote site backup and recovery solution provides simple, centralized management of the data protection process while eliminating the capital and operational expenses associated with agent-based solutions. Founded in 1986, Asigra is headquartered in Toronto, Canada, with partner offices around the world. For more information, visit www.asigra.com.
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