Seattle, Washington and London, UK, February 9, 2010 – Datacastle, a market leader for business resiliency solutions for the mobile workforce, announced today that Redstor, the UK’s leading backup and recovery provider for the education sector, has selected Datacastle RED to power the new mobile data protection service Redstor Protector.
Redstor cited a superior encryption model and comprehensive, integrated feature set as the primary reasons for choosing Datacastle RED. Also influencing the decision was Datacastle’s support for cloud-based multi-tenant environments, which will enable Redstor’s service provider partners to quickly begin meeting their customers’ PC and laptop data protection needs.
“Data security, regulatory compliance and ease of implementation were important factors for us as we evaluated options for our mobile data protection and recovery solution,” said Tony Ruane, Redstor’s business development director. “Redstor Protector powered by Datacastle RED will enable our partners and customers to prevent data security risks, respond to disasters big or small, and stay out of the news headlines.”
Redstor Protector includes automatic PC backup and recovery, at rest encryption, remote data deletion, port access control and device trace in a single product suite delivered over the Redstor Storage Platform, one of the largest service provider enabled storage clouds in the UK.
“As the engine behind the UK’s Backup Service for Schools, Redstor has a track record of data protection leadership in the education sector,” said Ron Faith, CEO of Datacastle. “Their decision to power the new Redstor Protector with Datacastle RED is further proof that our innovative approach to turning the vulnerable information on laptops and desktops into resilient endpoint data that can be encrypted, recovered and deleted via policy is resonating with compliance sensitive industries.”
Datacastle makes an organization’s mobile workforce resilient to the unexpected. Listed in Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Storage Technologies, 2009, Datacastle RED turns vulnerable business information into a resilient, managed business asset. Datacastle empowers IT to enforce data policies and exceed compliance requirements. To learn more about Datacastle RED, visit http://www.datacastlecorp.com, follow us on Twitter @Datacastle, or call 425-996-9684.
Founded in 1998, Redstor is a Managed Services and IT Solutions Company focused around storage, data management and protection. Redstor have over 10 years of expertise in managing, supporting and monitoring our customers’ data either at their site, remotely or through our own online storage and backup platform. Over 75 Local Authorities and Service Providers use Redstor’s Online Service to backup and restore the data of over 12,000 schools in the UK. To learn more about Redstor Protector, visit http://www.redstor.com, follow Redstor on Twitter @Redstor, or call +44 (0) 118 951 5200.
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