Seattle, WA, May 18, 2010 — Datacastle, a market leader for business resiliency solutions for the mobile workforce, today announced that Datacastle RED is now available on the Windows Azure platform. Datacastle RED in combination with the Windows Azure platform helps customers prepare for the unexpected by transforming vulnerable business information on laptops into resilient endpoint data with secure data deduplication, policy-enabled data backup, AES encryption and data delete capabilities. The Windows Azure platform, Microsoft’s cloud services platform, provides Datacastle with the ability to build, manage, and deploy the Datacastle RED cloud service.
“The Windows Azure platform is providing companies like Datacastle with the ability to scale and manage solutions to fit customer business needs,” said Prashant Ketkar, senior director product marketing, Windows Azure at Microsoft. “By building and deploying their solution on the Windows Azure platform, Datacastle is able to centrally manage Datacastle RED allowing them to save time and costs.
“The Windows Azure platform provides greater choice and flexibility in how we develop and deploy the Datacastle RED cloud service to our customers,” said Ron Faith, CEO of Datacastle. “Datacastle RED, combined with the Windows Azure platform, addresses the challenges companies face in backing up their high business impact information assets to the cloud while minimizing IT effort and reducing help desk calls.”
Datacastle RED provides data protection for laptops and other endpoint devices through secure encrypted backup with data deduplication, AES encryption, remote data deletion, port access control and device trace. All endpoint devices are centrally managed from a vault that can now be deployed on the Windows Azure platform.
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.
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