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Axcient Earns CRN 2012 5-Star Partner Rating for New Partner Program

Leading SMB cloud backup and business continuity provider receives industry recognition for comprehensive partner program with enhanced benefits and incentives.

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – April 16th, 2012 – Axcient, the leading data backup, business continuity, and disaster recovery provider for small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs), has received CRN’s 5-Star Partner rating for vendors who provide the best partnering elements in their channel programs. Axcient today rolls-out additional features to its partner program, which has already won numerous awards.

The revamped Axcient Partner Program places partners into three tiers according to their level of commitment to Axcient – Partner, Premiere Partner, and Elite Partner. Features of the various tiers include dedicated sales and marketing assistance, financial incentives, quarterly business planning, and other benefits and tools designed to ensure that Axcient partners are enabled for the highest levels of success.

“The upgrades to our partner program reaffirm our total commitment to the channel. This new structure will help our partners meet SMB data and application uptime needs with a simple-to-sell, easy-to-manage solution that also earns them high-margin recurring revenue.” – Justin Moore, CEO

The CRN 5-Star Partner Program rating recognizes the elite subset of 2012 CRN Partner Program Guide vendors that show the greatest investments in program offerings, partner profitability, partner training, education and support, marketing programs and resources, sales support, and communication.

“The companies listed in CRN’s 2012 Partner Programs Guide represent a comprehensive list of the best channel programs in the market today. The 5-star award is reserved for vendors that understand that a successful partnership does not rely solely on the technology. Vendors on this list go above and beyond traditional support to ensure a mutually beneficial partnership.” – Kelley Damore, VP and Editorial Director for CRN

The 5-Star Partners listing, along with the CRN 2012 Partner Programs Guide, is now featured online and in the March 2012 issue of CRN.

To learn more about the newest additions to Axcient’s award-winning partner program, visit

About Axcient

Axcient is an entirely new type of cloud platform that eliminates data loss, keeps applications up and running, and makes sure that IT infrastructures never go down. Designed for today’s always-on business, Axcient replaces legacy backup, business continuity, and disaster recovery software and hardware, and reduces the amount of expensive copy data in an organization by as much as 80%. By mirroring an entire business in the cloud, Axcient makes it simple to access and restore data from any device, failover IT systems, and virtualize your entire office with a click – all from a single duplicated copy. Trusted by thousands of businesses to store and protect more than 10 billion files and applications, Axcient maximizes productivity, reduces cost, and eliminates risk. The company is headquartered in Mountain View, Calif.

Axcient’s new partner program has received CRN’s 5-Star Partner rating for vendors who provide the best partnering elements in their channel programs.

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