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Axcient Now Protects More Than 2 Billion Files and Applications in the Cloud After Record Growth Year

Company sees continued big data growth and rapid SMB adoption of solutions for data and application continuity in 2012

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – February 1, 2012 – Axcient, the award-winning innovator of comprehensive data backup, business continuity, and disaster recovery services to the Small and Mid-Sized Business (SMB) market, today announced that it achieved several new milestones in data protection and company growth in 2011.

“Axcient began with a mission to protect SMBs from data loss and business downtime by offering the most reliable and complete solution in the market. We are now realizing that vision, with incredible growth on every front. In 2011 we continued our product innovation and brought total data and application availability to the SMB market with Axcient Cloud Continuity. 2012 is even more ambitious, with plans to bring to market a whole new suite of features that further maximize SMBs’ productivity.” – Justin Moore, CEO

In the last year, Axcient has seen:

  • A 10x increase in the amount of customer data added to the Axcient cloud each day, reaching 15,000GB daily by the end of 2011
  • A nearly 400% increase in monthly recurring revenues
  • Double the number of partners reselling Axcient across North America
  • The addition of more than 300 new features and functions to the Axcient platform
  • The Axcient team grow to 100 people

As SMBs experience rapid surges in data, stricter regulations, and productivity challenges, they will represent the newest portion of the big data surge. With datacenters in North America and Canada, a new investment of $15.5M in 2011, the most powerful market-leading technology, and overwhelming channel support, Axcient is well positioned to meet this surge and the increased data backup and business uptime needs of SMBs in 2012.As SMBs experience rapid surges in data, stricter regulations, and productivity challenges, they will represent the newest portion of the big data surge. With datacenters in North America and Canada, a new investment of $15.5M in 2011, the most powerful market-leading technology, and overwhelming channel support, Axcient is well positioned to meet this surge and the increased data backup and business uptime needs of SMBs in 2012.

“As a service provider, partnering with Axcient has changed my business. They’re clearly the emerging leader in this space, which has been dominated by legacy technologies for far too long. Axcient is solving a real problem that all SMBs face – downtime and lost productivity.” – Mike Heil, CEO of ThrottleNet

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 announced that it achieved several new milestones in data protection and company growth in 2011. This has been a record growth year.

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