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Axcient Wins Prestigious Red Herring Top 100 Award

Leading provider of data protection and continuity to the SMB market recognized as one of the most innovative tech companies in North America

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – June 17, 2011 – Axcient, Inc., an award winning innovator of comprehensive data backup, business continuity, and disaster recovery services to the SMB market, announced today that it has been honored with the 2011 Red Herring Top 100 North America Tech Startup Award.

Red Herring’s Top 100 award recognizes the leading startups in North America. Landing in the Top 100 of this elite award is a clear indication of Axcient’s continued and future success.

“Red Herring’s editors have a strong track record for identifying revolutionary technologies, and we highly value being part of their 2011 Top 100 list. This award is a testament to the unwavering commitment of the Axcient team to forever change the SMB data protection industry.” – Justin Moore, CEO

Red Herring editors were among the first to recognize that companies such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, Yahoo, Skype,, YouTube, and eBay would change the way we live and work.

“Choosing the companies with the strongest potential was by no means a small feat. After rigorous contemplation and discussion, we narrowed our list down from hundreds of candidates from across North America to the Top 100 Winners. We believe Axcient embodies the vision, drive, and innovation that define a successful entrepreneurial venture. Axcient should be proud of its accomplishment, as the competition was very strong.” – Alex Vieux, Publisher and CEO, Red Herring.

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 today that it has been honored with the 2011 Red Herring Top 100 North America Tech Startup Award.

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