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BackupAgent and Citrix Announce Partnership for Delivering Cloud Backup to Service Providers

September 20, 2012 by  

Web Hosting ServicesAmsterdam / Fort Lauderdale, FL – BackupAgent, the leading provider of cloud backup software for service providers, and Citrix today announced their partnership for the delivery of cloud backup through the Citrix CloudPortal Services Manager to service providers worldwide. As part of this announcement BackupAgent has joined the Citrix Ready Program and completed verification testing of its Cloud Backup Platform for Service Providers with Citrix, thereby providing confidence in the compatibility of the joint solution.

Citrix CloudPortal Services Manager helps service providers manage the delivery of cloud services and offerings to their customers. CloudPortal Services Manager v10 now offers integration with BackupAgent enabling all service providers to add cloud backup to their service catalog and activate the backup services for their customers in seconds with just a few mouse clicks.

With BackupAgent’s cloud backup software, service providers can offer their customers automated cloud backup with several interesting features, such as backup of Microsoft Outlook, IE Favorites, and Windows System state. It also comprises advanced backup of Microsoft Exchange Server, MS SQL Server, and MySQL databases.

“We are excited about our partnership with Citrix. Citrix is growing very fast in the service provider area and BackupAgent can now contribute to and benefit from this growth”, says Roland Sars, CCO of BackupAgent. “We already have deployed the first service providers that use CloudPortal Services Manager with BackupAgent and their enthusiasm shows us that our partnership with Citrix has a bright future.”

Sridhar Mullapudi, Director of Product Management, Cloud App Delivery at Citrix, is enthusiastic about this announcement: “We want to enrich the Citrix ecosystem with A-class vendors that offer significant value to our Citrix Service Providers and their customers. BackupAgent offers such value and we are confident that the partnership between Citrix and BackupAgent will lead to great business opportunities.”

BackupAgent will be present at Citrix Summit 2012 in Barcelona to support the partnership. More about BackupAgent in the Citrix Ready Program: www.citrix.com/ready/partners/backupagent

About BackupAgent
BackupAgent was founded in 2005 and is a privately held company with headquarters in Delft, The Netherlands. BackupAgent’s cloud backup technology is used by over 400 service providers, hosting companies and telcos in over 50 countries worldwide. BackupAgent was ranked 8th on the Deloitte Fast 50 in 2010, the list of fastest growing technology companies. More about BackupAgent: www.backupagent.com.

About Citrix
Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS) transforms how businesses and IT work and people collaborate in the cloud era. With market-leading cloud, collaboration, networking and virtualization technologies, Citrix powers mobile workstyles and cloud services, making complex enterprise IT simpler and more accessible for 260,000 organizations. Citrix products touch 75 percent of Internet users each day and it partners with more than 10,000 companies in 100 countries. Annual revenue in 2011 was $2.21 billion. Learn more at www.citrix.com.

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