EVault Signs Alliance Agreement with Microsoft to Offer EVault Cloud-Connected Backup and Recovery Services on Windows Azure

  EVault Signs Alliance Agreement with Microsoft to Offer EVault
  Cloud-Connected Backup and Recovery Services on Windows Azure

            Endpoint Protection Solution Offered on Windows Azure

Business Wire

SAN FRANCISCO -- October 30, 2012

EVault, Inc., a Seagate Company (NASDAQ:STX), today announced the EVault®
backup and recovery platform will now take advantage of the Windows Azure
cloud platform. In conjunction with this initiative, EVault will be expanding
development, sales and marketing collaboration around Windows Azure. EVault
Endpoint Protection (EVault EP), a cloud-connected backup, recovery and data
security solution for endpoint devices, is available on Windows Azure. EVault
EP is targeted at enterprises, as well as midmarket businesses.

EVault Endpoint Protection automates laptop backup recovery and provides
secure capabilities — including local file encryption, port access control
and, if a laptop is lost or stolen, remote data deletion and device tracing —
to help control valuable data spread across mobile workforces. EVault EP
enables organizations to secure data on every PC and laptop, ensuring critical
corporate information is safe when a device disappears. The endpoint data is
automatically backed up to the cloud and can easily be recovered by users
themselves. EVault EP offers policy-based, centralized administration and
self-service management to help IT attain that perfect balance of corporate
control and end user independence.

“Businesses are looking for flexible, cost-effective data backup and recovery
solutions. Our expanded relationship with Microsoft represents the increased
demand for more integrated and simple to use cloud-connected storage services
that satisfy an organization's unique requirements,” said Terry Cunningham,
president and general manager, EVault. “As we extend our footprint around the
world, we see great value in taking advantage of Windows Azure to help our
customers maintain business continuity and ensure their data needs are met
anytime and anywhere.”

“Windows Azure allows solution providers like EVault to give their customers
virtually unlimited capacity and flexibility for backup and recovery to help
customers mitigate a wide range of information risks,” said Kim Akers, general
manager, Developer and Platform Evangelism, Microsoft.

Windows Azure is Microsoft’s cloud platform, helping developers build the next
generation of applications that will span from the cloud to the enterprise
data center. The platform combines cloud-based developer capabilities with
storage, computational and networking infrastructure services, all hosted on
Microsoft’s servers.

About EVault

More than 38,000 midmarket companies rely on EVault cloud-connected backup and
recovery services. Delivered by a team of data recovery experts and using the
very best cloud-connected technology, EVault backup solutions seamlessly
integrate on-premise and online backup data protection for fast, local data
access and ensured cloud disaster recovery. Optimized for distributed
environments and backed by an ironclad cloud, EVault technology also powers
the offerings of cloud services providers, data centers, telcos, ISVs, and
many others. EVault is a Seagate Company.

Copyright 2012 EVault, Inc. All rights reserved. Seagate, Seagate Technology
and the Wave logo are registered trademarks of Seagate Technology LLC in the
United States and/or other countries. EVault, EVault Endpoint Protection and
Cloud-Connected are either registered trademarks or trademarks of EVault, Inc.
in the United States and/or other countries.


Beth Sanzone or Darren Weiss
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