ASG Software Solutions Acquires data management software firm Atempo

Naples, FL - 12 December 2011

Acquisition brings new capabilities in backup and archiving management

ASG Software Solutions, a recognised innovator in enterprise IT software solutions based in Naples, Florida, announced today that it has acquired Atempo, a leading provider of data protection and backup management software headquartered in Palo Alto, CA. The integration of Atempo’s backup and archiving solutions expands ASG’s ability to automate and simplify the management of complex IT environments to reduce risk and improve service delivery throughout the IT lifecycle.

“Our customers are dealing with exponential data growth and increasing complexity in meeting e-discovery and compliance regulations,” said Arthur Allen, president and chief executive officer at ASG. “By integrating Atempo’s technologies into ASG’s solutions, we are able to provide customers with a scalable, long-term data protection solution that works across any infrastructure and on any platform. Atempo’s flexibility is a perfect match for enhancing several of our areas of expertise, including our cloud orchestration, information management and infrastructure management solutions.”

Atempo has 13 offices worldwide and over 4500 customers across data-intensive industries including manufacturing, media & entertainment, healthcare, telecommunications, government, higher education and others. Atempo’s archiving technology is focused on the long-term preservation of digital assets, storage resource optimisation and capacity planning, metadata management and ensuring e-discovery accessibility and meeting compliance requirements. Their data protection software is a high performance, scalable solution for heterogeneous environments with a sophisticated data restore function. They offer complete enterprise server data protection, including virtual machines, as well as protection for databases, laptops and desktop computers to ensure all organisation data is properly secured and preserved.

”Our backup and archiving solutions add depth and efficiency to ASG’s portfolio,” said Atempo CEO Michael Wall. “ASG provides Atempo a platform for growth and expansion into the cloud market and a wider global reach. Atempo’s current customers and partners can benefit from ASG’s broader cloud solutions, as well as their expertise in other key areas, such as content management, data/metadata management, and infrastructure and operations management.”

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