Buffalo selects NovaBACKUP to boost backup for NAS devices

NovaStor’s automatic data protection software bundled with NAS products
From June 2010, Buffalo customers that purchase any product from the TeraStation or LinkStation product families will receive NovaBACKUP. (PresseBox) (Agoura Hills / (CA) USA, Hamburg / Germany, Zug / Switzerland, ) NovaStor, a pioneer in data protection, announced today that Buffalo Technology, a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of storage and wireless networking solutions, has introduced the award winning NovaBACKUP data protection software to its entire portfolio of network attached storage (NAS) solutions. From June 2010, Buffalo customers that purchase any product from the TeraStation or LinkStation product families will receive NovaBACKUP.

NovaBACKUP provides powerful local and online backup capabilities along with a library of robust features. Open File Manager Agent and Bare Metal Restore (BMR) provide users with easy business continuity solutions, while NovaStor’s online backup functionality allows users to protect the data on the Buffalo device in the case of an onsite disaster. NovaStor’s innovative restore manager, TimeSlider, supports the automated restore of data, independent of the storage devices. Business backup support is provided for Microsoft® Windows Server® operating systems, including Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft SQL Server® backup agents.

Small to medium businesses who are serious about protecting digital assets and purchase a Buffalo TeraStation storage device will benefit from NovaStor’s all-in-one data protection software, NovaBACKUP Business Essentials. Customers will receive 10 licenses of NovaBACKUP Business Essentials, enabling more than one user to manage backups.

Consumers will be able to automatically backup personal files with NovaStor’s NovaBACKUP Professional within the LinkStation family of NAS solutions. Each device will come with five licenses to allow multiple users to quickly and securely back up photos, music, media and email.

Paul Hudson, sales director for Northern Europe, said: “Data protection is extremely important and providing first-class, cost effective backup solutions has always been a top priority for Buffalo. This strategic partnership with NovaStor not only strengthens our product portfolio, but it reinforces our commitment to delivering useful all-in-one solutions that exceed our customers’ expectations.”

NovaStor CEO, Stefan Utzinger, adds: "Having been selected as add-on value by a market leader attests to the superior qualitiy of NovaStor’s backup solutions. When home or business customers purchase a NAS solution from Buffalo and get a program like NovaBACKUP Professional or NovaBACKUP Business Essentials, they are truly getting a complete data storage and protection solution. It's a great strategic partnership because everyone wins."

Links for additional information
Buffalo’s press release with further information
http://www.buffalo-technology.com/...
Product information on NovaBACKUP Professional http://www.novastor.com/...
Product information on NovaBACKUP Business Essentials http://www.novastor.com/...

About Buffalo Technology
Buffalo is a global manufacturer of innovative storage, multimedia, and wireless networking products for the home and small business. The company is recognised as the Number 1 total PC peripheral manufacturer in Japan, and was the worldwide consumer NAS market leader in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009 (In-Stat).
The company's storage products are addressing the needs of the individual and the business, providing cost-effective network attached storage (NAS), portable and desktop hard drives, multimedia players, and Wireless LAN routers, which together offer a complete and integrated solution for the small office and digital home environment.
Buffalo's product portfolio includes its TeraStation&trade NAS devices which are specifically designed to bring Enterprise Storage to the SMB. The LinkStation&trade range of NAS products, takes multimedia NAS to the home, and enables you to create a central location to share information, store files, photos and music, and save all your digital content, simply and easily. The AirStation&trade range of easy-to-use, high performance wireless networking products for the SMB/SoHo and home user, with industry-leading AOSS&trade (AirStation One-Touch Secure System) technology, allows users to build and manage secure wireless networks at home or in the office at the push of a button.
Buffalo's strong international industry alliances with companies such as Intel, Broadcom&trade, Nintendo and Microsoft have allowed it to lead the industry in the development of the latest technologies into practical tools for the business and the home.
Headquartered in Japan, Buffalo Technology has offices in the UK, France, The Netherlands, USA and Taiwan. For more information please visit www.buffalo-technology.com.

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