COLUMBIA, S.C., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Unitrends(TM) (http://www.unitrends.com), a pioneer in the development of Business Systems Continuity solutions, today announced that Alpha NetSolutions (ANS) of Marlborough, Massachusetts, has joined the Unitrends Vaulting Services Provider (VSP) program. ANS decided to launch their electronic data vaulting services using the innovative Unitrends Rapid Recovery technology, including the Data Protection Unit (DPU) and Data Protection Vault (DPV) products. "New England small and medium-sized organizations now have the ability to quickly recover from a system crash, without having to resort to cumbersome or intensive procedures," said ANS Chief Executive Officer Timothy Shea. "ANS, in partnership with Unitrends, now provides companies with the means to get back in business within minutes, instead of hours or days, so they no longer have to endure long periods of downtime when failures occur. With the ANS Vaulting Services offering, customers are fully protected against site-level and regional disasters as well. ANS provides a complete disaster recovery solution, including the rapid restoration of their entire system at any designated hot site or location specified in their DR plan. This critical capability protects their very ability to do business." "Alpha NetSolutions is an ideal partner for Unitrends, with the expertise and the resources to deliver quality solutions for their customers," said Jerry Gaillard, Unitrends' Vice President, Eastern Region. "By choosing to make the Rapid Recovery System available throughout their New England market, ANS is playing a significant role in helping Unitrends deliver products that solve customers' challenges today, and scale with them to help meet their emerging needs as they grow." About ANS Headquartered in Marlborough, Massachusetts, Alpha NetSolutions (ANS) is a New England-based IT provider known for excellence in business continuity assessments and disaster recovery plans for medium-sized businesses. They also provide a number of other key offerings, including Outsource IT Services, Hosted Solutions, Open Source Application deployment and development, and Identity Management Solutions. More information on ANS is available from the company's website, http://www.alphanetsolutions.net, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or calling +1.508.797.0629. About Unitrends Unitrends is the industry leader in Rapid Business Systems Recovery, and a pioneer in the protection of corporate-critical data. Unitrends' full line of integrated data and system protection appliances provide powerful backup and recovery capabilities, helping firms safeguard the information and operating systems that keep them in business. More information on Unitrends is available from the company's website, http://www.unitrends.com or by calling +1.803.454.0300.