MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Axcient, Inc., an award-winning innovator of comprehensive data backup, business continuity, and disaster recovery services for Managed Service Providers (MSPs) and their Small and Mid-Sized Business (SMB) customers, announced today it has been recognized as a Best Channel Vendor 2011 in the storage sector by Business Solutions Magazine (BSM). The award is based on votes from thousands of BSM readers and awarded to the top five percent in a given category.
Business Solutions Magazine collected over 11,500 votes between September and mid-October 2010 rating vendors on product reliability, innovation, service, support, and channel programs and friendliness. Axcient received exceptional feedback from voters, scoring well in all categories, especially support, service, and channel friendliness, emphasizing a commitment to a "partner and customer-first" focus.
"At Axcient, we're about more than having the most innovative and disruptive data protection and business continuity platform for the SMB market," said Justin Moore, CEO of Axcient. "We believe that to be the market-leader, we also have to have the best channel partner program, the best partner enablement systems, and the highest level of customer service and satisfaction. We are completely dedicated to ensuring the success of our partners and our customers and this recognition by the BSM community is a testament to that dedication."
Because of its dedication to excellence, Axcient almost tripled its partner base in 2010 and saw more than a 400% increase in its customer base. More and more leading Managed Service Providers and IT resellers are choosing Axcient over other available solutions as their preferred method of data protection.
"2011 will see exciting additions to Axcient's successful solution," said Todd Scallan, VP of Products at Axcient. "Being the only complete data protection solution built from the ground up from one vendor on one platform, we are in the unique and flexible position to enhance our already comprehensive feature set to best suit the growing demands for our product."
About Axcient, Inc.
Axcient provides a complete data protection and business continuity solution, purpose-built as a platform for managed service providers (MSPs) to serve their small and medium-sized business (SMB) customers. The company delivers a hybrid on-premise appliance with backup and business continuity capabilities combined with its cloud-based disaster recovery service, all managed through the web. The pay-as-you-grow service features zero infrastructure, license, or software costs, thereby eliminating capital expenditures and minimizing operating expenses for MSPs and their customers alike. Axcient protects organizations in a wide range of industries, including legal, financial services, healthcare, design and creative industries, retail, credit card services, Web-based companies, and education. The Axcient service is available exclusively through a nationwide network of IT solution providers. For more information, visit www.axcient.com.
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