El Fresko and Foreseeson partner to bring long-term data protection and cloud archiving to Canadian SMBs

Sep 14, 2011, 09:00 ET from El Fresko Technologies

CALGARY, Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - El Fresko Technologies Limited has entered into a distribution agreement with Foreseeson Technology Inc. to offer MagnaStor® FS to small and medium-sized business (SMB) customers through a network of 300+ system integrators and reseller partners.  MagnaStor FS is a unique, self-managing data protection file system that provides secure, archive-quality record storage within a company's existing environment and in the cloud.

"We are excited to have MagnaStor FS available for our extensive network of partners serving Canadian SMBs, government agencies and divisions of larger companies from coast to coast.  Our resellers now have a unique solution to help their customers achieve solid, long-term data protection and ensure business records are always correct, secure and available. These customers will benefit from write-once, read-many (WORM) storage on magnetic disk, substantially enhanced backup efficiency, and strengthened data governance and compliance," said Mr. S.U. Moon, President of Foreseeson Technology.  "In addition to being impressed by the high quality of the product, we have high expectations for generating substantial new business opportunities through our partnership with El Fresko."

"Foreseeson is a trusted, specialized distributor that provides innovative solutions in dynamic areas of IT to more than 300 reseller partners across Canada.  These resellers in turn recommend Foreseeson partner products, including MagnaStor FS, to their customers.  This is an extremely powerful, nationwide distribution network for our software," said Mark Fowlie, CEO of El Fresko Technologies.  "We look forward to providing immediate benefit to this large reseller base and their clients."

Cloud Ready

In addition to archive-quality data protection on low-cost magnetic disks, MagnaStor FS is highly flexible and enables companies to take advantage of cloud computing technologies and economies in a way that is both simple and secure.

Key benefits of MagnaStor FS include:

  • Reliable, worry-free, long-term data protection

  • Self-management and repair that requires no operator involvement

  • Significantly improved backup and recovery times

  • Improved utilization of storage media

  • A reduction in legal and compliance risk

  • Lower storage costs

  • Secure replication to the cloud


MagnaStor FS is available immediately from Foreseeson reseller partners.

Providing trusted data storage solutions for more than 20 years, El Fresko is an innovative provider of data protection, archiving, and compliance solutions in a cloud environment.  With MagnaStor FS, IT consultants and system integrators can leverage existing magnetic media to offer high-value, tiered storage that strongly complements existing data backup services.  Benefits to end-user customers are wide ranging and include continuous data protection and preservation, an embedded compliance policy and a complete audit history of archival data.  Learn more at www.elfresko.com.

With headquarters in Richmond, B.C., Canada, Foreseeson Technology is a provider of electronic manufacturing, and technology distribution services. Foreseeson's boutique IT distribution division specializes in offering high availability, disaster recovery, storage, network security and virtualization solutions to its Canada-wide community of value-added resellers, consultants and system integrators. Its success comes from a hands-on approach bridging vendor and channel partners, and providing innovative market-driven solutions. Learn more at www.foreseeson.com.

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