Unitrends Takes Audience Engagement to New Level with Online Scavenger Hunt

"There and Back Again" gamification initiative builds unique affinity with players, offering opportunity to win Pebble SmartWatch, Lord of the Rings Collector's Edition box set and Amazon.com gift card

Nov 18, 2013, 09:00 ET from Unitrends

COLUMBIA, S.C., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Unitrends, the leading provider of all-in-one backup, archiving, instant recovery and disaster recovery solutions, today announced the launch of "There and Back Again," an online scavenger hunt designed to engage customers through a quest to find the #1BackuptoRuleThemAll. Players are led through Unitrends' site (www.unitrends.com) by a series of hidden clues, with the final destination revealing Unitrends as the No. 1 replacement vendor for Symantec Backup Exec. Hobbit footprints appear on website pages along the journey, indicating that players are on the right path.

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Click to Tweet: Backup FUN: Enter to win a Pebble SmartWatch, Lord of the Rings box set or Amazon card. #Quest4Unitrends at unitrends.com/quest  

Players who successfully complete the scavenger hunt by December 20, 2013 will be eligible to win one of 25 Lord of the Rings Collector's Edition Blue-ray box sets. They will also be entered into a daily drawing to win a $25 gift card to Amazon.com. As an added bonus, the first 500 people to tweet about this online game using the hashtag #Quest4Unitrends will be automatically entered to win the grand prize: a Pebble SmartWatch.

The grand prize winner and winners of the Lord of the Rings Collector's Edition Blue-ray box sets will be notified and announced by January 6, 2014. Daily winners of the Amazon.com gift card will be notified via email within 72 business hours. Daily winners and announcements will be posted on Unitrends' Facebook and Twitter pages.

To start your #Quest4Unitrends, visit www.unitrends.com/quest. Players who get lost along the way can email thereandbackagain@unitrends.com for assistance.  

About Unitrends
The trusted provider of all-in-one backup solutions, Unitrends enables its customers to focus on their business instead of backup. The company's family of scalable, all-in-one appliances and software solutions for backup, archiving, instant recovery and disaster recovery protects corporate data, over 100 different versions of servers, operating systems (including Windows, Hyper-V, VMware, Mac OS, Linux, AIX, Solaris and many others), SAN, NAS, hypervisors (including Hyper-V and VMware) and applications (including Exchange, SQL, Oracle and many others).  Unitrends is the preferred choice of IT professionals because the company sets the standard in virtual, physical and cloud server data protection with instant recovery that enables complete system recovery in less than five minutes while Unitrends' pricing offers the lowest TCO in the industry. Unitrends' regionally-based support team boasts a 98% customer satisfaction rate. Visit www.unitrends.com.    

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