Unitrends to Break the “Federal IT Cartel”

(Ping! Zine Web Hosting Magazine) – Unitrends, the leader in all-in-one backup, archiving, and disaster recovery solutions, today announced that it will respond to Vivek Kundra’s comments made in a meeting with President Obama’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology

Kundra stated, “You have very few companies, and these companies, frankly, a lot of them benefit because they understand the procurement process better than anyone else, not because they are providing superior technology. How do we get some of the most innovative companies, the most innovative people, to actually come in and compete for federal contracts?”

Unitrends CEO Mike Coney, who led the creation of Veritas/Symantec’s federal business from nothing to hundreds of millions of dollars, agrees with Kundra. “It’s a challenging sector for many businesses – and great technology just isn’t enough to achieve success. Fortunately, we’ve assembled a team at Unitrends who understands the industry – and we have an incredibly compelling value proposition that is a perfect fit for the challenges that federal IT faces today.”

Unitrends, which has been augmenting its federal presence in association with its partner TVAR (GSA contract GS-35F-0438T), announced today that effective immediately it is discounting all prices for all of its appliances by 10% through September 30, 2011.

About Unitrends

Unitrends enables its customers the freedom to focus on their business instead of backup. The company achieves this through scalable, all-in-one backup solutions that no other data protection vendor can provide. Unitrends integrated backup appliance simply protects businesses’ IT infrastructures at the lowest total cost of ownership in the industry. More companies every day join those who have discovered the customer-obsessed, enterprise-level data protection only Unitrends can offer.

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