Remote Data Protection Express is an automatic offsite data backup and recovery service for Windows servers and PCs.
IBM claims that the offering provides a combination of hardware, software, monitoring and management tools which allow medium-sized businesses to implement an effective data protection strategy.
"These latest Express Advantage offerings are helping mid-market companies solve their toughest business challenges and innovate for success in today's global marketplace," said Steve Solazzo, general manager at IBM General Business.
IBM described the US$253 billion medium sized business market as one of its largest and fastest growing opportunities, citing the company's recent acquisitions of Cognos, ISS and Net Integration.
Big Blue also announced the expansion of its IBM Flexible Credit programme to channel partners in the UK and Canada.
The initiative allows qualified resellers to apply for credit online with no financial statements for credit lines that range from US$100,000 to US$500,000.
IBM Flexible Credit also offers resellers a free-financing period with no interest charges for up to 60 days after purchase.
IBM freshens up Express Advantage portfolio
By Guy Dixon on Apr 29, 2008 7:44AM
IBM has added offsite data backup and recovery to its Express Advantage range for medium-sized businesses, along with an email continuity and archiving service..
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