SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 3, 2013) - today announced it has been named a winner of the Red Herring 2013 Top 100 North America award, which recognizes the most promising privately held companies in North America for the innovations, technologies and business models they are utilizing to become leaders in their respective industries.

Red Herring 100 Awards are widely recognized as one of the industry's more prestigious recognitions, with up to 1,400 candidates from each continent competing each year. The awards honor the region's top entrepreneurs and innovative private companies that are anticipated to experience extensive rapid growth based on their current accomplishments to date.

"In 2013, selecting the Top 100 achievers was by no means a small feat," said Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring. "In fact, we had the toughest time in years because so many entrepreneurs have crossed significant milestones so early. But after much thought, rigorous contemplation and discussion, we narrowed our list down from hundreds of candidates from across North America to the Top 100 Winners. We believe embodies the vision, drive and innovation that define a successful entrepreneurial venture. should be proud of its accomplishment, as the competition was very strong."

Selected from a pool of submissions from across the region, the Top 100 highlight the most innovative, disruptive and fastest growing companies. Selections are based on both quantitative and qualitative criteria, such as financial performance, innovation, quality of management, IP creation, CAGR, execution of strategy, and disruption in their respective industries. DataProtect delivers 3-in-1 functionality with local and cloud backup, archiving and disaster recovery and support for SQL, Exchange, NetApp filers, VMware and Hyper-V. It avoids complexity by eliminating appliances which can act as a single failure point or performance chokepoint. As a result, makes it easy for Small and Medium-size Enterprises and MSPs to deploy and manage a full-featured enterprise-grade backup and disaster recovery solution. It also provides the ability to re-use existing storage hardware for local backups, with no capital expenditures required for large appliance-related purchases.

"Winning the Red Herring Top 100 is a testament to the significant traction that our cloud backup and disaster recovery solution is gaining with small and medium enterprises, distributed organizations and managed service providers," said Ali Jenab, CEO, "Companies are looking to replace their aging tape or complex and expensive disk and appliance backup systems with simpler, cost-effective technology. Our customers find that Zetta's appliance-free, easy-to-deploy Web-based solution is an ideal replacement to alternative systems."

About is an award-winning provider of enterprise-grade 3-in-1 backup, disaster recovery and archiving technology for small/medium enterprises, distributed organizations, and managed service providers (MSPs). The SaaS-based solution enables companies to simplify backups and instantly recover data through a single management point. With local, offsite, archiving and disaster recovery functionality integrated into one solution, delivers the value of multiple products at a fraction of the cost.

Headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., was established in 2008 by successful serial entrepreneurs and technology executives from companies such as Netscape, VeriSign, Symantec, EMC, and Shutterfly. For more information, visit or Follow on Twitter at

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