ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwire - April 13, 2010) -  Two industry leaders -- Mezeo Software (www.mezeo.com) and Zmanda (www.zmanda.com) -- today announced at SNW Spring 2010 they are offering an integrated cloud storage backup solution. Zmanda Cloud Backup Enabled by Mezeo provides a single solution for customers wanting to implement a cost effective cloud backup solution.

According to the IDC IT Cloud Services Survey(1), 60 percent of businesses are considering moving data backup or archive services off-site to the cloud.

"The integration of Zmanda and Mezeo is a response to market demand for a complete and proven cloud backup solution," said Steve Lesem, President and CEO of Mezeo Software. "Our customers want a seamless, reliable cloud backup solution that helps them reduce costs and complexity. Zmanda is a proven technology in the marketplace, and a natural fit for our technology."

Zmanda Cloud Backup Enabled by Mezeo makes it possible for IT service providers and enterprise customers to quickly and cost-effectively deploy all the elements for a comprehensive cloud-based data management and protection strategy. Zmanda Cloud Backup is the most complete Windows-based cloud backup solution on the market, allowing users to not only backup files but the entire Windows environment to a public or private storage cloud. Paired with the Mezeo Cloud Storage Platform, users have full control of when and how they upload their backup archives to the cloud. Mezeo is easy to deploy, highly scalable and highly secure, with REST Web Services APIs for platform extensibility.

"Pairing Zmanda Cloud Backup with the Mezeo Cloud Storage Platform is a game changer for IT service providers and enterprise customers wanting to deploy a complete cloud storage and backup solution," said Chander Kant, CEO of Zmanda. "Zmanda Cloud Backup Enabled by Mezeo represents the achievements of two industry leaders who are constantly focused on the needs of users who want to trust that their data is secure and that they will be able to access it anytime, anywhere."

Zmanda Cloud Backup Enabled by Mezeo features enhanced security capabilities such as Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption for data in motion and 4096-bit encryption for data at rest, ensuring maximum protection.

Zmanda Cloud Backup Enabled by Mezeo is featured at the Mezeo kiosk in the SNIA CSI Cloud Storage Pavilion at SNW Spring 2010 in Orlando. The event runs April 12 - 15, 2010.

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Zmanda Cloud Backup Enabled by Mezeo is available for purchase through Zmanda sales (zsales@zmanda.com) or Mezeo sales (sales@mezeo.com).

(1) IDC eXchange, IDC Survey: What IT Is Likely to Move to the Cloud? (http://blogs.idc.com/ie/?p=843) January 2010

About Zmanda
Zmanda, based in Sunnyvale, California, is the global leader in open source enterprise backup and recovery. The company's products -- Amanda Enterprise, Zmanda Recovery Manager (ZRM) for MySQL, and Zmanda Cloud Backup (ZCB) -- make it simple and affordable to backup and recover data in an increasingly complex and heterogeneous IT environment. Amanda Enterprise is an enterprise-grade, network backup solution based on Amanda, the world's most popular open source backup and recovery software with more than half a million active installations worldwide. ZRM for MySQL is the first mission-critical backup solution designed specifically for MySQL databases. ZCB is the first Windows backup solution to backup both files and live applications to the storage cloud. Businesses in more than 55 countries trust Zmanda to protect their corporate data. For more information about Zmanda, please contact zsales@zmanda.com or go to www.zmanda.com.

About Mezeo Software
Mezeo is the industry's leading provider of a deployable cloud storage platform. Service-enabled, the Mezeo platform is easy to deploy, multi-tenant, highly scalable and secure, with REST Web Services APIs for platform extensibility. With Mezeo, IT Service Providers can rapidly monetize Storage as a Service with a branded offering, and large enterprises can implement a secure, private cloud with clients for BlackBerry®, iPhone, Windows desktop and the Web. Mezeo was named in CRN's list of the 100 Coolest Cloud Computing Products and Top 25 Coolest Emerging Vendors of 2009. For more information, visit www.mezeo.com

Contact Information:

Teri Ghiselin
Mezeo Software
p: +1.713.244.0870