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5 March, 2019

Altaro wins Cutting Edge Data Loss Prevention InfoSec Award for 2019

Selected as winner by security professionals, out of more than 3,000 companies

5 March, 2019: Altaro, developer of backup solutions for Hyper-V, VMware and Office 365, has won this year's Cutting Edge Data Loss Prevention InfoSec Award. Organized by Cyber Defense Magazine, these prestigious awards recognize information security innovators. Winners are selected through a review of more than 3,000 companies by an impressive line-up of security professionals.

"While ransomware and malware exploits are all on the rise, Altaro has won the Cutting Edge Data Loss Prevention InfoSec Award for 2019 from our magazine.  The company won after we reviewed nearly 3,000 infosec companies globally, because they are an innovator on a mission to help businesses get one step ahead of these threats, proactively," said Gary S. Miliefsky, Publisher, Cyber Defense Magazine.

"One of the best defenses against ransomware and data loss is to have a robust backup and replication solution in place. And we're proud to share that Altaro VM Backup has saved the skins of several of our partners and customers around the world, nullifying the effects of ransomware," said David Vella, Altaro co-founder and CEO.

"We're honored to receive this award. Our team adopt a customer-centric approach in all we do and strive to continue enhancing our data loss prevention solutions for Hyper-V, VMware and Office 365."

About CDM InfoSec Awards

This is Cyber Defense Magazine's seventh year of honoring InfoSec innovators. Award submission requirements were for any startup, early stage, later stage or public companies in the information security (INFOSEC) space who believe they have a unique and compelling value proposition for their product or service.

The judges are CISSP, FMDHS, CEH certified security professionals who voted based on their independent review of the company submitted materials on the website of each submission including but not limited to data sheets, white papers, product literature and other market variables. CDM has a flexible philosophy to find more innovative players with new and unique technologies, than the one with the most customers or money in the bank. CDM is always looking for Next Generation InfoSec Solutions and asking "What's Next?".

About Cyber Defense Magazine

With over 1.4 Million annual readers and growing, and over 7,000 pages of searchable online infosec content, Cyber Defense Magazine is a premier source of IT security information. Managed and published by and for ethical, honest, passionate information security professionalism, CDM's mission is to share cutting-edge knowledge, real-world stories and awards on the best ideas, products and services in the information technology industry. CDM is a proud member of the Cyber Defense Media Group.

About Altaro

Altaro is a fast-growing developer of easy-to-use backup solutions for managed service providers (MSPs), IT resellers and IT departments. It specializes in backup for virtualized and cloud environments, providing affordable enterprise-class functionality while avoiding unnecessary features that add cost and undue complexity. With 50,000+ customers worldwide, 10,000 partners globally and 2,000 MSPs to date, the company's flagship solution is Altaro VM Backup, which has gained traction as the natural choice for Hyper-V and VMware backup and replication. Altaro also provides a solution to back up and restore Office 365 mailboxes, Altaro Office 365 Backup. Both are also available as monthly subscription programs for MSPs.