Unitrends and Pitney Bowes to Deliver Nationwide Service for Recovery-7 Series Data Backup and Recovery Appliances

COLUMBIA, S.C. & STAMFORD, Conn., February 25, 2010 - Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI) and Unitrends, the leader in affordable, heterogeneous disk-based data protection appliances, today announced that they are expanding their collaboration to provide nationwide service for Unitrends’ Recovery-7 Series of data backup and recovery appliances.

Pitney Bowes is the exclusive, authorized service provider for Unitrends and delivers a full portfolio of on-site repair, installation and maintenance services in support of Unitrends and its extensive base of U.S. customers. Through the expanded collaboration, Pitney Bowes will offer nationwide on-site maintenance and repair services for customers purchasing any of the new Unitrends Recovery-7 Series units. This will enable Unitrends to offer consistent, nationwide repair and maintenance services to its customers for their Recovery-7 Series units.

“Pitney Bowes has an impressive nationwide reach and flexible service options which offer superior installation and maintenance support for our customers, nationwide,” said Mark Campbell, chief operating officer, Unitrends. “We are pleased with their active and responsive support for our growing installation base of users for our new Recovery-7 Series line of affordable and scalable disk-based backup appliances.”

“Unitrends’ Recovery-7 Series of high-performance, low cost data protection and recovery systems deliver the high value and scalability small and mid-sized businesses require,” said Joanne Boyd, vice president, business development, multi-vendor services for Pitney Bowes. “Our strategic relationship pairs Unitrends’ comprehensive solutions with our deep services infrastructure and nationwide footprint so that customers receive high value throughout the life of their systems.”

The Unitrends Recovery-7 Series affordably protects and restores critical data and systems running on over 40 operating systems without the need for multi-vendor software and hardware. The Recovery-7 Series also features a radically new licensing approach which offers freedom from not only traditional client-based licensing but removes storage-based licensing so that customers can store as much on the device as they wish until the physical capacity is full.

Products in the Recovery-7 Series include:

  • Recovery-710 – Supporting 6TB to 12TB of data reduced capacity, the Recovery-710 delivers lower cost, higher capacity data protection and recovery for small and medium-sized businesses with heterogeneous infrastructures, including those moving to VMware/SAN environments.
  • Recovery-720 – Capable of supporting from 12TB to 24TB of data reduced capacity, the Recovery-720 offers enterprise-level data protection with a staged RAID-1/RAID-6 for maximum data ingest rates at the lowest total cost of ownership in the industry.
  • Recovery-730 – Capable of supporting from 30TB to 60TB of data reduced capacity, the Recovery-730 also offers enterprise-level data protection with a staged RAID-1/RAID-6 for maximum data ingest rates at the lowest total cost of ownership in the industry.

Unitrends’ fully-integrated Recovery-7 Series appliances are available with pricing starting at $9,995. For more information please visit: http://www.unitrends.com/Products/tabid/55/Default.aspx.

About Pitney Bowes:

Pitney Bowes is a $5.6 billion global technology leader whose products, services and solutions deliver value within the mailstream and beyond. Founded in 1920, our company’s 33,000 employees deliver technology, service and innovation to more than two million customers worldwide. For more information about Pitney Bowes, its products, services and solutions, visit www.pb.com.

About Unitrends:

Small and medium businesses have the same critical reliance on the integrity of their data as enterprises, but often can’t afford the operational expenditure of a dedicated staff or the capital expenditure of replacing their IT infrastructure. Unitrends provides enterprise-level data protection through a family of scalable disk-based data protection appliances that integrate and protect existing heterogeneous computer and storage systems through a single, intuitive, graphical user interface. Information about Unitrends can be found at http://www.unitrends.com.