Datacastle and COMPUTERLINKS Partner to Bring Hosted Backup and Endpoint Data Protection to the UK Channel

By Datacastle, PRNE
Sunday, October 10, 2010

SEATTLE, October 11, 2010 - Datacastle (, a market leader for business
resiliency solutions for the mobile workforce, announced today that
COMPUTERLINKS UK, the next generation distributor of IT security and Internet
technology solutions, has selected Datacastle RED to power its new ALVEA
Managed Secure Backup service. COMPUTERLINKS UK Ltd is part of the
COMPUTERLINKS Group, which serves thousands of resellers in 19 countries
across the globe.

COMPUTERLINKS UK's ALVEA Managed Secure Backup service offers resellers
an easy to deploy managed laptop, tablet and desktop backup solution to
deliver resilient endpoint data protection to their customers. With the
growth of workforce mobility, increasingly stringent regulations for securing
endpoint data, and the rising cost of data breaches, providing simple, secure
solutions to their customers is more important than ever for resellers.

"Securing and safe-guarding company data is a vital part of the service
resellers are asked to provide their clients," said David Ellis, director of
new technologies and services at COMPUTERLINKS. "By partnering with
Datacastle to offer a managed service as part of our next generation
distribution model, we are giving resellers the means to grow their revenue
streams with minimal effort or investment on their part."

Datacastle's comprehensive partner marketing program and support enabled
COMPUTERLINKS UK to significantly reduce the time required to bring the new
ALVEA Managed Secure Backup service to the UK channel market.

"The Datacastle RED solution and partner program is designed to minimize
upfront investment and maximize time to market for the channel," said Ron
, president and CEO of Datacastle. "ALVEA Managed Secure Backup service,
running on the Microsoft Azure platform, enabled COMPUTERLINKS UK to deliver
a comprehensive, easy to implement, cloud-based backup and endpoint data
protection solution for laptops, tablets and desktops."

About Datacastle

Datacastle makes an organization's mobile workforce resilient to the
unexpected. Listed in Gartner's Hype Cycle for Storage Technologies, 2010,
Datacastle RED turns vulnerable business information into a resilient,
managed business asset. Datacastle empowers IT to enforce data policies and
exceed compliance requirements. To learn more about Datacastle RED, visit our
website ( or follow us on Twitter


COMPUTERLINKS is a next generation distributor of IT security and network
performance technology, providing UK and Irish channel partners with
reliable, supported solutions from world-leading hardware and software
providers. Concentrating on dynamic technologies such as cloud computing and
virtualization, it provides a comprehensive and complementary product
portfolio, backed by an extensive range of knowledge-based professional and
managed services. COMPUTERLINKS is 100 percent committed to the two-tier
channel and delivers profitable growth to its partners and competitive
advantage to their customers by providing a full-service package of
technical, sales and marketing support, practical training and efficient
logistics. The company currently has over 550 employees operating across 19
countries worldwide. For more information, visit

Annie Eissler of Mixtur, +1-206-965-9505, ext. 2238, annie at, for Datacastle

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