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Finally, a use for Microsoft Azure: Storing Seagate biz backups

Aah, the cloud. Perfect for precious EVault data, right?

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Seagate's online backup service EVault will use the Microsoft Azure cloud as its back-end data vault.

According to the Redmond software giant, Azure is good for storing bytes as well as crunching computational tasks. Seagate's EVault Endpoint Protection (EVault EP) product promises cloud-connected backups and data security for notebooks and other computers in the hands of users. It automates the recovery of information from archives, and provides local file encryption, port access control and, if a laptop is lost or stolen, remote data deletion and device tracking.

EVault will boost its development, sales and marketing efforts around Azure, which will involve collaborating with Microsoft.

The Windows software giant is buying cloud storage gateway startup StorSimple to get an Azure front-end data feed presence in data centres and branch offices. It has to get data feeds into Azure and the EVault deal is another step on the way.

This is a win-win for two players who are not exactly in the front rank of the online storage field. Each will boost the other. ®

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