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Data Insurance guarantees a new level of business continuity for New Zealand businesses

Eagle Technology appointed reseller of Data Insurance services; underwritten by QBE, data centres provided by Unisys and technical standards and processes approved by Munich Re

WELLINGTON – 20 June - Eagle Technology, one of New Zealand’s most established and successful systems integrators, is pleased to announce that they have been appointed a reseller of Data Insurance services in New Zealand. Data Insurance is the international developer of their exclusive ‘data insurance’ solution that combines the redundancy of data storage via data centres with the financial protection of traditional insurance.

Eagle Technology is uniquely qualified to be a Data Insurance reseller in New Zealand. “We have a long history in both data centres as well as business continuity,” says Duane Eagle, Sales Manager for the Data Insurance portfolio. “Until now, there has been no comprehensive solution for organisations wishing to fully protect their data assets. Data Insurance has pulled together the financial resources of QBE, Australasia’s largest general insurance and reinsurance group (QBE carries an A+ rating from Standard & Poor’s) the Tier 3 datacentre infrastructure of Unisys, the automated backup and restore software from Attix5 and the international ‘best practices’ standards from Data Insurance International. And all of this has been vetted by Munich Re’s global security team, the world’s largest reinsurer.”

“This combination of financially-strong organisations and well-proven methodologies means that companies that subscribe to our Data Insurance policies will be 100% covered in the case of a disaster, natural or otherwise,” says Eagle.

The process is quite straight forward. “Companies, after a thorough data audit, select their mission-critical data to be covered and nominate a value for that data,” explains Eagle. “We then install the software, which provides encrypted online backup-and storage capabilities, on the devices which can range from iPads through to large enterprise infrastructure. This software then captures the data and transmits it to the mirrored datacentres in both Auckland and Wellington, adding another layer of redundancy.”

In the case of a total system breakdown and data destruction at the client site, the stored data can be rapidly replicated as soon as the infrastructure has been replaced.

“Data Insurance is a product that is absolutely imperative in today’s business climate,” concludes Eagle. “Floods, earthquakes and fires are, unfortunately, a fact of life, and this service will ensure that if an organisation is hit by the unexpected, they will be able to recover and continue their business with the least possible loss.”

About Eagle Technology Group

Eagle Technology Group is a privately-held New Zealand-owned systems integration and information management company. Founded in 1969 by Trevor and Corallie Eagle, Eagle Technology Group today has more than 130 employees with offices in Auckland and Wellington and clients in both Australia and New Zealand.

With a market-leading line-up of hardware and software partners and a highly-skilled staff of technical specialists and consultants, Eagle has the resources, talent, experience and passion to provide total support for organisations in all aspects of IT. Eagle's business capabilities include GIS, systems integration, software programming solutions and facilities management. Eagle also has a significant offering in IT education and training.

About Data Insurance Licensing Limited

Data Insurance Licensing Limited (DINS) is the product of extensive research and development in conjunction with the insurance industry and data storage providers. DINS provides the first insured on-line data backup service and policy that gives data owners the knowledge that they have a secure backup and can receive compensation in case the data is lost hence obtaining the ultimate in protection for their business.

DINS has established the first ever set of global standards and processes for the safe keeping of data, with patents issued in Singapore and patents pending in the USA, Europe, New Zealand, Australia, China and India.

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