AmeriVault-EZ Based on EMC's Mozy™ Online Backup Service Enables Low-Cost Data Protection

Waltham, Mass. and Hopkinton, Mass. – July 21, 2008 – AmeriVault, a leading provider of online data protection, offsite storage, and recovery services; and EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, today announced a joint agreement to deliver a new online data backup solution, branded AmeriVault-EZ. The new service represents one of three online backup segments provided by AmeriVault that can tailor to a customer’s data protection needs with regard to compliance, redundancies, recovery objectives, and price points.

The new AmeriVault-EZ service is based on EMC’s industry-leading Mozy online backup for businesses and consumers. Available immediately, AmeriVault-EZ provides cost-effective, automated backup and offsite protection to organizations seeking to protect data residing on Microsoft Windows®-based desktops, laptops, and file servers. This service will complement AmeriVault’s redundant, full-featured, backup solutions, and enable an economical option for larger enterprises.

"In our search for a technology foundation that could power AmeriVault-EZ with an affordable price structure, we found EMC’s Mozy to be the perfect fit," said Bud Stoddard, President of AmeriVault. "We needed to extend our service offerings beyond server backup to desktops and laptops, and Mozy was the clear choice given their expertise in desktop and laptop online backup services. Besides, having installed more than 250 terabytes of EMC enterprise storage over the years, we have experienced EMC’s world-class reputation for reliability first-hand."

AmeriVault is known for exceptional service throughout the industry and clients who come to AmeriVault come seeking extra care and attention. Specifically this year, AmeriVault received an unprecedented number of requests to provide an online backup service for desktops and laptops. Companies now want to protect more than just their servers, and after evaluating the options in the industry, AmeriVault chose Mozy because the company’s award-winning backup solution will enable AmeriVault to expand into new industry verticals. For more information regarding the AmeriVault-EZ backup service, visit

Mozy specializes in providing simple, automatic and secure online backup to consumers and businesses. Fortune 500 companies and small businesses select Mozy and its partners to backup their laptops, desktops and small office servers because of its affordability and ease of use.

About AmeriVault

Founded in 1998 and a subsidiary of PHNS, AmeriVault is a recognized leader in managed data protection and offsite storage services, including online backup, disk-based recovery, high availability, email archiving, and data lifecycle solutions. Backed by a SAS 70 (Type II) certification, AmeriVault’s solutions employ aggressive security and redundancy safeguards while ensuring business continuity, seamless disaster recovery, and regulatory compliance. Whether information requires continuous data protection or data archiving, AmeriVault’s solutions are tailored according to data value, lifecycle, regulated attributes, and recovery objectives, as well as desired redundancies and price points. AmeriVault combines the highest levels of customer service, premium solutions, award-winning software, and secure world-class datacenters to deliver Excellence in Data Protection.®

About EMC

EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC) is the world's leading developer and provider of information infrastructure technology and solutions that enable organizations of all sizes to transform the way they compete and create value from their information. Information about EMC's products and services can be found at