21st Century Software Sharpens Customer Focus With Estorian Acquisition
Wayne, Pennsylvania, March 11, 2012 — 21st Century Software Inc., a leading provider of recovery assurance and enterprise disaster recovery solutions to the IBM mainframe community, has announced the acquisition of Estorian, Inc., an enterprise-class Storage Resource Management (SRM) provider and IBM strategic partner.
Combining the 21st Century Software and Estorian portfolios of products and services offers organizations in a wide variety of industries an expanded range of individual solutions to help manage and automate the storage of mission-critical data and protect that data against loss. The complementary strengths of both companies’ products will provide customers with greater insight into their data, backed by the enhanced support of 21st Century Software’s strong customer service and product development team.
To maximize the benefit of the Estorian acquisition to those served by both companies, 21st Century Software Chief Executive Officer Rebecca Levesque said input from customers is being solicited. Current users of 21st Century Software’s DR/VFI™ and Tape/Assist™ products, and those employing Estorian’s TSF Professional™ — zSeries family of solutions, are among those invited to provide guidance on steps that can enhance the value of these products individually or when used in combination, according to Levesque.
Mainframe recovery challenges continue to evolve. With its Estorian acquisition, Levesque says 21st Century Software is growing to offer new solutions that enterprises can depend upon more than ever.
About 21st Century Software, Inc.
21st Century Software simplifies the administration and management of mainframe storage resources and develops integrated recovery management solutions that provide operational integrity when disruptive events occur. It gives organizations the ability to analyze how their applications utilize vital data, identify any interdependencies, and determine the business value of their files and data. As an IBM Business Partner, 21st Century Software has more than 30 years experience developing and implementing disaster recovery solutions for mainframe organizations disk and tape environments.