VarioSecure Acquires Blueshift Data Protection Business
～ Addressing Growing Client and Market Needs with the Expansion of a Flexible Data Backup Service ～
VarioSecure Inc. (head office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President and CEO: Yoshihiko Inami ) announced today that it has signed a contract with Blueshift Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Brent Reichow) to acquire its data protection business.
From March 1st, VarioSecure will oversee the data protection business of Blueshift Co., Ltd., while providing services under the VarioSecure Blueshift brand.
The acquisition strengthens the overall management and technical collaboration for VDaP – Vario Data Protect backup service which has been jointly developed with Blueshift as a VarioSecure brand. Additional market development and sales expansion will follow.
As the data protection market continues to grow new services such as secure backup for IoT data and collaboration with managed security services to leverage VarioSecure’s core business strengths will be added. These new services will deliver enhanced value to customers as delivery of UTM devices for the small to medium enterprise market is coupled with the VarioSecure security platform offering.
VarioSecure manufactures the security appliance equipment “VSR – VarioSecure Router” that implements various security functions, provides managed security services using VSR, and sells UTM equipment “VCR – Vario Communicate Router”. As a domestic manufacturer acquiring ICSA’s Firewall certification, which is the largest computer security audit with headquarters in the US, and as a solution provider offering various security solutions, we respond quickly to customer needs and constantly provide advanced security / network solutions.
Blueshift Data Protection is a leading provider of private and public cloud backup services. Blueshift delivers secure, off-site, disk-based, data backup, recovery and archiving solutions for clients ranging from small, medium-sized to large organizations. We develop and deliver unique cross platform data backup solutions that effectively reduce client costs, decrease risks and improve service levels.
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