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October 28, 2013

Strategic Partnership With Luminex

Recovery Point Partners with Luminex to Offer Mainframe Cloud Recovery as a Service

GAITHERSBURG, MD; October 28, 2013 – Recovery Point, a leading national provider of integrated business continuity solutions to commercial organizations across all industries, as well as to federal, state and local government agencies, announces Mainframe Cloud Recovery as a Service, via strategic partnership with Luminex Software, Inc.

Recovery Point has added a solution for IBM mainframes to its Cloud-based backup and recovery portfolio. Recovery Point combines industry-leading virtual tape technology from Luminex, with a powerful network and secure hosting infrastructure to make the solution affordable for a wide range of mainframe clients.

The Recovery as a Service (RaaS) solution eliminates physical tape-based restores as the primary method of application recovery, allowing transmission of mainframe data over the network without the need for channel extension, resulting in greatly improved RPOs and RTOs, versus physical tape based backup and recovery.

“The days of trucking hundreds of mainframe backup tapes to a disaster recovery site are over.” says Recovery Point President Marc Langer. “High-performance cloud storage and recovery services for the mainframe are now available on a simplified and competitive basis via the Luminex technology, and we are already working with Luminex to implement this solution for a number of our clients.” continued Marc.

“Luminex’s partnership with Recovery Point represents a win for mainframe customers of every size and budget looking to improve their disaster recovery plan,” says Arthur Tolsma, CEO at Luminex. “Luminex’s industry-leading Channel Gateway solutions, coupled with Recovery Point's experience and focus on Recovery as a Service, ensures that each customer gains the maximum benefits of reduced RPO and RTO with increased reliability.”

About Recovery Point

Recovery Point Systems is a privately held company that has been serving the disaster recovery market for over 20 years. Recovery Point provides a family of standalone or hybrid solutions including Hot Site, Cold Site and Work Area Services, Managed Hosting and Colocation, Carrier Class, Vendor Neutral Network Services, Cloud based Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS), Off-Site Data Storage Services and Business Continuity Consulting Services. Delivered from multiple secure facilities, Recovery Point’s offerings can be acquired individually or in any combination to reduce risk, eliminate vendor fragmentation and accelerate recovery processes. Recovery Point’s integrated services portfolio offers enterprise clients contract flexibility along with flexible, scalable solutions across the entire spectrum of technology environments.

Recovery Point Media Contact:
Dick Fordham, Director Strategy and Marketing
(P) 240-632-7000
(F) 301-548-0682

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