Skillsoft’s Proactive Move to Cloud-to-Cloud Backup and Recovery with OwnBackup

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FORT LEE, N.J., April 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OwnBackup today announced it has been selected by Skillsoft, the global leader in eLearning, as its strategic partner for data backup, recovery, and replication services.  Skillsoft joins a burgeoning number of organizations taking a more proactive approach to protecting their SaaS-application data. Skillsoft will leverage the OwnBackup service to protect its SaaS-based customer relationship management system data as part of its comprehensive information technology disaster recovery plan. This move is only one in a series that the company has been making to support its rapidly growing global customer base, and ensure a superior customer experience for end user organizations.

“A proactive approach to protecting our customer data is imperative to our rapidly expanding, global business,” says Apratim Purakayastha, CTO, Skillsoft. “The OwnBackup solution will introduce an unparalleled level of operational efficiency and data protection peace of mind in supporting our sizable global database of more than 6,500 customers.”

“Increasingly, large, global enterprises are realizing they need to do more to protect their SaaS and PaaS-based data. They understand that relying solely on cloud application and platform providers in the event of a data loss or corruption is an unnecessary risk,” says Sam Gutmann, CEO of OwnBackup. “We are delighted to have been selected by Skillsoft and look forward to supporting them with our comprehensive backup and recovery platform.”

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About Skillsoft
Skillsoft is the global leader in eLearning. We train more professionals than any other company and we are trusted by the world’s leading organizations, including 65 percent of the Fortune 500. At Skillsoft, our mission is to build beautiful technology and engaging content. Our 165,000+ courses, videos and books are accessed more than 130 million times every month, in 160 countries and 29 languages. With 100% cloud access, anytime, anywhere.  

About OwnBackup
OwnBackup, a leading cloud-to-cloud backup and restore vendor, provides secure, automated, daily backups of SaaS and PaaS data, as well as sophisticated data compare and restore tools for disaster recovery. OwnBackup covers data loss and corruption caused by human errors, malicious intent, integration errors and rogue applications. Co-founded by seasoned data-recovery, data-protection and information-security experts, OwnBackup is a top-ranked backup and restore ISV on the Salesforce AppExchange and was selected as a Gartner 2015 “Cool Vendor” in Business Continuity and IT Disaster Recovery. For more information, visit

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