Geminare Wins 2014 Most Innovative Solution Award from CIR Business Continuity

Geminare’s Cloud Recovery Solution Claims Top Spot at CIR’s 2014 Business Continuity Awards in London


June 2nd, 2014, Palo Alto, CA – Geminare, the #1 ranked global leader in RaaS offering enablement, today announced that its Cloud Recovery solution was awarded the Continuity, Insurance and Risk (CIR) Business Continuity Award 2014 for Most Innovative Solution. Earlier this year, CIR, the UK’s leading risk management, business continuity and insurance strategies journal, had named Geminare as a finalist in four categories in its prestigious Annual Business Continuity Awards. Competing with entrants from around the world, and against many multi-national companies, Geminare won Most Innovative Solution of the Year and was recognized in the category of Most Innovative Product of the Year for its next-generation Recovery as a Service (RaaS) offering: Cloud Recovery. One of Geminare’s lead partners, NTT Communications, who was recently rated by Gartner as the top RaaS Product offering, was also honored as a finalist for Best Contribution to Continuity and Resilience and Cloud Services Provider of the Year.

This latest award adds to Geminare’s impressive achievements and progress this year, with Gartner recognizing the company as a Cool Vendor in April, 2014 and CRN naming Geminare’s CEO and President, Joshua Geist, as its CRN Channel Chief 2014 for the second consecutive year.

Cloud Recovery is widely acknowledged as the most mature, proven, and accepted Cloud-based offering for the medium and enterprise BC/DR market, and is available exclusively through Geminare Channel Partners with service seamlessly delivered from service providers’ Clouds.

Geminare’s patented cloud management platform, the key delivery vehicle for Cloud Recovery, has enabled an international ecosystem of service providers, allowing them to leverage a robust infrastructure of management tools that delivers 18 innovative, battle-proven capabilities for provisioning, managing, and administering RaaS deployments on a global scale.

Joshua Geist, Geminare’s CEO, stated, “CIR is a trusted, well-respected organization within the BC/DR Industry, and having it name our Cloud Recovery solution as the Most Innovative Solution of the Year, is highly gratifying. We certainly share this award with our many partners who repeatedly demonstrate the value of our service in market, and particularly with fellow CIR nominee NTT Communications which continues to be highlighted for setting a new standard in the delivery of RaaS across the globe.”

About the Business Continuity Awards
Now in its sixteenth year, the Business Continuity Awards recognize those business continuity, security, resilience and risk professionals whose innovative strategies and industry savvy make them stand out above the rest. Past winners include the likes of PwC, HP, IBM, Lloyds Banking Group, SunGard, Co-operative Financial Services, SWIFT, Royal Mail, Citigroup, Phoenix, ClearView Continuity, Zurich Insurance Group, HSBC, Deloitte, First Recovery, Nomura International, Barclays, Marsh, Rolls-Royce and Vodafone.

Judged by an independent panel of experts for exceptional performance, the awards provide an opportunity to for organizations and individuals to showcase their best products, projects and people. Winning a Business Continuity Award is the definitive mark of achievement in your sector and provides individuals and organizations with unparalleled professional recognition.

About Geminare
Geminare is the leading Recovery as a Service (RaaS) technology provider, enabling global telecom companies, ISVs, and Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) in their successful launch of multi-region RaaS offerings. Leading the market with the #1 ranked RaaS product offering, Geminare’s Cloud Recovery has received the Highest Product Rating Score in Gartner’s 2013 Critical Capabilities for Recovery as a Service Report and represents the industry’s most mature, patented, multi-tiered, and award-winning Cloud-based offering available within a Service Provider’s Cloud. Geminare’s RaaS Suite has powered the offerings at the majority of the world’s leading RaaS providers including NTT Communications, Cosentry, HP, Columbus Networks, CA Technologies, Dimension Data, Iron Mountain, CenturyLink, HOSTING, Bell, Allstream, Ingram Micro, Long View Systems and many others, allowing them to enter the rapidly growing RaaS market by leveraging their own Cloud infrastructure. Geminare is headquartered in Los Altos, CA, with additional operations in Toronto, Canada.


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