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Lightpath simplifies backup for mid-market businesses

Lightpath Calls for Backup

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JERICHO, N.Y. -- Lightpath®, a market leader in Ethernet-based communication solutions for New York metropolitan area businesses, today announced the availability of Managed Backup for mid-market businesses that want to deploy a simple, reliable and cost-effective desktop or server backup solution. The offering comprises Managed Backup Desktop and Managed Backup Server, and leverages Lightpath’s 100 percent fiber-based network for increased security and performance. The services are available at flat-rate pricing as an add-on to the company’s popular Internet Voice Bundle. More mid-market businesses rely on the cloud to power sales platforms, email and document applications, IT operations and more. Managed Backup from Lightpath meets the increasing demand for cloud-based services with a powerful solution that can be leveraged for ongoing backup, disaster recovery, business continuity, electronic discovery and long-term data retention. Managed Backup represents an advancement over costly and harder to manage legacy solutions, as well as cloud-based services that rely on the public Internet to transmit critical business data. “Lightpath is constantly in the market talking to customers about the products they need and collaborating on the features that will help them advance,” said Julia McGrath, senior vice president, marketing and business development, Lightpath. “With Managed Backup, we’ve combined the benefits of cloud services with carrier-grade security and reliability to deliver a flexible backup option that can scale easily as our customers grow. Lightpath continues to provide superior value through bundled offerings that are easy for customers to add, competitively priced and keep their business running smoothly.” Cablevision Systems Corp.

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