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PHD Virtual strives to provide our customers with the absolute best value in virtual backup and disaster recovery solutions for VMware, Citrix, Hyper-V and Cloud environments. And now with the acquisition of PHD by Unitrends, we can offer protection for hybrid environments containing physical, virtual and cloud elements. We partner with industry-leading hardware and software companies that share our vision for making data protection and recovery solutions for physical, virtual and cloud environments that are effective, easier to use and far more affordable than competitive alternatives. Our Technology Alliances focus on increasing the value of our products for our shared customers, through partnership activities ranging from product testing and certification, to joint sales and marketing efforts.

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  • VMware

    PHD Virtual is a VMware TAP (Technology Alliance Partner) with VMware. VMware (NYSE:VMW), the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, delivers customer-proven solutions that accelerate IT by reducing complexity and enabling more flexible, agile service delivery. VMware enables enterprises to adopt a cloud model that addresses their unique business challenges. VMware’s approach accelerates the transition to cloud computing while preserving existing investments and improving security and control. With more than 400,000 customers and 55,000 partners, VMware solutions help organizations of all sizes lower costs, increase business agility and ensure freedom of choice. Learn more:

  • Citrix

    PHD Virtual is a Citrix Ready Partner and Citrix is also an investor in PHD Virtual - further proof of our strategic relationship.

    Citrix transforms how businesses and IT work and people collaborate in the cloud era. With market-leading cloud, collaboration, networking and virtualization technologies, Citrix powers mobile workstyles and cloud services, making complex enterprise IT simpler and more accessible for 260,000 organizations. Citrix products touch 75 percent of Internet users each day and it partners with more than 10,000 companies in 100 countries. Annual revenue in 2011 was $2.21 billion. Learn more:

  • ExaGrid

    PHD Virtual has a strategic partnership with ExaGrid, and has jointly certified a cost-effective disk-based backup solution that maximizes data reduction and scales to meet the needs of demanding enterprise environments. Click here to read the PHD Virtual/ExaGrid Solution Brief!

    ExaGrid Systems, Inc., founded in 2002, is a leader in disk backup with deduplication systems that revolutionize how organizations backup and protect their data. The company has been named to the Wall St. Journal’s list of the Top 50 VC-backed companies, and has also received numerous industry awards including InfoWorld's Technology of the Year award, Storage Magazine Product of the Year, DCIG “Best in Class”, InfoWorld 100, Business Solutions Top Channel Vendor, CRN Data Center 100, and Info-Tech Disk Backup Champion. The company's customer support and product has garnered world-class ratings, comparable to Apple, and Gartner cited ExaGrid as the top emerging vendor in customer inquiries for disk backup appliances. ExaGrid has more than 5,000 customer installations and more than 300 published customer testimonials. Headquartered in Westborough, Massachusetts, with satellite offices throughout the world, the company serves a large list of customers across a variety of major industry sectors. Learn more:

    Click here to read the PHD Virtual/ExaGrid Solution Brief!

  • Nimble Storage

    With PHD Virtual and Nimble Storage, customers are able to take advantage of integrated Disaster Recovery processes including testing, and both automated and planned failover and failback. 

    Nimble Storage was founded and is led by industry veterans responsible for groundbreaking technologies and architectures around primary storage, backup storage, and data protection. We've built a tight-knit culture of innovation focused on changing the data storage game. We have taken a unique, bottoms-up approach to reinventing storage for the next-generation datacenter, coupled with a deep commitment to supporting customers that is exemplified by our technologically groundbreaking and powerful support model. Learn more:

  • DataCore

    PHD Virtual and Datacore Software have a strategic technology alliance to deliver unmatched Disaster Recovery Assurance via the combination of ReliableDR from PHD Virtual and SANSymphony V from Datacore. 

    DataCore Software develops storage virtualization software leveraged in virtual and physical IT environments to obtain high availability, fast performance and maximum utilization from storage. DataCore’s SANsymphony-V storage hypervisor is a comprehensive, yet hardware-independent solution which fundamentally changes the economics of provisioning, replicating and protecting storage for large enterprises and small to midsize businesses. Learn more:

  • Kroll Ontrack

    PHD Virtual has has partnered with Ontrack PowerControls to deliver the most comprehensive Exchange recovery capabilities available on the market. 

    Kroll Ontrack is the technology services division of Altegrity, an industry-leading provider of information solutions. Altegrity, Inc., is the largest commercial provider of background investigations for the government; the world’s leading risk consulting company that provides a broad range of investigative, intelligence, financial, security and technology services to organizations and multinational corporations around the world; a global commercial employment background and drug screening supplier to more than one-third of the Fortune 500; and one of the principal providers of data services to the insurance industry. Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., Altegrity has approximately 10,500 employees in 30 countries. Learn more: