Tech Sector: Software
Key Product: Actifio Data Management Virtualization
The Lowdown: Actifio markets a virtualized data protection system with integrated data backup, disaster recovery and business continuity capabilities. Built on Actifio's VirtualData Pipeline technology and launched in August 2010, Actifio's applications can drive down costs by up to 90 percent, according to the Waltham, Mass.-based company. Actifio, founded in 2009, started a channel partner program in January to expand availability of the Actifio software suite through such VARs as Lighthouse Computer Services, Focus Technology Solutions and Nexus Information Systems.