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Cibecs Implements Permabit Albireo into its Enterprise Endpoint Data Protection

Cibecs data protection experts OEM deduplication technology for improved efficiencies in Windows and Linux environments

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Permabit Technology Corporation, the recognized leader in storage efficiency technologies, today announced its latest OEM agreement with Cibecs, a laptop and desktop data backup and recovery solution provider. Cibecs has been built from the ground up to address endpoint data protection in enterprise environments, and enables IT to easily enforce the company data protection policy while offering multiple operational benefits. With Permabit Albireo Software Development Kit (SDK) Data Protection Edition, Cibecs will provide best-of-breed data deduplication technology to its customers that dramatically reduces the volume of data to be backed up and transmitted from remote desktops and laptops, on both Windows and Linux platforms.


Cibecs provides a value-proven data protection solution developed to make data management and risk reduction for enterprises simple, reliable and cost effective.  Thousands of business users around the world trust Cibecs for its critical business data protection and enterprise PC backup.  Cibecs drives down TCO with continuous development of features that support operational efficiency and assist with faster and easier business data migration.  To better achieve these goals, Cibecs has partnered with Permabit to integrate Albireo storage efficiency technology into its Cibecs Backup Software to take advantage of low memory requirements, massive scalability and performance.

"We believe in delivering solutions to our customers that give IT complete control over business critical data. We strive to provide the most reliable and cost-effective solutions for complete endpoint data protection," said Richard Dewing, CEO of Cibecs.  "By partnering with Permabit, we are providing the industry's best deduplication technology in our product offerings, allowing our customers to dramatically improve their backup performance and efficiency by drastically reducing the total volume of data that needs to be protected."

Storage efficiency has become a must-have technology for fast, affordable data protection.  Equipped with the Albireo High Performance Index Engine and Permabit's advanced bandwidth optimization techniques, next-generation enterprise backup software vendors, like Cibecs, are able to address deduplication at a greater scale and a fraction of the cost of today's special-purpose hardware solutions.

"Data optimization is a 'must have' in data protection," said Tom Cook, CEO of Permabit.  "We are pleased Cibecs chose Albireo to help them increase storage efficiency, increase performance and improve the reliability of their data backup and recovery solutions."

To learn more about Permabit Albireo technology, or to license products, OEMs are invited to visit Permabit's website at or call 617-252-9600. 

Supporting Resources:
Albireo Data Protection Edition Press Announcement
Albireo Microsoft Windows Version Press Announcement
Permabit Media Center
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About Permabit

Permabit Technology Corporation is the recognized leader in storage efficiency technologies for OEMs. The company's Albireo software sets the standard for storage efficiency. Permabit's data optimization, protection and management stack easily integrates into storage appliances, software and cloud services.  Albireo's data optimization delivers unequaled performance, resource efficiency, scalability and data safety. With Permabit software, OEMs are able to rapidly deliver differentiated storage solutions.

Solutions built with Albireo are being delivered by leading hardware, software and service providers. Our partners include Hitachi Data Systems (HDS), LSI, and StoneFly. Permabit was founded in 2000 by a technical and business team from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. For more information, visit:

About Cibecs

Cibecs is the simplest and most effective endpoint data backup and recovery solution for business environments. In addition to intuitive and reliable user data protection, Cibecs offers multiple operational efficiencies by simplifying data migration and management. The ability to streamline the migration of user data during OS upgrades and hardware refresh cycles not only makes Cibecs an endpoint data security tool, but an operational tool which provides a massive return on investment.

Cibecs is trusted by thousands of users globally, with customers including KPMG, Air Liquide, Barloworld and Ingram Micro. In July this year, IBM approved Cibecs as a partner on its Tivoli Endpoint Manager platform. The partnership will see Cibecs being made available to IBM's international client database, and stands testament to the industry-leading quality of the Cibecs solution. For more information visit

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