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Online Backup Provider KeepItSafe Takes Position as Hull City Data Defender

Nov 15, 2016, 16:48 PM by Peter Ely

KeepItSafe, part of world leading cloud service provider j2 Global, signs on as official online data backup partner for The Championship’s Hull City AFC

London, UK — 7th Oct, 2015 — KeepItSafe, providers of online disaster recovery and data backup, and a brand of j2 Global®, Inc. (NASDAQ:JCOM), today announced that the company has been selected as the official online data backup partner of Hull City Association Football Club.

Using KeepItSafe’s private cloud backup model allows the club to protect its data via both primary and replicated backup systems within their own network. KeepItSafe’s fully managed and monitored service also provides The Tigers with a 24/7 team of engineers monitoring their data to ensure its continuous security and integrity.

Hull City selected KeepItSafe’s service — which the club is using on its internal Hyper-V environment — to ensure the team’s information will be safely stored, backed up and easy to retrieve at any time.

“We recognise a professional team when we see one, and KeepItSafe is such a team,” said Martin Conley, IT Manager for Hull City. “Protecting our organisation’s data is a critical component to our success, and that’s why we’re thrilled to have KeepItSafe as a partner. We’ve found their solution easy to use, their data-protection protocols first-rate, and their 24/7 service outstanding.”

“Hull City are known for their ferocious defence,” said John Eikenberry, Director of Engineering & Operations KeepItSafe EU. “So it’s truly an honour to be entrusted with protecting the team’s mission-critical data. We hope KeepItSafe can play a small part in The Tigers’ ongoing success.”

About Hull City AFC

Founded in 1904, Hull City Association Football Club is currently the top ranked football club in Yorkshire and among the top-rated clubs in The Championship. The club was also an FA Cup finalist in 2014. The Tigers play their home games at KC Stadium in Kingston Upon Hull. For more information, please visit www.hullcitytigers.com.

About KeepItSafe

A brand of j2 Global, Inc. (NASDAQ:JCOM), KeepItSafe is a powerhouse in online data backup and Disaster Recovery (DR). One of the few online backup and DR businesses in the world with ISO 27001 certification, KeepItSafe offers a fully hosted, fully managed and fully monitored solution for scheduled or continuous data backups and ensures businesses can access their data remotely anytime in the event of data loss, corruption or disaster from our Tier 4 UK and IE data centres. Learn more at www.keepitsafej2.co.uk. KeepItSafe is a brand and registered trademark of the Business Cloud Services Division of j2 Global, Inc., the global provider of Internet services.

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