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First American Credit Union Selects Quorum DRaaS Solution for Disaster Recovery

Instant Restoration, Automatic Testing Top List of Benefits for Arizona-Based Financial Institution

SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/25/14 -- Quorum®, the leader in instant application recovery, today announced that Arizona-based First American Credit Union has selected the Quorum Hybrid Cloud/DRaaS solution to protect its critical assets from system downtime. With Quorum, First American avoids costly downtime and maintains a reputation for stellar service among its membership.

"System downtime may be an inevitability for any organization, but in the financial services industry, it's also unacceptable. Our members depend on our ability to provide secure, uninterrupted service," said William Brown, technology systems manager, First American Credit Union. "With Quorum's PCI-compliant DRaaS solution, we are able to easily meet the security and accessibility requirements of our members. Quorum is ideal for any midmarket organization -- especially in financial services -- looking to protect the assets of the organization and maintain business continuity."

First American Credit Union turned to Quorum's scalable, flexible hybrid cloud/DRaaS solution to ensure business continuity and for its automatic testing capabilities. Quorum has only been installed a few weeks, but First American is already seeing the benefits. Among them is the peace of mind knowing that, after a disaster, instant restoration of First American's data, applications and systems is only a single step away. And testing, which previously took as long as two hours to complete and therefore had to be conducted after hours, can now occur during business hours and has no impact on staff.

"It only takes one instance of extended system downtime to tarnish a financial institution's all-important reputation, so having a disaster recovery solution in place is of paramount importance," said Edward Sharp, CEO, Quorum. "As the only DRaaS solution on the market to provide instant restoration, Quorum emerges as a top choice -- especially in this vertical. We're excited to be working with First American, an organization that is committed to the very best in serving its customers."

To learn about how other organizations rely on Quorum for business continuity, please read our testimonials.

About First American Credit Union
First American Credit Union is a member-owned cooperative, providing financial solutions to people who live, work, worship, or volunteer in Pinal County, Arizona, people of the Navajo Nation, as well as employees of any Indian Tribe whose tribal capital is located in the State of Arizona, federal employees, persons working or living on tribal lands, Select Employee Groups (SEGS) and their families. Originally chartered in 1962 as the Navajo land Credit Union, First American is a not-for-profit organization serving over 22,000 members in Arizona and New Mexico.

About Quorum
Quorum® provides assured one-click backup, recovery and continuity, helping businesses safeguard their revenue, customers and reputation. The award-winning Quorum series of appliance and DRaaS/hybrid cloud solutions makes continuity a reality for the midmarket, letting them recover from any type of disaster within minutes. Most importantly, Quorum is simple and cost-effective. If your company avoids just 30 minutes of downtime, the Quorum solution pays for itself. The company is headquartered in San Jose, Calif. To learn more, please follow us on Twitter @quorumlabs, check out our Facebook page or visit www.quorum.net.

Quorum, One-Click Recovery and the Quorum logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Quorum, Inc. in the United States and other countries.

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