|Fate||Acquired by Quest Software|
|Defunct||February 24, 2012|
|Headquarters||Aliso Viejo, California, United States|
|Najaf Husain (Executive Vice President)|
AppAssure, now called Quest Rapid Recovery, started as a series of backup solutions developed and marketed by the company with the same name until Dell acquired the company in February 2012.
On Friday, Feb. 24 2012, Dell announced the acquisition of AppAssure, renaming it Dell AppAssure, which became a part of Dell Software Group portfolio. Later, upon a new major version release, the company renamed the AppAssure product to Rapid Recovery.
On November 1, 2016, Francisco Partners and Elliot Management acquired Dell Software Group, which was re-launched as Quest Software and SonicWALL. Rapid Recovery is currently part of the Quest portfolio.
Rapid Recovery software optimizes users’ application experience and simplifies backup and recovery. Rapid Recovery protects systems, apps and data, whether it’s physical, virtual and or in the cloud. It connects to the cloud and protects growing virtual environments automatically. In 2016, Rapid Recovery added the ability to implement DraaS in the Azure cloud.
The technology is available as software or in rack-mountable appliances (DL Series Appliances).
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