Unitrends develops enterprise-class virtual, physical, and cloud-based backup and disaster recovery solutions, allowing IT professionals to protect and quickly restore data, applications, operating systems, and hypervisors. It is headquartered in Columbia, S.C., with a sales and marketing center in Burlington, Mass., an international operation based in London, and regional offices around the world. Unitrends was founded in 1989 in Myrtle Beach, S.C., by Dr. Steve Schwartz, to protect his patients’ medical information. In 2003, the company launched its first product and garnered several rounds of venture capital funding. In 2009, Unitrends named Mike Coney as President and CEO and entered a phase of re-invention and rapid business acceleration that has culminated in 19 consecutive quarters of growth.