Infineta Systems Joins the NetApp Alliance Partner Program Collaboration between Infineta and NetApp enables customers to accelerate replication and backup workflows at multi-Gigabit speeds over any distance

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Infineta Systems, the first and only provider of WAN optimization solutions for Big Traffic workflows, announced today its membership in the NetApp Alliance Partner Program. Infineta's solutions will enable NetApp customers to speed up SnapMirror®-based replication and SnapVault-based backup/recovery workflows by up to 85%, significantly reduce WAN bandwidth usage and make use of cost-effective WAN alternatives (e.g. MPLS) for overall OpEx reduction.

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Infineta's Data Mobility Switch (DMS) is the only WAN optimization system that scales to multi-Gigabit speeds, making it the ideal acceleration choice for next-generation data protection projects. The deduplication feature available with the NetApp Data ONTAP® operating architecture is complemented by the data reduction benefits delivered by the DMS, further reducing the WAN traffic footprint by as much as 85%. Additionally, customers can protect their critical SnapMirror and SnapVault traffic from the adverse impacts of WAN congestion and loss through the special-purpose, highly tuned TCP optimization features available on the DMS, enabling them to not only extend data protection workflows to longer distances, but also make use of shared WANs, e.g. MPLS and IP-VPN. A solutions brief describing the value delivered by Infineta and NetApp is available at http://solutionconnection.netapp.com/Core/DownloadDoc.aspx?documentID=3549&contentID=14294.

"With enterprise data volumes growing at a staggering pace, enterprises are hard-pressed to keep up with growing WAN bandwidth requirements to meet their replication and backup needs," said Haseeb Budhani, Chief Product Officer for Infineta Systems. "Upgrading WAN bandwidth is only a temporary solution to a growing problem, and comes at a high price with diminishing returns. We are excited to be working with NetApp to deliver a reliable way for customers to drive five times more replication and backup traffic over their existing WANs, and enable them to drive multi-Gigabit storage traffic over shared WANs, such as for MPLS."

About NetApp Alliance Partner Program

NetApp Alliance Partner Program provides qualified infrastructure and application providers with access to NetApp solutions, software development kits, technical support, training, certification, product information, and marketing and sales assistance. Customers benefit by having access to best-of-breed partner solutions that are tested to work with NetApp storage. Additional information on the NetApp Alliance Partner Program is available at http://www.netapp.com/alliances

About Infineta Systems

Based in San Jose, California, Infineta Systems is a privately held, leading provider of WAN optimization systems for Big Traffic. The company's patented Velocity Dedupe Engine delivers unprecedented levels of throughput, scalability and bandwidth capacity to support critical machine-scale workflows across the data center interconnect. Its flagship product, the Infineta Data Mobility Switch, accelerates multi-gigabit BCDR (Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery), cross-site virtualization, and Big Data traffic. The company is backed by Rembrandt Venture Partners, Alloy Ventures and North Bridge Venture Partners. For more information visit www.infineta.com.

Infineta, Infineta Systems, Data Mobility Switch, and Velocity Dedupe Engine are trademarks or registered trademarks of Infineta Systems, Inc., in the U.S. All other product and company names herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.

NetApp, the NetApp logo, and Go further, faster are trademarks or registered trademarks of NetApp, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. All other brands or products are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders and should be treated as such. The use of the word "partner" or "partnership" does not imply a legal partnership between NetApp and any other company.

For more information visit: https://solutionconnection.netapp.com/infineta-systems-wan-optimization.aspx

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