WALTHAM, Mass. and IRVINE, Calif., July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanbolic®, the market leader in data management, and Zadara Storage™, the leading provider of enterprise-class storage-as-a-service for public clouds, today announced that the two companies have entered into a strategic agreement under which they will join together to deliver enterprise-class storage with high availability application clustering, via the world's leading public cloud providers, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Rackspace Hosting. The new Sanbolic and Zadara offering will enable customers to leverage Zadara's Virtual Private Storage Array™ (VPSA™) service and Sanbolic's Melio™ data management software together with the products/services provided by the world's foremost public cloud providers, in order to extend the availability, scalability, performance, protection and management efficiency of business critical applications and data, while dramatically increasing flexibility and reducing the total cost of ownership (TCO).
"Zadara's innovative VPSA service provides customers with the same capabilities, performance and availability of on-premise, enterprise SAN/NAS arrays, without the necessity of expensive upfront capital or long-term commitment," said Nelson Nahum, CEO and Co-Founder, Zadara Storage. "By combining Zadara storage with Sanbolic data management software, together with the products and services provided by the biggest names in public cloud, customers can now confidently move their business critical applications such as Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft SharePoint, Windows file-/web-serving, analytics and VDI into the public cloud and enjoy unmatched scalability, availability, performance and ease-of-management, as well as unmatched data protection, privacy and security – at an absolutely unbeatable entry price."
"The advantages of being able to span business critical applications from on-premise data centers to a public cloud are impossible to ignore, starting with huge efficiency increases and significant cost decreases – to dramatic enhancements in scalability, availability, performance, and disaster recoverability/data protection," said Momchil "Memo" Michailov, CEO and Co-Founder, Sanbolic. "Now, business organizations can easily and confidently 'plug into' these benefits when they leverage the combined Sanbolic and Zadara offering, and in doing so completely level the playing field and then, re-dedicate the valuable expertise of their IT professionals to activities that directly contribute to the bottom-line, speed time-to-market and increase competitive advantage."
In related news, Sanbolic recently announced Sanbolic Melio AppCluster™ support for public clouds. Sanbolic AppCluster, a Microsoft SQL Server specific module within its Melio™ software, extends the agility, high availability (HA), and scalability of SQL Server workloads across physical, virtualized, and now – both private and public cloud environments. With the addition of public cloud support, customers are now able to further minimize the cost and complexity of managing SQL Server clusters, while extending the economics of public cloud to one of the most widely deployed database server and information platforms in the world.
For further information on the joint Sanbolic and Zadara Public Cloud Service, available today to customers of Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Rackspace, please visit: http://www.sanbolic.com/melio-cloud.htm or http://www.zadarastorage.com/solutions/meliosqlcluster.
About Zadara Storage, Inc.
Zadara Storage, Inc., based in Irvine, California, revolutionizes the Cloud by offering a high-performance, high availability, primary block storage service at major Public Cloud providers (including Amazon Web Services as an AWS Solution Provider, Rackspace as a Rackspace Cloud Tools Partner and OpSource as an OpSource Cloud Solution Provider). With Zadara's Virtual Private Storage Array™ (VPSA™) service, subscribers are able to run databases and other demanding applications in the public cloud, easily, effectively and consistently. Zadara VPSAs combine the privacy, control and consistent performance of on-premise enterprise storage systems with cloud economics, flexibility and ease of use. For further information, please visit: www.zadarastorage.com.
About Sanbolic, Inc.
Founded in 2000, Sanbolic® is a global leader in data management. Its Melio™ software suite delivers dramatically increased levels of application availability, scalability, protection and performance while decreasing cost and management complexity across enterprise data center applications such as Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft SharePoint and Windows file-/web-serving, Citrix XenDesktop virtual desktop (VDI), and Microsoft Hyper-V private cloud environments. For further information please visit the Sanbolic website at: www.sanbolic.com or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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