Zadara™ Storage available through the Rackspace Cloud Tools Marketplace to Support Open Cloud Ecosystem

Online Cloud Tools Marketplace Delivers Broad Spectrum of Products and Services

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Zadara™ Storage, Inc. today announced that it has expanded its Virtual Private Storage Array (VPSA™) solution, a Cloud Block and File Storage service for demanding applications, to the Rackspace open cloud. The VPSA service is available for first generation Cloud Servers and Cloud Servers powered by OpenStack® through the enhanced Cloud Tools Marketplace from Rackspace (NYSE: RAX), the open cloud company.  This marketplace will serve as a gateway to an open ecosystem of cloud solutions, which will give customers access to a broad range of tools available for the Rackspace® open cloud. 

Zadara's VPSAs are designed from the ground up for the cloud. By combining the best of traditional Enterprise Storage (SAN and NAS) and cloud storage—Predictable Performance™, scale, reliability, and privacy—they finally put an end to cloud migration dilemmas. Even security is addressed, providing encryption both at-rest and in-flight. Data privacy is assured because customers own and manage their cryptographic keys.

The Rackspace Cloud Tools Marketplace is a comprehensive catalog of innovative, third-party developed applications designed for the Rackspace open cloud.  Additionally, through the marketplace, customers can now browse, review and connect to cloud solutions focused on management, monitoring, application deployment and a host of other areas.  By leveraging Openstack and developing solutions specifically for Rackspace open cloud, Zadara Storage provides increased flexibility for customers and helps them avoid vendor lock-in. 

By adding Zadara's VPSA Cloud Block and File Storage service to the Marketplace, customers can now easily select from three preconfigured packages:

1.) Start-up Package with three 600GB SAS drives. Great for start-up SaaS customers.

2.) Solid State Flash Package with four SSD drives. For customers needing ultra-high IOPS.

3.) Enterprise Package includes a Boost Zadara Engine and twenty 600GB SAS drives for high IOPS and capacity.

All packages come with a FREE 15-day trial.

Zadara's VPSA solution on the Rackspace Cloud offers customers a scalable cloud block and file storage option," said Bob Bardwell, manager of business development at Rackspace.  "We are excited that Zadara is now offering this additional flexibility via the Cloud Tools Marketplace."

For more information on the VPSA Cloud Block and File Storage Solution, please visit www.zadarastorage.com.

About Zadara™ Storage

Winner of Venturebeat's and Under the Radar cloud competitions, Zadara Storage offers Enterprise-class storage for the cloud. With Zadara Storage, cloud storage leapfrogs ahead to provide cloud servers with high-performance, fully configurable, highly available, fully private, tiered storage. By combining the best of Enterprise storage with the best of cloud storage, Zadara Storage takes the cloud to the next level enabling Enterprises to migrate mission-critical applications to the Cloud. Discover the benefits of cloud without the compromise: zadarastorage.com.

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