SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- VMWORLD -- Nirvanix, the leading provider of enterprise-class cloud storage services, and TwinStrata, the leading innovator of cloud-based data storage, backup and disaster recovery solutions, today announced the availability of a pre-tested, fully integrated cloud storage starter kit that combines 50TB of Nirvanix cloud storage with TwinStrata's enterprise-class CloudArray® to provide a complete solution for a single annual rate of $48K all-inclusive. The cloud starter kit provides the infrastructure enterprise customers need for backup, archiving and global collaboration in one solution under one integrated set of SLAs and is available through Nirvanix channel partners and direct sales worldwide.
As more customers experience superior economics and improved business agility by including cloud storage in their overall IT strategy, a growing number of organizations are seeking to capitalize on those same benefits. The introduction of a pre-packaged solution for the enterprise from Nirvanix and TwinStrata directly targets four key requirements identified by organizations:
- Affordability—customers are looking for cost savings from cloud storage; the Nirvanix-CloudArray provides customers with cloud storage at an affordable annual rate with no additional fees.
- Simplicity—IT departments are seeking to greatly simplify and streamline their environments. The Nirvanix-CloudArray ensures that cloud storage is easier to implement than conventional storage systems by using familiar iSCSI protocols and seamlessly integrating with the Nirvanix Cloud Storage Network™, Hybrid Cloud Storage and Private Cloud Storage services.
- Performance—the complete solution comes with 12TB of high-performance and dynamic on-site cache to ensure response rates are equivalent to local performance for the most frequently accessed data sets.
- Security—Nirvanix already provides military-grade, multi-level security at the user, data storage and physical data center levels. The complete solution also includes TwinStrata's at-rest and in-flight encryption, local key management and volume access control for even greater assurance.
Enterprises benefit from a single vendor solution and not having to deal with the maintenance headaches and the never-ending technology refresh cycles and data migration that plagues all conventional storage systems reaching their end of life (EOL).
"Our customers have been asking for enterprise-grade cloud storage solutions that they can implement easily, affordably and quickly," said Nicos Vekiarides, CEO, TwinStrata. "Nirvanix has proven repeatedly that it easily supports the robust, multi-petabyte cloud storage environments that our enterprise customers demand. This Nirvanix-TwinStrata pre-packed solution gives those enterprises everything they need at a simple, flat annual rate, making cloud storage for businesses more convenient than ever."
"Companies across a multitude of industry verticals are looking to reap the benefits of cloud storage as quickly as possible," said Scott Genereux, President and CEO, Nirvanix. "Our experience with large-scale, global cloud storage deployments as well as our in-house tests confirm that TwinStrata CloudArray repeatedly shows itself to be a highly intuitive enterprise-class product. This bundled solution offers our joint customers an avenue to quickly, cost-effectively, and securely incorporate cloud storage into their global strategy."
TwinStrata is an innovator in enterprise-class data storage, data protection and disaster recovery/business continuity solutions using cloud storage. With TwinStrata CloudArray®, companies of all sizes can simply and economically leverage the scalability and efficiency of cloud storage while maintaining the availability, performance and security of local storage. CloudArray software and hardware solutions support all file and operating systems, and deliver substantial advantages over traditional off-site storage solutions, including a pay-as-you-go model, unlimited elastic capacity, local performance, in-cloud snapshots and disaster recovery, dynamic caching, automated policies, AES256 encryption, and continuous access to data. For more information visit www.twinstrata.com or call +1 508-651-0199.
Nirvanix is the leading provider of enterprise-class cloud storage services designed specifically for customers with expectations of extreme security, reliability and redundancy. Under its CloudComplete™ portfolio, Nirvanix is the only company that offers fully managed public, hybrid and private cloud storage services with usage-based pricing. The company's battle-hardened, proven second generation technology is utilized by leading IT OEMs and is fully integrated with third-party backup and archiving software products and appliances, enabling One Click to the Cloud™. Nirvanix has global customers accessing its Cloud Storage Network™, from SMBs to Fortune 500 companies.
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