TwinStrata Announces Support for VMware High Availability

CloudArray® Decreases Downtime for Off-Site Data Protection

Oct 27, 2010, 09:00 ET from TwinStrata, Inc.

NATICK, Mass., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- TwinStrata, Inc., a pioneer in Cloud Storage data protection solutions, today announced it has successfully qualified CloudArray® with VMware High Availability (HA), a component of VMware Infrastructure™ - the industry's most complete and robust virtualization platform. With this qualification, TwinStrata's enterprise-class CloudArray software further enables organizations using VMware to maximize off-site data protection uptime and reduce downtime management costs.

TwinStrata's CloudArray software running on VMware provides seamless protection of CloudArray VMs, application data, and off-site backup operations in the event of hardware failure. Additionally, CloudArray customers using VMware HA can eliminate complex manual recovery steps, decrease planned and unplanned downtime, drive data protection stability across the business, and improve productivity.

Roger Michelson, VP and COO of BNMC, says, "TwinStrata greatly enhances our customers' business resiliency by providing seamless 'zero-U' iSCSI storage that 'stretches' VMware's High Availability into the cloud.  The TwinStrata CloudArray plugs right into our customers' existing VMware environment and works seamlessly with our customers' existing backup infrastructure to protect all assets."

"Enterprises consistently look for ways to cut costs and improve the security and reliability of their data protection solutions," said Nicos Vekiarides, CEO TwinStrata. "With support for multiple VMware availability options, TwinStrata's CloudArray ensures off-site data protection operations are uninterrupted."

Available as a physical or virtual appliance, the CloudArray family of automated data protection solutions provides flexible software, hardware or mixed deployment options for both on-premise and in the cloud.

CloudArray is a groundbreaking automated, policy-driven data protection and disaster recovery (DR) solution that enables businesses to quickly, easily and affordably deploy enterprise-class data protection, both on-site and off-site. CloudArray customers enjoy data protection that delivers local storage speeds while leveraging the on-demand scalability and adaptability of cloud storage. CloudArray's open architecture supports industry-leading choices of on-site storage, off-site cloud storage and hardware or software packaging with unprecedented flexibility to meet reliability, performance and cost requirements.

CloudArray with built-in VMware HA support is available from TwinStrata and through its network of partners. For more information, visit, email or call 508-651-0199.

About TwinStrata, Inc.

TwinStrata provides enterprise-class data protection solutions that are simple, affordable, and secure.  These solutions leverage the scalability and efficiency of cloud storage while maintaining the availability, performance and security of local storage. The company's CloudArray™ software provides a substantial cost savings over traditional off-site storage solutions, with a pay-as-you-go growth model, unlimited elastic capacity, local performance, in-cloud snapshots, AES 256 bit encryption, and on-site, off-site, or in-the-cloud access to data. For more information about TwinStrata and CloudArray software, visit

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