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Gridstore Achieves Significant Milestones as It Delivers on the Promise of Software Defined Storage
Company Momentum Fueled by Explosive Scale-Out Storage Opportunity to Support Unmet Storage Demands in Big Data, Cloud and Virtualized Environments
By: Marketwired .
Jan. 18, 2013 09:00 AM
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/18/13 -- Gridstore, the leader in software defined storage solutions, today announced significant momentum for 2012, surpassing company expectations across all operational areas as it successfully delivers on the promise of software defined storage. For Gridstore, 2012 was marked by a number of milestones including rapid customer adoption, the launch of an expanded partner ecosystem, the attraction of fresh funding in October 2012, and a growing portfolio of industry accolades and awards.
As businesses of all sizes suffer from the explosion of data growth, Gridstore is meeting data influx needs that monolithic legacy architectures have not been able to solve. As the first to market with an advanced software-defined, scale-out storage platform, Gridstore's solution is able to scale as a business' data needs scale, without over-provisioning or wasting capacity. Gridstore's flagship product, The Grid revolutionizes the way storage is managed and seamlessly integrated into existing environments. It delivers scalability, performance and cost-efficiency to support unmet storage demands in big data, cloud and virtualized environments.
"The proliferation of data across companies of all sizes is increasing the complexity of maintenance, data protection, and availability for IT departments. The mid-market feels the pressures of these issues most and therefore demands a storage infrastructure that is aligned to solve these challenges," said Amita Potnis, senior research analyst, storage systems for IDC. "Gridstore's scale-out storage solution called the Grid is specifically designed for the mid-market that is suffering from influx of data and can no longer scale using traditional storage."
As it successfully responds to the needs of the mid-tier market for dynamically scalable storage, Gridstore achieved the following company milestones during 2012:
Gridstore has also been recognized with the following industry accolades and awards during 2012:
"Our significant performance throughout 2012 is continued proof that our approach to scalable, high performance storage is distinctly positioned to change the game for today's storage paradigm," said Kelly Murphy, CEO, Gridstore. "In 2013, you will see Software Defined Storage emerge as the ideal architecture for the virtualized data center. And, as a result, customers will be able to benefit from the best possible price/performance combination with the flexibility and simplicity that is not possible with the monolithic storage solutions of yesterday."
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