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Nirvanix Enables Silicon Mountain's 'Embeddable' Cloud Storage for OEMs
Software Suite Enables Storage and Computing Companies to Seamlessly Integrate Cloud Storage with Product Offerings
By: Cloud News Desk
Aug. 13, 2008 12:00 PM
Nirvanix announced that it is powering Silicon Mountain Holdings' embeddable OEM software suite for companies seeking to extend their storage products' reach with a global online backup and file sharing service complement. This announcement further attests to Nirvanix's continued growth in worldwide partnerships under its "Experiencing Nirvanix" embeddable brand.
The first products to utilize this newly developed white-labeled solution will be
Both products and details will be formally announced by
Digital content by home users alone is predicted to reach more than nine terabytes (9,000 gigabytes) of files by 2013, according to a report titled "Digital Storage in Consumer Electronics: 2008," by Tom Coughlin, a well-respected data storage consultant.
"We looked at the market landscape and found the Nirvanix SDN was the only embeddable cloud storage platform capable of extending myStorango far, far beyond mere remote backup and into feature-rich media sharing and management right out of the home or office," said Steven King, Chairman of the Board, Silicon Mountain. "We are very pleased with the testing and beta reception of myStorango and its potential to enhance the value of user data by enabling any authorized party to access, organize, share and protect their digital assets, including music, video, digital libraries, photographs, business records and other confidential data from anywhere."
"The confluence of cloud storage and device storage in the home and office is a definite trend," said Adam Couture, principal research analyst at Gartner. "Endpoint devices can be lost or stolen. Storage arrays and local backup devices are susceptible to data corruption or catastrophic events such as fire or flood. Makers of these devices are beginning to understand the need to protect customer data off site. We think that is a trend that will become increasingly common."
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