CAMPBELL, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/29/13 -- Panzura, a leading provider of global cloud storage solutions, today announced that its award-winning Global Cloud Storage System has been certified by Cisco for its UCS E Server, providing all the Panzura benefits of local NAS features and performance plus seamless integration with all major cloud storage platforms for cost and scalability. The Panzura Quicksilver Cloud Storage Controller runs as an ESX virtual machine (VM) on Cisco's UCS E Server, bringing cloud storage benefits to remote office-back office (ROBO) locations. Quicksilver controllers are available in both physical and virtual form factors, providing a variety of cost/feature/performance options with accelerating popularity among global enterprises (see sister Panzura release today on its market momentum).
"Adding Panzura to the Cisco Developer Network as a VM for the UCS E Server brings enterprise-class cloud-attached storage to Cisco users for the first time," said Jim Thayer, vice president of channels and business development at Panzura. "No other cloud storage solution supplies Panzura's scale, features, military-grade security, or performance to Cisco users."
The Cisco-certified Quicksilver VM can be used alone or in concert with physical or virtual Quicksilver controllers used throughout an enterprise's infrastructure to enable seamless cloud storage, file sharing, data protection, and access to any data from anywhere anytime by any user, subject to permission policies. The Panzura platform, dubbed "NetApp in the Sky" by analysts, brings all the standard features of local NAS combined with a global file system, local caching/pinning, inline global deduplication, military-grade encryption, AD-integration and access control lists, and WAN optimization.
Panzura optimizes enterprise data storage management and distribution in the cloud, making cloud storage simple and secure. Panzura's revolutionary global cloud storage solution seamlessly combines the flexibility, performance and productivity benefits of distributed storage with the manageability, security and cost benefits of centralized storage, overcoming fundamental "administrator vs. user" and "budget vs. performance" conflicts. With Panzura, data location no longer affects usage. Panzura: Cloud Storage Made Seamless. For more information, visit www.panzura.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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