Data deduplication is now an available upgrade option across all of StoneFly’s storage appliances.
Hayward, Cal – June 12, 2013 – StoneFly, the recognized leader in high-performance Unified Scale Out Storage technology, today announced that they have integrated Permabit Technology Corporation’s leading Albireo data deduplication technology into StoneFly’s 8th generation release of their award-winning StoneFusion software to further enhance storage optimization of information in enterprise environments.
StoneFly’s StoneFusion network storage operating system architecture brings in block level storage intelligence to the IP network core in addition to offering Scale Out NAS technology. StoneFly’s IP SAN appliances deliver all the benefits of managed SANs: increased storage utilization through resource consolidation, storage provisioning, centralized access control, volume management, and advanced storage services including Active/Active clustering, mirroring, replication, encryption, snapshots, and thin provisioning.
By partnering with Permabit, StoneFly is able to seamlessly add data deduplication to its solutions without negatively impacting its differentiating capabilities or reducing performance.
“We are committed to working with technology partners to deliver the best solutions available to meet the demanding storage needs of our customers,” said Mo Tahmasebi, President and CEO of StoneFly.
“Implementing Permabit Albireo into our solutions means that we are better able to provide the widest range of options through additional storage optimization features that offer a cascading amount of benefits throughout the IT infrastructure.”
StoneFly’s IP SAN and Scale Out NAS appliances provide the highest performing, flexible, scalable and efficient storage solutions in the market, which can be used as primary storage or for backup and disaster recovery, which offers tremendous savings to StoneFly customers. The new data deduplication capability will be offered across StoneFly’s entire product line, include both physical high-availability appliances and StoneFly’s SCVM virtual machine which offers extreme flexibility and affordability.
“Data deduplication is a highly sought after feature by companies looking for reliable and cost-effective management of their business-critical data,” said Tom Cook, Permabit CEO. “StoneFly’s StoneFusion operating system enhanced with Albireo data optimization technologies delivers comprehensive storage efficiency to their customers.”
To learn more about StoneFly’s Unified Storage Appliances, please visit StoneFly’s web site at stonefly.com or call 510.265.1616.
Permabit is a recognized leader in data efficiency technology, enabling OEMs to leverage their R&D investment, increase margin, accelerate time to market and achieve competitive advantage. Permabit Albireo software massively improves performance and efficiency of data creation, transmission and storage. Solutions built with Albireo are being delivered by leading hardware, software and service providers. Our partners include Hitachi Data Systems (HDS), LSI, and StoneFly. Permabit was founded in 2000 by a technical and business team from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. For more information, visit:www.permabit.com
About StoneFly, Inc.
StoneFly, Inc., headquartered in San Diego, was founded in April 2000 to deliver upon the vision of simple and affordable storage optimization and disaster recovery protection through IP SAN solutions. StoneFly is a business division of Dynamic Network Factory, Inc. (DNF), a leading maker of high-performance Unified Scale out iSCSI and NAS systems. For more information on StoneFly, please visit www.stonefly.com andwww.iscsi.com
Mike Ivanov, VP Marketing