StorSimple Integrates Enterprise Data Centers with Google Cloud Storage
StorSimple delivers the first VMware certified cloud gateway for Google Cloud Storage
Santa Clara, Calif. – March 6, 2012 – StorSimple, a leading provider of cloud-integrated enterprise storage, today announced availability of its enterprise appliance for the Google Cloud Storage service. StorSimple’s support for Google Cloud Storage extends the capabilities of Google’s enterprise customer base, enabling organizations with VMware environments to fully utilize the Google cloud for data storage with integrated backup, archival and disaster recovery. StorSimple is the only enterprise appliance that is VMware certified and was named a finalist for the Best of VMworld 2011.
Google Cloud Storage is a RESTful service for storing and accessing data on Google infrastructure. The service combines the performance and scalability of Google's cloud with advanced security and sharing capabilities.
“We see significant value in what StorSimple delivers to extend our reach to enterprises using VMware connected to the cloud,” said Martin Buhr, head of technology partnerships for Google’s cloud infrastructure offerings. “We are pleased to offer customers a VMware certified solution that enhances the performance, scalability and security of storage using Google Cloud Storage and StorSimple.” StorSimple enables enterprises to deepen their relationship with Google by using Google Cloud Storage for primary storage, live archiving, backup tape elimination and disaster recovery in a single on-premise appliance. The benefit to customers is a 60 to 80 percent reduction in the cost of storage.
“Traditional storage infrastructure accounts for almost two-thirds of the footprint in most enterprise data centers,” said Ursheet Parikh, StorSimple co-founder and CEO. “What we do is collapse several different storage devices into a single appliance that is seamlessly integrated into cloud services like Google Cloud Storage. As a result, we bring the economics of the cloud to virtualized data centers, empowering enterprises to tap into the billions of dollars invested in Google data centers. We are excited to bring the benefits of Google Cloud Storage to our customers.”
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StorSimple (www.storsimple.com) is the leader in cloud-integrated enterprise storage for Windows and VMware environments. StorSimple securely and transparently integrates cloud storage for on-premises applications and offers a single appliance that delivers high-performance tiered local and cloud storage, live archiving, cloud-based data protection and disaster recovery, reducing cost by up to 80 percent compared to traditional enterprise storage. StorSimple has uniquely achieved the most stringent “Certified for Windows Server 2008” and VMware Ready certifications, and was named the Microsoft BizSpark Partner of the Year 2011 and a Best of VMworld 2011 Finalist. The StorSimple 5010 and 7010 appliances were named 2011 Products of the Year in the Storage Systems category by Storage magazine/SearchStorage.com.
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