SAN DIEGO -- Nirvanix, the premier enterprise Cloud Storage service provider, today announced that its CloudNAS enterprise-class storage software has been certified as Ocarina Optimized. This designation indicates that Ocarina has conducted extensive testing and integration efforts to ensure its solution is optimized for the Nirvanix platform.
Ultimately, the certification means that Ocarina and Nirvanix can immediately offer capacity-optimized storage products that deliver additional cost savings and improved throughput to customers looking to leverage content-aware compression and object deduplication as part of an overall Cloud Storage solution.
CloudNAS is a software-only NAS solution offering enhanced secure data transfers to any of Nirvanix's globally distributed storage nodes via CIFS or NFS. The application enables organizations to integrate Cloud Storage into their existing storage processes offering globally accessible, scalable storage within minutes. By selecting Nirvanix Ocarina Optimized solutions, organizations can further reduce their costs while optimizing transfers of large data sets to the Cloud. Ocarinas patented three-step ECOsystem Extract, Correlate and Optimize is the worlds first content-aware optimization technology to deliver up to a 10-to-1 reduction in the size of files, such as MS Office documents, PDFs, ZIPs, and rich media, that are driving the growth of online storage.
Cloud vendors provide dramatic cost and management advantages over in-house infrastructure by deploying industry-leading technologies. said Dave Withers, VP Strategic Markets and Business Development at Ocarina Networks. The addition of content aware optimization enables organizations to achieve up to a 10X cost advantages over the already breakthrough economics of cloud storage. With this certification, Nirvanix clearly takes the lead in offering cloud storage to the enterprise.