Mountain View, California – (The Hosting News) – March 25, 2008 – Utility and grid computing solutions firm, 3Tera, Inc., has joined ”Cloud Storage” platform provider, Nirvanix, to offer new advanced cloud computing solutions, for website application developers.
3Tera and Nirvanix will be integrating the Nirvanix Storage Delivery Network (SDN), which includes Nirvanix, the premier into the standard AppLogic catalog of virtual appliances. The first such integration is the inclusion of the Nirvanix SDN as a backup target option within the AppLogic Grid Operating System backup dynamic appliance.
Debbie Landa, Founder and CEO of Dealmaker Media, the organizer of Under The Radar conference noted, ”We are happy to see Under The Radar participants starting new partnerships. Both 3Tera and Nirvanix are new to our Graduate Circle of companies, both are offering exciting new technologies that allow emerging companies to easily build, manage and scale their web applications without the need to build and own complex and expensive data centers. Their announcement today is a proof point for our efforts to facilitate new business opportunities and exchange of innovative ideas.”
The solution is designed to enable developers to select the Nirvanix global storage network for the highest performance storage available in the market today. Additionally, by selecting the Nirvanix SDN, AppLogic customers will be able to send backup copies to multiple global locations simultaneously for best practices in disaster recovery. This integrated solution was demonstrated today, live, with a real application grid backing up multiple images and gigabytes of data to the SDN in just a few seconds.
Jonathan Buckley, Chief Marketing Officer for Nirvanix remarked, ”This solution blends together the best of both worlds, Utility Computing and Cloud Storage. The two companies are coming together to address a very real problem for their customer: How to complement the simplicity and automation of a robust Utility Computing platform, with a cost-disruptive, yet most-reliable layer of data protection based on Cloud Storage.”
Bert Armijo, Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Product Management, 3Tera, Inc. added, ”We are excited to work with Nirvanix, because they are bringing innovative high performance storage solutions to Web application developers. We have many users working with large data sets for whom backup and data mobility are serious concerns. Nirvanix performance and reliability provide immediate storage solutions as well as create new application opportunities.”
Under The Radar is a conference series and a blog profiling early-stage innovation, showcasing emerging startups and identifying trends. It began as an evening networking event in April 2003. After months of sold-out events, we were urged by our network of executives and VCs to create a full-day event: effectively a one-stop shop to evaluate and explore new business opportunities, partnerships, potential investments, and trends in several technology sectors. UTR conferences showcase 32 of the most disruptive startups in a sector. The conference takes a hands-on look at the true innovators fueling an explosion of emerging technology and new business opportunities.
Nirvanix is the premier ”Cloud Storage” platform provider. Nirvanix is a privately held company headquartered in San Diego, California and backed by world-class investors including Intel Capital. Nirvanix has built a global cluster of storage nodes collectively referred to as the Storage Delivery Network (SDN), powered by the Nirvanix Internet Media File System (IMFS). The SDN intelligently stores, delivers and processes storage requests in the best network location, providing the best user experience in the marketplace. With the ability to store multiple file copies in multiple geographic nodes, the SDN enables unparalleled data availability for developers, businesses and enterprises.
In February, 3 Tera was named a 2007 Best SaaS Provider, by HostReview, selected for its impact on enabling utility computing solutions for the hosting industry. Featured on the HostReview web site’s 2007 Top 10 Web Host Awards, Best SaaS Provider list, each award category lists companies who have distinguished themselves during the past year and have laid the foundations for continued quality service and innovation in 2008. The Top 10 Web Host Awards honor leading companies in eight different categories.To create their Best of the Year awards, HostReview editors reviewed the achievements of companies during the last year, including their contribution to the hosting industry and the performance of each company in their related category.
3Tera, Inc. is a grid and utility computing firm for the deployment and scaling of web applications. Named a 2007 Category Breaker by NetworkWorld magazine, 3Tera’s AppLogic grid operating system enables the first true utility computing services that completely remove the cost and complexity associated with infrastructure. The operating system converts commodity servers into scalable grids on which users can visually operate deploy and scale transactional web applications without any modification of code. Software-as-a-Service providers, Web 2.0 companies, enterprises and open source developers may obtain new online services, to market by utilizing resources from commodity hosting providers on a pay-as-you-go basis, while maintaining complete control of applications including visual operation, scaling and on-demand resource provisioning using only a browser.
For more information about the conference, please visit: www.undertheradar.com.
To learn more about Nirvanix, please visit: www.nirvanix.com.
For more information about 3Tera, please visit: www.3tera.com.