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ParaScale Launches New Cloud Storage Software

March 30, 2009 by · Comments Off on ParaScale Launches New Cloud Storage Software 

Webmaster NewsNEW YORK – ParaScale, Inc., a startup company developing cloud storage solutions, announced today at Sys-Con’s Cloud Computing Conference & Expo the immediate global availability of ParaScale Cloud Storage (PCS) software. As a software-only solution that can be downloaded from the web and applied to any standard Linux platform, PCS enables hundreds of commodity servers to be clustered together to act as a file repository with massive capacity and parallel throughput. PCS is being used by leading enterprise and service provider organizations including Blue Coat Systems, Carpathia Hosting, Sony Pictures Imageworks, and Stanford Genome Technology Center. Additionally, technology providers including Vembu Technologies and South River Technologies have embraced ParaScale’s Cloud Storage software to extend the value of their offerings

Steve Kowalski, senior systems architect at Sony Pictures Imageworks said, “We have been able to leverage commodity economics in all parts of our infrastructure, but storage has been the holdout. After realizing benefits across workstations, render farms, and operating systems, we have the opportunity to see the benefits of commodity hardware in storage.” Read more

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