News | May 7, 2012

NaviSite Launches NaviCloud Intelligent Storage

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Key Component for BCDR and Managing Big Data in the Cloud

Las Vegas, NV – INTEROP 2012 –  NaviSite, Inc., a premier provider of enterprise-class hosting, managed application, managed messaging and managed cloud services, today introduced NaviCloud Intelligent Storage (NCIS) that enables enterprises to store, manage, and protect distributed, unstructured content with a flexible and scalable solution. NCIS offers IT an easy to manage, secure and reliable managed cloud storage solution that complements existing storage and retention requirements while also addressing several new business needs around mobility and on-demand storage.  NaviSite will be showcasing the new solution at Interop 2012 in Las Vegas, Mandalay Bay, May 8-10, at booth #915.

According to the February 2012 Forrester Research, Inc. report Top Ten Storage Predictions for I&O Professionals by Vanessa Alvarez and Andrew Reichman, storage represented an average of 15% of the total IT budget in 2011 which means organizations will need to look at all their options before making huge investments in costly infrastructure. According to the report, in 2012,”Cloud storage becomes a viable enterprise option.” 

Leveraging the EMC Atmos cloud storage platform, NCIS allows NaviSite to offer:

  • Storage-as-a-Service:  Scalable, pay-per-use cloud storage helps IT manage massive data growth and storage budget. Customers may scale up or down dynamically.
  • Mobile File Share and Endpoint backup: Secure end user data portability and access from anywhere in the world and from any compatible device.
  • Archival Storage and Recovery:  Eliminate the need for forklift backup upgrades or replacement by connecting existing backup platform to NCIS for long term backup and archiving.
  • Network Attached Storage (NAS) Extension: Archive existing file systems in a manner that allows for longer use of legacy systems.

“NaviSite recognizes the rapidly increasing data storage needs of today’s enterprises and is excited to add such a robust and flexible storage solution to our existing portfolio,” said Chris Patterson, product manager, NaviSite. “NaviCloud Intelligent Storage is a cornerstone to providing our customers with scalable and secure mobile cloud storage, big data archival, and business continuity and disaster recovery solutions.”

“EMC is pleased that NaviSite has chosen EMC Atmos to power their NaviCloud Intelligent Storage platform,” said Jon Martin, senior director of product management and marketing, EMC Cloud Infrastructure Group.  “Delivering innovative, best-in-class solutions that offer choice, control, flexibility and cost efficiencies are top of mind for today’s enterprises and with the launch of NCIS, NaviSite continues their focus of enabling customers to deliver leading edge cloud solutions.”

About NaviSite
NaviSite, Inc., a Time Warner Cable Company, is a leading international provider of enterprise-class, cloud-enabled hosting, managed applications and services. NaviSite provides a full suite of reliable and scalable managed services, including Application Services, industry-leading Enterprise Hosting, and Managed Cloud Services for organizations looking to outsource IT infrastructures and lower their capital and operational costs. Enterprise customers depend on NaviSite for customized solutions, delivered through a global footprint of state-of-the-art data centers. For more information about NaviSite’s services, please visit www.navisite.com.

SOURCE: NaviSite

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