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ONStor and Thinking SAFE Launch Strategic Alliance

Combined technologies provide effective storage, data backup and recovery

ONStor, the leading provider of scalable clustered NAS solutions for the enterprise, today announced the launch of a strategic alliance with Thinking SAFE, the UK’s leading backup innovator. Through complementary technology, this powerful combined solution enables effective storage, protection and disaster recovery for data within the customer’s IT infrastructure.

The strategic partnership, initiated through ONStor’s reseller Accentuate serves to highlight ONStor’s capability in the back-up market place underlining the importance of a reliable disaster recovery service.

ONStor’s NAS solution is working behind Thinking SAFE’s storage management technology to seamlessly scale storage for retrieved data, with the combined solution offering a powerful and complete storage and disaster recovery solution.

Gerald Sommariva, Managing Director, ONStor UK comments: “ONStor’s scalable clustered NAS solution is highly complementary to Thinking SAFE’s storage management technology. The combined offering provides organisations with an unprecedented combination of storage and protection. We hope this partnership with Thinking SAFE will enable us to provide the highest quality of data security our customers deserve.”

Ed Jones, Managing Director, Thinking Safe Ltd added: “As a business we wanted to partner with a storage company that is focussed on delivering new, high value, data centre focussed storage capabilities. Our customers require highly available, scalable and cost effective ways of managing, securing and providing disaster recovery for their data. The combination of ONStor and Thinking SAFE technologies ensures that we have the perfect platform to support their evolving business requirements.”

ONStor's award-winning Pantera Clustered NAS Systems and Bobcat NAS Gateways consolidate information from multiple Windows, UNIX and Linux devices into a single, highly scalable and effective file storage environment to a range of customers in both private and public sector organisations.

Thinking SAFE’s innovative storage management software platform for the service provider and mid-tier corporate market places is currently used by companies such as National Express Coaches, Tenon Group and GB Airways to improve the robustness of the backup environment, centralise the management of the backup and recovery processes, and dramatically improve disaster recovery capability.


About ONStor

ONStor drives down the cost of storage management by delivering scalable clustered NAS that saves enterprises 50 percent on total cost of ownership with systems that let customers start small and scale massively as their requirements grow. ONStor's award-winning Pantera Clustered NAS Systems and Bobcat NAS Gateways consolidate information from multiple Windows, UNIX and Linux devices into a single, highly scalable file storage environment. The open storage architecture allows existing assets to be leveraged, while integrated file server virtualization enables resources to be redeployed quickly to accommodate changing needs. Proven at hundreds of enterprise customer sites, ONStor delivers the cost-effective approach to scalable storage.

More information about ONStor can be found at .

About Thinking SAFE™ Limited

Thinking SAFE™ provides data backup, recovery and archive solutions for enterprise data management that ensure high-performance data protection, and maximum data availability. The Thinking SAFE™ platform, manages the data during its lifetime through integrated backup/recovery, archiving and replication. Information about Thinking SAFE™ is available by calling +44 (0) 1784 49 73 26 or at Thinking SAFE™ company headquarters is located in the SEEDA Enterprise Hub on the campus of The Royal Holloway University of London, England.

For further information on ONStor, please contact:

Sophie Goodwin/Richard Merrin
Spreckley Partners Limited
T: 020 7388 9988

For further information on Thinking SAFE, please contact:

Katie King
Mobile: 07974 161 179

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