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February 05, 2015 14:43 ET

Edge Solutions Media Technologies Partners With SwiftStack to Deliver Massively Scalable Object Storage for the Media and Entertainment Industry

Partners Unite in Bringing Resilient and Agile Software-Defined Storage to Enterprises That Require Efficiency for Massive Volumes of Content

ATLANTA, GA and SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 5, 2015) - Edge Solutions, a woman-owned technology solution provider, and SwiftStack, an industry leading software-defined storage company, today announced that they are partnering in the delivery of highly-scalable object storage solutions for the media and entertainment industry. Together, Edge Solutions and SwiftStack will empower media and entertainment enterprises with the resilient and agile storage infrastructure they require to deliver more content with less effort.

"Media and entertainment organizations are faced with ever-escalating demands to efficiently deliver high volumes of content while lowering the total cost of ownership for their technology implementations," said Stephen Woodward, Director of the Edge Solutions Media Technologies division. "Our partnership with SwiftStack provides our clients with a software-defined storage platform that will work to both optimize digital media workflows and achieve the greater efficiencies needed for the scalability, reliability and availability both broadcast engineering and IT operations teams require."

SwiftStack provides enterprises with a software-defined storage platform that delivers a massively scalable private cloud. At SwiftStack's core is the OpenStack Swift object storage engine, which also powers the world's largest public clouds. This uniquely scalable, resilient solution offers seamless integration with existing enterprise infrastructure for exceptional cost efficiency and time-to-value. When paired with the applications required by the media and entertainment industry, the SwiftStack software-defined architecture enables organizations to cost efficiently deliver content at exceptional speed, availability and reliability.

"In an era where the demand for media content is greater than ever, SwiftStack is pleased to be partnering with the Edge Solutions Media Technologies team to empower media and entertainment organizations with the software-defined storage architecture that helps them to more efficiently manage their explosive data growth," said Joe Arnold, CEO of SwiftStack.

Systems powered by SwiftStack software-defined storage technology are available now from Edge Solutions and are designed specifically to meet the unique requirements of each deployment.

About Edge Solutions
Edge Solutions delivers proactive solutions that provide a competitive advantage. The company's team of industry experts is dedicated to providing the right technology solution with expertise in data storage, converged infrastructure, virtualization, data security, networking, cloud computing, professional services, asset and services contract management to organizations across the Southern United States. For more information about Edge Solutions, visit http://www.edge-solutions.com.

About SwiftStack
SwiftStack is an industry leading software-defined storage company. With OpenStack's object storage project Swift at its core, SwiftStack offers a flexible and powerful software platform that allows operators to deploy, integrate and scale on standard hardware. With SwiftStack, applications developers and operations teams can leverage the power of an object storage infrastructure with the control, security and total cost of ownership their business demands. Launched in 2011, the company boasts support for large enterprise F500 customers. SwiftStack is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices globally, and is backed by top-tier investors, including Mayfield Fund and Storm Ventures. Connect with us on Twitter and LinkedIn, or please visit www.swiftstack.com.

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