SOURCE: Coraid


August 07, 2012 07:00 ET

IMPACT Management Deploys Coraid EtherDrive SAN Storage

Ethernet SAN Technology Improves Storage Infrastructure and Increases Sales for Leading SharePoint Supplier

REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 7, 2012) - Coraid® Inc., a leading developer of Ethernet SAN solutions with more than 1,500 customers worldwide, today announced that IMPACT Management, a leading provider of Microsoft SharePoint solutions for over 10 years, has selected Coraid EtherDrive storage solutions to deploy in its datacenter and to resell. By deploying EtherDrive, a storage area network (SAN) that runs on raw Ethernet, IMPACT Management doubled its storage throughput, increased system reliability and simplified its storage infrastructure.

"Coraid is so easy that in a couple of weeks we've completely re-architected our network, increased reliability and introduced significant improvements in backup and recovery," said Pat Esposito, president and CEO of IMPACT Management. "Storage technology this powerful will help us exceed our customer expectations and drive more sales."

IMPACT Management specializes in solving real-world business problems by creating innovative solutions and applications on the Microsoft SharePoint platform for customers in a range of industries, including healthcare, higher education and private industry. SharePoint is a proven and increasingly popular platform for a wide array of business functions, from collaboration and web content management to business intelligence and automation. As a SharePoint expert, IMPACT Management has helped dozens of businesses make dramatic improvements in business processes and ROI through its solutions, services and products.

Coraid EtherDrive solutions provide enterprises of all sizes with flexible, high-performance storage while eliminating the complexity of traditional SAN solutions. Using an innovative scale-out storage architecture and standard Ethernet, Coraid EtherDrive storage arrays provide lower OPEX and faster-than-Fibre-Channel performance at commodity-hardware economics. EtherDrive is ideally suited to dynamic high-performance computing, virtualization, video and cloud-computing environments.

About IMPACT Management
In business since 1998, IMPACT Management is a premier Microsoft Gold Certified Partner that specializes in creating innovative SharePoint solutions for their customers -- Educational Institutions, Healthcare Organizations and Commercial Accounts. Every SharePoint solution IMPACT Management develops reflects their expertise and provides the highest-performing SharePoint technology solutions you can buy. IMPACT Management is comprised of motivated, high performance professionals who deliver what they promise and never underestimate the importance of keeping a commitment. IMPACT Management, SharePoint experts who make your technology do more, can be reached at its website, or at 1-877-821-8388.

About Coraid
Coraid redefines storage economics with its breakthrough line of EtherDrive storage solutions. EtherDrive delivers scale-out performance, Ethernet simplicity, and faster than Fibre Channel performance at commodity hardware economics. Designed from the ground up for virtualization and cloud architectures, Coraid solutions have been deployed by more than 1,500 customers worldwide. For more information, visit or follow Coraid on Twitter at or LinkedIn at

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