SOURCE: ioFABRIC Inc.

ioFABRIC Inc.

June 14, 2016 08:30 ET

ioFABRIC Joins Red Hat Embedded Program to Offer Software-Defined Storage to Red Hat Enterprise Data Centers

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - June 14, 2016) - ioFABRIC Inc. today announced it has joined Red Hat's Embedded Program to deliver tested, validated, and certified compatible joint solutions for data services and storage to Red Hat's community and ecosystem.

Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source solutions, offers a broad software portfolio, covering five key technology areas: cloud, middleware, operating platform, storage, and virtualization, all via subscription model. Red Hat gives members of its Embedded Program technical leadership and support for the data center, offering confidence in the maintenance and interoperability of the underlying platforms.

By joining Red Hat's Embedded Program, ioFABRIC will receive development tools; marketing and training resources including co-branding, marketing and sales enablement tools; and exposure at Red Hat-sponsored events.

"As an innovative company itself, Red Hat encourages and rewards innovation in its partners that bring embedded and intelligent systems to market," said Nigel Miller, VP business development at ioFABRIC. "We appreciate that Red Hat has put a focus on business agility, and this is what ioFABRIC Vicinity brings to storage through its efficiency and performance."

ioFABRIC Vicinity delivers agility and ongoing cost savings across a multivendor data center. Vicinity features advanced storage automation that helps unify existing storage resources, centralize storage management, simplify the deployment of flash, and improve storage utilization -- delivering application-specific Quality of Service levels. Vicinity is available through ioFABRIC's reseller and distribution channel, in addition to pre-built appliances with bundled hardware and software.

"The Red Hat Embedded Program offers access to our open source, end-to-end solution stack, enabling quicker delivery of solutions on a common software platform with the features for which Red Hat is known," said Terri Hall, vice president, Global Strategic Alliances, Red Hat. "We're thrilled to collaborate with companies like ioFABRIC to deliver solutions featuring embedded Red Hat technology, helping more customers take advantage of the power of open source."

To learn more about business agility with Red Hat and ioFABRIC please see http://www.iofabric.com/three-things-we-learned-about-business-agility-from-red-hat/

About ioFABRIC
ioFABRIC Inc. is a software-defined storage company that increases business agility while reducing storage costs. Its vision is to transform storage into something a business can simply depend on, eliminating admin demands, and freeing IT time to focus on true business innovation. Its flagship product, ioFABRIC Vicinity, drastically reduces storage OPEX and CAPEX with intelligent automation and growth through commodity hardware and the cloud. Vicinity Solutions are available to extend existing storage systems, solve migration problems, and deploy as distributed storage, hyperconverged, or Docker. Vicinity is sold through ioFABRIC's reseller and distribution channel, supported by its industry leading LEaD program. Partners sell Vicinity as licensed software with support or by white-labeling it with additional hardware and/or software. Founded in 2013 by an executive team that has worked together for more than 20 years, the company is funded by private investors and Real Ventures. ioFABRIC is an industry leader in customer service and product development: agile and responsive. For more information visit www.ioFABRIC.com/Learn.

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