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Qumulo

November 15, 2016 09:00 ET

Qumulo Exhibits Rapid Innovation and Proven Track Record as the Trusted Partner for Large Scale Enterprise Data

Extends Software-Only Scale-Out NAS For Data-Aware Enterprise Cloud Storage

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - Nov 15, 2016) - Qumulo, the leader in data-aware scale-out NAS, showcased continued company momentum, with impressive year over year growth, customer traction and continuous product innovation. Today, the company introduced Qumulo Core 2.5, a new version of its award-winning software. In addition, Qumulo announced it has joined with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)'s OEM Partner Program and made Qumulo Core software available on HPE Apollo servers.

"New technologies are rendering last-generation infrastructure obsolete," said Peter Godman, co-founder and CEO of Qumulo. "Qumulo's incredible customer traction, rapid pace of innovation and rock solid product give enterprises a superior option for large scale unstructured data. Whether on-premises or cloud, customers trust Qumulo with their most valuable asset, which is data."

Qumulo is Recognized for Growth, Customer Traction and Industry Leadership
Since its inception, Qumulo has doubled customer count and bookings year-over-year. Qumulo customers across media and entertainment, life and earth sciences, higher education, telecommunications and other industries are making breakthroughs with data-intensive and mission critical workloads. Today, more than 100 enterprise customers trust Qumulo with their mission-critical workflows, including Atomic Fiction, Carnegie Institute for Science, Deluxe, Densho, FotoKem, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington, Hyundai MOBIS, MSG Networks, Sinclair Oil, Sportvision, TELUS Studios, UConn Health, University of Utah Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute, Vaisala, ZOIC Studios, and many more.

Qumulo has amassed more than 10 industry awards for leadership and company culture, commitment to the channel, and product innovation. These awards include Puget Sound Business Journal Washington's Best Workplaces, CRN Channel Chiefs, TechTarget SearchStorage/Storage Magazine Products of the Year, CRN Emerging Technology Vendors, and Seattle Business Magazine's Tech Impact Award, amongst others.

Qumulo Continues Rapid Pace of Innovation, Introduces Qumulo Core 2.5 and Availability of Qumulo Core on HPE Apollo Servers
Today, Qumulo is announcing Qumulo Core 2.5 scale-out file and object storage software on HPE Apollo servers, availability of snapshots for extended enterprise data protection, erasure coding improvements delivering 80% efficiency, and additional data-aware software features with throughput analytics and intelligent caching of metadata on SSD.

Qumulo Core is now available on HPE Apollo servers, offering flexibility for enterprise customers that want next-generation scale-out file and object storage software on-premises or for private cloud workloads. Built for the highest levels of performance and efficiency, Qumulo Core on HPE Apollo servers is a future-proof solution for storing and managing hundreds of petabytes and tens of billions of files and objects. Now that Qumulo has demonstrated the flexibility of Qumulo through hardware independence, portability of Qumulo Core into private and public clouds will provide enterprises with a complete software-only scale-out NAS solution for storing and managing data anywhere, while gaining complete awareness of their data footprint at incredible scale.

Qumulo Core 2.5 delivers snapshots, providing even greater data protection and allows end users to recover quickly from mistakes. Customers can create fine-grained policies and take billions of snapshots with easy access via NFS and SMB.

Qumulo Core 2.5 makes it possible for enterprises to understand system throughput through the lens of data. Customers can easily get a graphical representation of the file system layout with indicators of throughput and IOPS heat and an at-a-glance view of capacity and activity, helping system administrators understand how their file storage is being used. Drill down access to see what paths and clients are "hot" in real time provides easy troubleshooting of performance issues. Qumulo Core Throughput Hotspots is a graphical representation of hot paths in the system illuminating the load on the file system to help customers better understand system usage and troubleshoot performance issues.

Qumulo Takes the Lead with Torrid Pace of Innovation
Qumulo's embrace of agile development methodology has resulted in 24 rock-solid versions of its software per year. Every software release is the product of over three-hundred builds, one-thousand code check-ins and five million automated tests. Qumulo's upgrade methodology allows the company to respond quickly to customer requirements as their needs change and seamlessly deliver new features to the market faster. The company has introduced more than 60 production-ready releases of Qumulo Core scale-out file and object storage software to date.

Supporting Quotes
"Building software that can handle large-scale data storage and management challenges is no easy task, and very few companies operate at that level. Qumulo is truly accomplishing this feat in a world that is drowning in vast amounts of unstructured data. Qumulo benefits from the rich experience and innovation of its founders and has now engineered a brand new state-of-the-art file system that runs on commodity-based x86 hardware and is capable of working at this rarefied level. Along with massively scalable storage and high-performance processing, they included real-time analytic/data-aware functions so enterprises can easily understand and manage the data that is their business's lifeblood."
- Jeff Kato, Senior Analyst & Consultant, Taneja Group

"Managing data with Qumulo is so simple it's hard to describe the impact. It's given us tremendous ROI in terms of time saved and problems eliminated, and having that reliable storage we can finally trust makes us eager to use it more broadly throughout the company."
- John Beck, IT Manager, Hyundai MOBIS

Connect with Qumulo at SuperComputing 2016
Today, Qumulo also announced its presence at SuperComputing 2016, taking place November 14 - 17 in Salt Lake City. Qumulo will be sponsoring, exhibiting, and demonstrating Qumulo Core 2.5 at booth #743.

To schedule one-on-one meetings with Qumulo representatives at SuperComputing fill out this form. Follow the company on Twitter at https://twitter.com/qumulo

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About Qumulo
Qumulo, headquartered in Seattle, pioneered data-aware scale-out NAS, enabling enterprises to manage and store enormous numbers of digital assets through real-time analytics built directly into the file system. Qumulo Core is a software-only solution designed to leverage the price/performance of commodity hardware coupled with the modern technologies of flash, virtualization and cloud. Qumulo was founded in 2012 by the inventors of scale-out NAS, and has attracted a team of storage innovators from Isilon, Amazon Web Services, Google, and Microsoft. Qumulo has raised $100 million in three rounds of funding from leading investors. For more information, visit www.qumulo.com

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