SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - Sep 22, 2016) - Qumulo, the leader in data-aware scale-out NAS, today announced that it has been named a silver winner of the Seattle Business Magazine's Tech Impact Awards in the Enterprise category. Seattle Business Magazine, a publication widely-read by business executives across the state of Washington, honored Qumulo at a special ceremony that took place last night. The Tech Impact Awards recognize companies in Washington state that are using technology to have a significant impact on business, industry or society. The winners will be showcased in the October issue of Seattle Business Magazine.
"We at Qumulo feel fortunate to be a part of the innovative and exciting tech scene in Seattle," said Peter Godman, co-founder and CEO of Qumulo. "Whether it's through our software or hardware products, we work tirelessly to provide customers with solutions that go above and beyond in meeting storage demands. Being recognized by Seattle Business Magazine is greatly appreciated and validates all of the hard work we pour into the company each day."
This award win highlights what has been an especially successful year for Qumulo, which in April announced an upgrade to its flagship software product and hardware line. Qumulo Core 2.0 and its three new QC-Series hybrid storage appliances -- the QC40, QC104, and QC260 -- continue to provide customers with an agile platform that can readily be refreshed with the newest hardware for maximum performance, capacity and cost benefits. The company also announced $32.5 million in Series C funding in June.
Since exiting stealth in March of 2015, Qumulo has amassed over ten industry awards for its leadership and company culture, commitment to the channel, and continued product innovation. These awards include Puget Sound Business Journal Washington's Best Workplaces, CRN Channel Chiefs, TechTarget SearchStorage/Storage Magazine Products of the Year, and CRN Emerging Technology Vendors, among others. Qumulo has over 60 enterprise customers including Ant Farm, Atomic Fiction, Densho, Eight Solutions, FotoKem, Sinclair Oil, Sportvision, UConn Health, University of Utah Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute, ZOIC Studios, and Vaisala, among others.
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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