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Tarmin Technologies

August 19, 2009 08:23 ET

Tarmin Technologies Named One of the "Nine Storage Companies to Watch"

Network World Magazine Recognizes Tarmin for Technology Leadership and Innovation

ONGAR, UNITED KINGDOM and PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - August 19, 2009) - Tarmin Technologies™, a leading provider of intelligent secondary storage platforms and active archival solutions, today announced that it has been named one of the "Nine Storage Companies to Watch" by Network World magazine for its innovation and technology leadership in the storage industry. Network World looked for start-up companies that are taking new approaches, such as Cloud storage and Cloud-based virtualization, to solving the critical issues plaguing customers' storage environments: rapid, uncontrolled data growth and massive inefficiency.

"Tarmin is proud to be recognized by Network World as one of the 'Nine Storage Companies to Watch,'" said Shahbaz Ali, founder, CEO of Tarmin. "Our GridBank platform delivers a ground-breaking, unique approach that works simultaneously for on-premise storage and cloud storage services. Tarmin solves the myriad of storage and data management difficulties customers face every day."

Award-winning GridBank utilizes affordable, industry-standard, heterogeneous server and storage hardware to create a high-performance, high-availability and grid-based intelligent secondary storage platform and active archival solution. Enabling effective long-term and fixed-content data preservation on cost-effective secondary storage tiers and cloud storage environments, GridBank delivers a complete solution that substantially shrinks storage and IT costs. GridBank satisfies any organization's compliance, regulatory and governance requirements by ensuring secure, long-term data retention coupled with fast E-discovery and retrieval of valuable corporate data.

"The overwhelming majority of corporate data is unchanging and infrequently accessed," said Lauren Whitehouse, analyst with the Enterprise Strategy Group. "Tarmin's GridBank not only helps companies comply with a multitude of corporate document retention requirements, but its grid-based architecture enables capacity and performance scalability, as well as cost-effectiveness. GridBank's intelligent storage software design allows organizations to manage the full lifecycle of their information, while automating all storage management processes."


Tarmin Technologies™ is a leading provider of active archival and intelligent secondary storage platforms. Tarmin provides immediate access to information, E-discovery and cloud storage management for critical enterprise data. Tarmin's award-winning GridBank substantially lowers storage and IT CAPEX and OPEX, enables powerful and rapid E-discovery, search, and retrieval, and delivers uninterrupted access to corporate information. Tarmin delivers a unique, comprehensive, intelligent, and manageable approach that improves data and storage management, satisfies any organization's regulatory, governance and compliance requirements, and delivers a "Green" friendly storage solution. Tarmin was named one of "Nine Storage Companies to Watch" by Network World Magazine in August 2009, while GridBank received Storage Magazine UK's "One to Watch" Award in June 2009. Tarmin is headquartered in Ongar, U.K., with North American offices in Palo Alto, California. For more information, visit or e-mail

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