SOURCE: TeraCloud

March 23, 2007 09:00 ET

TeraCloud Introduces "Free SRM" TSF Express -- Easy to Install and Simple to Use for Optimizing Storage Management

Hardware Agnostic Use Across Multiple Platforms and Domains; Intuitive Java Interface; Eliminate Spreadsheets and Manual Reporting; Comprehensive Insight Into Your Storage Environment for Fast Decision-Making

SEATTLE, WA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 23, 2007 -- TeraCloud Corporation, which continues to define the storage analytics market serving global Fortune 2000 and mid-market businesses, today announced the availability of TSF Express, a free storage resource management (SRM) tool providing enterprise-level storage management for Solaris, Linux, Windows and AIX.

"The market is in critical need of a hardware agnostic, storage reporting monitoring tool that provides predictable management while keeping related costs under control," said TeraCloud CEO Gary Tidd. "TeraCloud's TSF Express delivers a must-have for every company -- a powerful, round-the-clock solution featuring free storage reporting, monitoring, consolidation and forecasting from a central view."

The TSF Express free SRM tool provides daily collection of adhoc reporting capabilities. Its intuitive Java interface enables detailed management, quick summarization and graphical viewing directly from the management console, so organizations may identify problems and make quick adjustments.

"With the release of TSF Express, TeraCloud enables firms to take proactive actions for effective storage utilization, provisioning, performance tuning, capacity planning and application availability," said Laura DuBois, Research Director of Storage Software at IDC.

TSF Express will:

--  increase capacity utilization and eliminate unnecessary spending
--  centrally monitor and report distributed storage for SAN, DAS
--  automatically collect data at predetermined intervals staying on top
    of utilizations without manual involvement
--  implement exception reporting to automate labor intensive functions
    that isolate and manage storage hotspots
--  monitor storage activity by hosts, OS platform, drives or volumes
--  understand storage use where it counts most with adhoc reporting at
    the file level.

TeraCloud's products are available online through the company's Web site at, and the company has established strategic technology, distribution and development partnerships. The company is building indirect sales through local and regional VARS interested in getting closer to their customers.

About TeraCloud Corporation

TeraCloud Corporation continues to define the storage analytics market serving global Fortune 2000 and mid-market customers. TeraCloud's groundbreaking Storage Analytics (TSA) technology provides storage utilization analytics to pin-point conditions and predictive events where storage utilization is sub-optimized. Regardless of platform, the TeraCloud Storage Framework (TSF) v2.1 provides enterprise customers with instant knowledge for predictable storage management from a single view. TSF Lite is the only product to provide mid-market companies with a powerful, enterprise-level and cost-effective tool for predictable storage management. TeraCloud's SpaceFinder Suite v4.4.1 gives customers the knowledge for predictable storage management on the Z-series platform by providing automating storage administration that monitors, detects, analyzes and proactively resolves issues threatening storage availability. Founded in 1991, TeraCloud Corporation is a privately held company based in Bellevue, Wash. For more information, visit

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