MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif-March 20, 2012- Egnyte Inc., the leading provider of hybrid cloud fileserver solutions, today announced its membership in the NetAppAlliance Partner Program. Egnyte is collaborating with NetAppto integrate the Egnyte HybridCloud File Server with NetApp®unified storage to enable mid-sized businesses and distributedenterprise environments to quickly and easily deploy a hybrid cloudfile sharing system.
The partnership with NetApp allows customersto take advantage of enterprise- class unified storage solutions ina secure cloud service. Egnyte HybridCloud delivers enterprisecaliber file sharing for businesses by combining the speed andsecurity of local storage with the accessibility of the cloud.Users can easily store, share, access and back up their files,while IT retains centralized administration and control to enforcebusiness policies.
“Finding an enterprise class solution withboth security and scalability to roll out across our 70 offices wasno easy task,” said Phil Atkinson, Vice President of InformationTechnology at Learfield. “After looking at a host of differentoptions, we decided that Egnyte HybridCloud best fit our needs.We’re replacing our file servers and VPN using a unique hybridcombination of NetApp NAS devices and virtual appliances with thecloud to give us the control and speed of a localized serverwithout the hassle, plus the benefits of a cloud solution for ourremote users. We get the best of both worlds, in a scalableenvironment that can meet our demanding needs.”
“We’re very excited to partner with NetApp, atrue innovator in the enterprise storage and data managementspace,” said Vineet Jain, CEO Egnyte Inc. “By supporting the NetAppunified storage solutions, we can offer business users anenterprise class hybrid cloud solution that syncs storage behindthe firewall to the cloud. That powerful combination meansemployees and business partners have secure, anytime, anywhereaccess to their most critical files.”
About the NetApp Alliance PartnerProgram
The NetApp Alliance Partner Program provides qualifiedinfrastructure and application providers with access to NetAppsolutions, software development kits, technical support, training,certification, product information, and marketing and salesassistance. Customers benefit by having access to best-in-classpartner solutions that are tested to work with NetApp storage.Additional information on the NetApp Alliance Partner Program isavailable at www.netapp.com/alliances.
Over 1 billion files are being shared by businesses daily usingEgnyte HybridCloud file server. Egnyte’s unique technology providesthe speed and security of local storage with the accessibility of the cloud. Users caneasily store, share,accessand backup files,while IT has the centralized administration and control to enforcebusiness policies. Egnyte, founded 2007, is based in Mountain View,California and is a privately held company backed by venturecapital firms Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Floodgate Fund,and Polaris Venture Partners. For more information, please visitwww.egnyte.com or call 1-877-7EGNYTE.
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