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OSNEXUS Announces North American Partnership with Redapt

Redapt adds Linux Based Software Defined Storage Capabilities to Its Offerings

MERCER ISLAND, WASHINGTON -- (Marketwired) -- 04/08/14 -- OSNEXUS, a leader in software defined storage (SDS) solutions, today announced that it has entered into a North American reseller distribution agreement with Redapt, Dell's leading large value added reseller partner. This agreement will enable Redapt to deliver a broad set of storage solutions based on the OSNEXUS® QuantaStor(TM) SDS platform including cloud hosting, scale-out-NAS, disaster recovery, virtualization and archival storage.

"The market has been lacking an open storage solution that seamlessly allows us to deliver a broad range of features such as scale-out, high availability, multi-tenancy, and virtualization" said Jeff Dickey, Senior VP of Cloud Solutions, Redapt. "With such a broad spectrum of customer demands we are always looking for innovative ways to deliver best of class systems and support and OSNEXUS has proven to be a great SDS partner."

MediaAMP, a secure cloud storage provider, focused on servicing the unique needs of academic environments, utilizes Redapt storage and OSNEXUS QuantaStor Software Defined Storage platform to deliver its hosted cloud infrastructure. "We are delighted to have the opportunity to work with Redapt and OSNEXUS," said Laurens Banker, Managing Director, MediaAMP. "As a leading provider of secure digital content and media management cloud services to higher education, medical and research institutions, it is important to have trusted partners like Redapt and OSNEXUS."

"Our channel partner network is a critical component necessary to realize our vision and we are delighted to have a relationship with an industry leading organization such as Redapt," said Steven Umbehocker, President and CEO, OSNEXUS. "The future of storage is software defined and OSNEXUS will continue to deliver on our vision of unified scale-out file, block, and object storage that's easy to manage."

QuantaStor SDS delivers enterprise-grade software with consumer-grade simplicity

The QuantaStor storage appliance software is a combined SAN (iSCSI/FC) + NAS (NFS) storage system OS built on top of Ubuntu Server (Linux) which installs on any commodity 64bit Intel or AMD server. QuantaStor was designed for the IT generalist who has to do it all. IT administrators who have been overwhelmed with complicated virtualization, network configuration and storage set up find QuantaStor fast, intuitive and easy to use. The advanced Web 2.0 management interface enables IT to operate provisioning and storage assignment in just a few clicks with no management software to install.

About Redapt

Redapt Inc., a leading full service systems integrator based in Redmond Washington, delivers innovative data center infrastructure and cloud solutions for a broad range of customers from start-up to Fortune 500 companies. It is a visionary, leading edge supplier of systems and storage for the Big Data and HPC markets. Redapt specializes in providing IT infrastructure solutions including on-premises equipment, high performance scale-out NAS as well as hosted private and hybrid cloud infrastructure. Visit http://www.redapt.com for more information.

About MediaAMP

MediaAMP is an ecosystem of best-in-class commercial, open-source cloud services and frameworks integrated to offer an extensible digital asset management, media distribution and content delivery platform. Employing multi-tier/multi-tenant data architectures and secure end-user applications MediaAMP provides secure storage and delivery methods that meet information privacy requirements for protected information such as HIPAA and PHI. Visit http://www.mediaamp.org for more information.

About OSNEXUS

OSNEXUS makes a Software Defined Storage platform designed to tackle the storage challenges facing cloud computing, Big Data and high performance applications. The company's flagship software, QuantaStor, enables companies to deploy commodity servers as high availability enterprise grade storage appliances, all seamlessly managed from an intuitive software interface. The platform is a nexus of open storage capabilities in a single unified suite, including traditional block and file protocols, databases like Hadoop, OpenStack SWIFT and scale-out storage. The QuantaStor SDS platform has been deployed in a variety of applications including virtualization, high availability, archive, high performance computing, and private, hybrid and public cloud. Visit www.osnexus.com for more information. Connect with OSNEXUS on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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