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SoftNAS Cloud Achieves VMware Ready - vCloud Air Status Under Access Tier in vCloud Air ISV Partner Program

HOUSTON, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 08/25/14 -- SoftNAS™, one of the leading NAS providers in the cloud, today announced that its SoftNAS Cloud product has achieved VMware Ready® - vCloud® Air™ status. This designation indicates that SoftNAS Cloud™ has undergone technical validation within the vCloud Air environment, and is supported on VMware vCloud Air.

"We are pleased that SoftNAS Cloud has joined the vCloud Air ISV Partner Program and has achieved VMware Ready® - VMware vCloud® Air™ status. SoftNAS is one of the first partners to complete certification and achieve this status. SoftNAS Cloud qualifies for the VMware Ready - vCloud Air logo, signifying to customers that it works seamlessly within VMware vCloud Air, and can be deployed in production with confidence," said Sanjay Katyal, vice president, Global Strategic Alliances & OEMs, VMware.

Additionally, SoftNAS is a member of the access tier of the vCloud Air ISV Partner Program and is listed on the VMware Solution Exchange.

Customers who want to extend workloads to the cloud can often fear the potential of losing control of their mission-critical data, which can have a catastrophic impact on day-to-day business operations.

"By using SoftNAS on vCloud Hybrid Service, enterprises can trust that their data remains secure and available when and where they need it," said Rick Braddy, CEO and founder of SoftNAS. "Many of the country's leading enterprises depend on SoftNAS to protect their data in the cloud because it is fast, reliable and easy to access and use."

The VMware Ready program is a co-branding benefit of the Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) program that makes it easy for customers to identify partner products certified to work with VMware cloud infrastructure. Customers can use these products and solutions to lower project risks and realize cost savings over custom built solutions. With thousands of members worldwide, the VMware TAP program includes best-of-breed technology partners with the shared commitment to bring the best expertise and business solution for each unique customer need.

SoftNAS Cloud can be found within the online VMware Solution Exchange (VSX) at https://solutionexchange.vmware.com/store/products/94777#.U_ql3ZVOXIV. Both a free trial and subscription BYOL can be obtained at www.softnas.com for implementation in the VMware Solution Exchange.

About SoftNAS
SoftNAS LLC is a leading storage software company that provides agile storage software that protects mission-critical data in the cloud. SoftNAS believes that storage can be both powerful and frictionless, providing customers with the enterprise-grade NAS storage capabilities required to safely and reliably operate mission-critical IT systems and applications in the cloud. SoftNAS supports the most popular private, public and hybrid cloud computing platforms, including Amazon AWS®, Microsoft Hyper-V® and VMware®. Learn more at www.softnas.com,

VMware, VMware vCloud, vCloud Air and VMware Ready are registered trademarks or trademarks of VMware, Inc. in the United States and other jurisdictions. The use of the word "partner" and/or "partnership" does not imply a legal partnership relationship between VMware and any other company.

SoftNAS Contact:

Yolande Yip
(832) 495-4141, ext. 202
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