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Storage Switzerland Validates Ease of Expansion as Key Component of the Gridstore Scale-Out NAS Solution

(October 25, 2011)
DMN Newswire--2011-10-25--
Gridstore, the leader in scale-out NAS solutions, today announced additional findings as part of a 90 day test drive series conducted by Storage Switzerland titled, Gridstore Scale Out NAS Test Drive Expansion. Part three of the hands-on review of the Gridstore NASg solution validates the ease of expanding volumes as a key component of the Gridstore system. 

Gridstores scale-out NAS solution has stood up to three months of rigorous performance and reliability testing by Storage Switzerland with absolutely no issues or outages. In the past, the firm has tested other NAS systems without proper power shutdown and found that they inexplicably reboot, turn themselves off or just drop their network connection. 

With Gridstore, organizations have a building block approach to storage that allows them to add capacity on the fly by simply adding additional nodes when needed. The Gridstore NASg virtualizes any number of storage nodes into a powerful storage grid that eliminates storage sprawl and multiple single points of failure while providing a next-generation storage offering at 1/2 the cost of standalone NAS solutions. 

The point of scale-out NAS is to be able to grow when you need it without overprovisioning costly storage resources, said Kelly Murphy, CEO, Gridstore. With Gridstores solution, every organization, regardless of the size of its data storage requirements, can easily add capacity by simply connecting additional nodes and letting our system take care of the rest. Storage Switzerland has validated that our scale-out NAS works with ease and stands up to the test for increased scalability, performance and reliability.

To view the complete Storage Switzerland review of the Gridstore Scale-out NAS expansion capabilities please visit: 
 
http://www.storage-switzerland.com/Blog/Entries/2011/10/24_Gridstore_Scale_Out_NAS_Test_Drive_-_Expansion.html

http://www.gridstore.com/resources_analystreports.html

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About Gridstore
Gridstore is the leader in scale-out Network Attached Storage (NAS) products. The Gridstore Scale-out NAS solution uniquely combines virtualization with a grid processing platform to deliver a single pool of storage that simplifies management while increasing performance, scaling and reliability. The Gridstore system is designed for organizations who struggle with the risk, cost and complexity of storage sprawl and who need enterprise-class storage without the cost and complexity.  Founded in 2007, Gridstore is headquartered in Mountain View, Calif. and has development facilities in Dublin, Ireland. For more information, please visit: http://www.gridstore.com


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