Acopia Networks® Joins Network Appliance™ Partner Program to Deliver File Virtualization Solutions
Lowell, Mass. - November 21, 2005 --
Acopia Networks, the innovator of Adaptive Resource Networking,
today announced that it has joined the NetApp Partner Program to
provide tighter integration of Acopia's award winning ARX products
with NetApp enterprise storage systems. Acopia's products simplify
the management and increase the utilization of today's file storage
systems, thereby reducing total cost of ownership (TCO).
Acopia's ARX file virtualization products
provide transparent data migration, real-time load balancing, and
automated tiered storage services for heterogeneous storage
solutions, including NetApp storage environments. The ARX products
allow enterprise customers to virtualize their existing storage
resources for dramatically improved utilization and significantly
reduced storage management costs.
"As a customer using Acopia products to
virtualize our NetApp infrastructure, it's important to us that the
two companies work closely together to continue to provide unique
products and services," said Leon Roberge, Director of Information
Systems, Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. "This
relationship is a solid foundation for that to occur and gives us
great confidence that the solutions will offer unique value."
"The NetApp Partner Program is dedicated to
providing customers with partner solutions that are tested to work
with NetApp storage, simplifying both deployment and management,"
said Patrick Rogers, Vice President of Products and Partners at
Network Appliance. "As a member of the NetApp Partner Program,
Acopia is providing easy and affordable transparent data migration
across storage systems for improved utilization and tiering of
"As the pioneer and leader in the NAS
virtualization space, Acopia is excited to work more closely with
the leader in unified storage solutions," said Christopher P.
Lynch, CEO of Acopia. "We believe that as a member of the NetApp
Partner Program, we will be able to provide customers with products
and solutions that improve the scalability of their existing
infrastructure, while enabling them to simplify the management of
their storage resources."
About the NetApp Partner Program
The NetApp Partner Program provides qualified infrastructure and
application providers with access to NetApp solutions, software
development kits, technical support, training, certification,
product information, and marketing and sales assistance. Customers
benefit by having access to best-of-breed partner solutions that
are tested to work with NetApp storage. Additional information on
the NetApp Partner Program is available at
About Acopia Networks
Acopia Networks is the innovator of Adaptive Resource Networking
products, a new class of file switches that uniquely solve the
problem of managing unstructured data in the global enterprise.
Acopia's Adaptive Resources Switches (ARX) allows customers to
improve performance and better utilize existing file server
infrastructure. The products also provide non-disruptive data
replication, migration, and capacity balancing across multiple NAS
devices, thereby reducing management overhead and accelerating
business workflow in the process. Information about Acopia's
products and services can be found at
Acopia corporate headquarters are located at
41 Wellman Street, Lowell MA. Phone: 978-513-2900, email:
firstname.lastname@example.org. Its European headquarters are at
Acopia Networks EMEA, PO Box 15, CH-1752 Villars-sur-Glane,
Switzerland. Phone: 41-26-460-70474209. email:
Acopia Networks, Inc.