Plasmon Teams with NetApp to Provide Customers Fully Integrated Archiving Solutions
Broomsfield, Colo. - June 24, 2008 - Plasmon PLC (LSE: PLM),
the trusted source in archiving solutions, today announced a
partnership with NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) to provide customers with
differentiated solutions that meet their archiving needs.
As part of the agreement, Plasmon is integrating NetApp®
storage systems into its Archive Appliance and data management
solutions to build on its strategy to virtualize the archive layer
and enable intelligence-based archive systems that work with
multiple technologies as one virtualized storage pool.
"We're pleased to establish a partnership with NetApp to
revolutionize our customers' approach to archiving," said Steven
Murphy, CEO, Plasmon. "This partnership is another step toward
delivering solutions that enable archives to seamlessly leverage
appropriate storage technologies and applications. We will continue
to form key partnerships with leading industry vendors such as
NetApp to help drive our virtualization strategy and provide
customers with archive architectures that simplify their storage
"The trend toward virtualization is causing customers to rethink
their backup architecture and processes," said Patrick Rogers, vice
president of Solutions Marketing at NetApp. "But other demands such
as archiving are driving data management issues that are larger
than just backup alone and making what customers need to manage
today a lot broader. Together with Plasmon, we are helping our
customers to achieve new levels of operational efficiencies and to
address their challenges in archiving."
NetApp creates innovative storage and data management solutions
that accelerate business breakthroughs and deliver outstanding cost
efficiency. Discover our passion for helping companies around the
world go further, faster at www.netapp.com.
For more than 21 years, Plasmon has partnered with leading
organizations worldwide to implement long-term archiving solutions.
Plasmon provides customers with a proven methodology for
establishing and managing enterprise archives as part of their IT
and business processes. Plasmon solutions are designed specifically
for long-term archiving without a product agenda and offer
customers choice and flexibility to help them manage data growth,
reduce archive complexity, enhance operation efficiencies, reduce
cost and mitigate governance risk.
Founded in 1987, Plasmon PLC is listed on the London Stock Exchange
(LSE: PLM) and is headquartered in Cambridge, United Kingdom with
offices globally. For more information, visit www.plasmon.com.
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