Ongoing Operations, a Leading Community Cloud Services Provider, Purchases Additional IceWEB 7000 Unified Data Storage System
'Secure Community Cloud Services Provider Selects IceWEB to Upgrade Data Storage Platform for their Arizona Data Center 125TB System with Solid State Acceleration and 10Gb Ethernet'
STERLING, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IceWEB, Inc. - (OTCBB:IWEB), a leading provider of Unified Data Storage appliances for cloud and virtual environments as well as secure, infinitely scalable Cloud Services, announced today that Ongoing Operations, a leading cloud storage provider, has purchased an additional high-performance IceWEB 7000 highly redundant and scalable unified data storage system.
"This represents our second purchase from IceWEB. The IceWEB 7000 more than fulfills our needs, is performance-based, provides not only cost savings but the reliability and protection that remain invaluable to our business," stated Kyle Stutzman, Chief Technology Officer, Ongoing Operations.
Rob Howe, CEO of IceWEB, added, "For IceWEB to be 'the choice' of such a highly respected company like Ongoing Operations, is very encouraging. Winning this business after being put through an arduous bidding and selection process against the rest of the field is particularly important for us. I want to reiterate, this is a repeat sale of hardware, software and services. That is testament that our sales efforts are gaining all-important traction. We expect many more to come."
In a competitive procurement process involving traditional storage vendors, only the IceWEB 7000 system fully satisfied all of the customer's unified data storage and performance requirements, including:
Highly redundant dual controller units
Hybrid disk pooling, combining Solid State (SSD) and high performance SAS drives
Eight 10-Gibabit Ethernet connectivity for iSCSI and NAS
Hot-pluggable drives, controllers, fans and power supplies
Single, double and triple parity RAID protection: 0, 1, 10, 5, 50, 6, 60 and 6+1
Automatic file system error correction ensures data integrity
Unlimited, zero impact, zero capacity snapshots simplifies development and optimizes backup
Thin provisioning, deduplication and compression to optimize utilization efficiency
Flexible, no-impact replication (local or remote, real-time or scheduled) services
VMWare ESXi 5.0 Compatibility
IceSTORM 128-Bit Multi Node High Availability Cluster Operating System Enterprise License
Additionally, IceWEB's Disaster Recovery Site and Complex Citrix Installation as well as the European replication connection were critical components in Ongoing Operation's decision process.
Ongoing Operations was formed in 2005 as a business continuity CUSO by a group of credit unions looking for better disaster recovery solutions. We have grown from serving a handful of local organizations to over 500 clients nationwide, due to the growing complexities of disaster recovery planning. Today the Company is owned by about twenty credit unions all around the United States. The company has evolved to work with both Credit Unions and companies that value high quality technology, service and security. The company offers a full disaster recovery solution as well as a complete cloud solution that is fully hosted and managed out of multiple data centers with very high levels of uptime and great flexibility.
IceWEB manufactures award-winning, high performance unified data storage appliances with enterprise storage management capabilities at a fraction of the price of traditional providers, while reducing space, power and cooling requirements and simplifying storage management for land-based, virtual and cloud environments. For more information please call 800-465-4637 or visit www.IceWEB.com. To become part of the Company's e-mail list for industry updates and press releases, please send an e-mail to email@example.com.
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