StoneFly Integrates Permabit Albireo Deduplication Technology to Optimize StoneFusion Network Storage Platform

CAMBRIDGE, Mass – June 5, 2013 – Permabit Technology Corporation, the recognized leader in data efficiency technology, today announced that iSCSI innovator StoneFly Inc. has integrated its Albireo data deduplication software as part of its newly-launched StoneFusion® Network Storage Platform offering to further enhance storage optimization of information in enterprise environments.

StoneFusion Network Storage Platform (NSP), StoneFly’s patented storage networking operating system architecture, brings in block level storage intelligence to the IP network core. StoneFly’s IP SANs deliver all the benefits of managed SANs: increased storage utilization through resource consolidation, storage provisioning, centralized access control, volume management, and advanced storage services including Active/Active clustering, mirroring, replication, encryption, snapshots, and thin provisioning.

By partnering with Permabit, StoneFly is able to seamlessly add data deduplication to its solutions without negatively impacting its differentiating capabilities or reducing performance.

“We are committed to working with technology partners to deliver the best solutions available to meet the demanding storage needs of our customers,” said Mo Tahmasebi, President and CEO of StoneFly.  “Implementing Permabit Albireo into our solutions means that we are better able to provide the widest range of options through additional storage optimization features that offer a cascading amount of benefits throughout the IT infrastructure.”

The addition of Permabit Albireo SDK allows StoneFly to deliver one of the highest performing, scalable and efficient storage solutions in the market.

“Deduplication is a highly sought after attribute by companies looking for reliable and cost-effective management of their business-critical data,” said Tom Cook, Permabit CEO. “StoneFly’s StoneFusion Network Storage Platform (NSP) is a perfect example of how OEMs gain competitive advantage and leverage Albireo’s data optimization technologies in their existing or next-generation storage architectures to deliver comprehensive storage efficiency to their customers.”

To learn more about Permabit Albireo technology, or to license products as part of their own offerings, OEMs are invited to visit Permabit’s website at permabit.com or call 617-252-9600.


About Permabit

Permabit Technology Corporation is the recognized leader in storage efficiency technologies for OEMs. The company’s Albireo software sets the standard for storage efficiency. Permabit’s data optimization, protection and management stack easily integrates into storage appliances, software and cloud services.  Albireo’s data optimization delivers unequaled performance, resource efficiency, scalability and data safety. With Permabit software, OEMs are able to rapidly deliver differentiated storage solutions.

Solutions built with Albireo are being delivered by leading hardware, software and service providers. Our partners include Hitachi Data Systems (HDS), LSI, Cibecs, and StoneFly. Permabit was founded in 2000 by a technical and business team from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. For more information, visit: www.permabit.com.


About StoneFly Inc.

StoneFly Inc., headquartered in San Diego, was founded in April 2000 to deliver upon the vision of simple and affordable storage optimization and disaster recovery protection through IP SAN solutions. StoneFly is a business division of Dynamic Network Factory, Inc. (DNF), a leading maker of high-performance Unified Scale out iSCSI and NAS systems. For more information on StoneFly, please visit www.stonefly.com and www.iscsi.com


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