For Immediate Release
GroupLogic® Selected by Quantum to Deliver Enterprise Apple Support for StorNext® Customers
Co-Development Effort Addresses Growing Enterprise Need for Greater Storage Capacity and High-Performance Native Mac Access in Heterogeneous IT Environments
Arlington, VA—February 15, 2011—GroupLogic, the industry’s leading provider of enterprise file access, management and integration for heterogeneous computing environments, today announced Quantum Corp., the leading global specialist in backup, recovery and archive, selected GroupLogic to deliver a new product for its StorNext® data management solution, strengthening Quantum’s product portfolio for Apple enterprise customers.
The GroupLogic LAN Client for StorNext, available this month, gives desktop clients running the Mac OS X platform native access via a local area network (LAN) to StorNext’s high-performance shared file and archiving solution.
As Apple makes sweeping inroads in the enterprise both through corporate platform standardization and the consumerization of IT, heterogeneous environments composed of both Mac and Windows environments are increasingly the norm. The partnership between GroupLogic and Quantum addresses the growing need for greater storage capacity and higher performance file storage and archiving that effortlessly integrates multi-platform corporate environments. Through the joint solution, Mac users will be provided with the seamless experience they desire while IT gains what it needs to effectively and efficiently manage the explosive growth in data and storage requirements.
“Quantum selected GroupLogic because of its extensive data access expertise in today’s multi-operating system environments,” said Janae Stow Lee, Senior Vice President, Disk and Software Product Group, Quantum. “We are secure in knowing that the new GroupLogic LAN Client for StorNext, announced today, is built on a robust technology backplane for file access on an Apple infrastructure.”
“Quantum has done an incredible job of bringing managed, scale-out file systems to media and entertainment and other segments that urgently need to scale storage in the face of explosive growth in content,” said Andy Lewis, Senior Vice President, Business Development, GroupLogic. “We are particularly pleased that our investments in Mac integration technology can be leveraged by Quantum to quickly bring to market valuable new capabilities that help corporations with rapidly growing Mac implementations.”
GroupLogic has been at the forefront of delivering enterprise file access solutions to Apple customers for over a decade with its ExtremeZ-IP® solution which provides seamless integration of Mac platforms into Windows environments, and remains committed to developing and bringing to market innovative and competitive products that meet the demands of the heterogeneous enterprise.
Contact:Leah Gabriel Nurik
Gabriel Marketing Group
GroupLogic helps enterprise and education IT organizations simply and securely integrate diverse computing platforms into enterprise environments, connecting employees to enterprise files, content and assets to facilitate a more productive and efficient work environment. With more than two decades of experience, GroupLogic leads the marketplace in helping IT organizations effectively and easily manage the integration of Apple products into the enterprise ecosystem. Whether IT organizations are looking to integrate existing Apple assets, purchase additional Apple hardware like Macs and iPads, or want to take advantage of the hardware costs savings that accompany the adoption of IT consumerization, GroupLogic enables IT organizations to easily and securely manage the rapid integration of diverse platforms while ensuring resources are optimized. GroupLogic enables the enterprise to focus on what is really important - competitive differentiation, improved employee productivity, mitigated risk and reduced costs. GroupLogic's proven products - mobilEcho, ExtremeZ-IP, ArchiveConnect, and MassTransit - are in use by some of the world's most innovative companies, including Christie's, International Greetings and Omnicom Group.