Qumulo Selected as a “Vendor to Watch” by Enterprise Management Associates

Posted March 31, 2015. Filed under Press Releases.

Qumulo, pioneer of the world’s first data-aware scale-out NAS, today announced that it has been selected as a “Vendor to Watch” by leading industry analyst firm Enterprise Management Associates (EMA). EMA Vendors to Watch are companies that deliver unique customer value by solving problems that had previously gone unaddressed or provide value in innovative ways. The designation rewards vendors that dare to go off the beaten path and have defined their own market niches.

Qumulo recently announced the company’s launch out of stealth and the general availability of its flagship solution Qumulo Core™, the world’s first data-aware scale-out network-attached storage (NAS). Designed by the inventors of scale-out NAS to help enterprises intelligently manage and store billions and trillions of files, Qumulo Core builds real-time data analytics directly into storage, giving enterprises an unprecedented view of their data and storage resources at scale.

Qumulo Core is in production by leading customers in commercial high performance computing industries, including Ant Farm, Blind Studios, Densho, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington, Sinclair Oil, Sportvision, TELUS Studios, University of Utah Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute, ZOIC Studios and many others.

“Qumulo has created a new class of data-aware scale-out NAS that makes data more accessible and impactful, while reducing capital expense and operational complexity,” said Jim Miller, Senior Analyst, EMA.

“We are honored to be named a Vendor to Watch by EMA,” said Peter Godman, co-founder and CEO, Qumulo. “We believe this recognition underscores the increasing need for a solution that helps enterprises not only manage their data but also answer critical questions about their data footprint in real-time and at incredible scale – and we remain committed to fundamentally changing the way enterprises store and manage enormous numbers of digital assets.”

Click here to download the full EMA “Vendor to Watch: Qumulo” report.

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About EMA: Founded in 1996, Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) is a leading industry analyst firm that provides deep insight across the full spectrum of IT and data management technologies. EMA analysts leverage a unique combination of practical experience, insight into industry best practices, and in-depth knowledge of current and planned vendor solutions to help EMA’s clients achieve their goals. Learn more about EMA research, analysis, and consulting services for enterprise IT professionals and IT vendors at http://www.enterprisemanagement.com or blogs.enterprisemanagement.com. You can also follow EMA on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn.
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Tanya Espe Carlsson
Kulesa Faul for Qumulo

About Qumulo

Qumulo enables enterprises to manage and store billions of digital assets with real-time visibility and control built directly into the file system. Going past the design limitations of legacy NAS, Qumulo Core is modern scale-out storage for the new era of multi-petabyte data footprints on premises and in the cloud. It is used by the leaders of data-intensive industries. Founded in 2012 by the inventors of scale-out NAS, Qumulo has attracted a world-class team of innovators, investors and partners. For more information, visit www.qumulo.com.


Tanya Espe Carlsson
Kulesa Faul for Qumulo

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