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Nirvanix Adds Cloud Storage Services to the Intel AppUp® SMB Service

Cloud Storage Offering Strengthens Managed Service Providers' Solution Portfolios

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Nirvanix, a leader in enterprise-class cloud storage services, today announced that its cloud storage services offering will be available in the Intel AppUp SMB Service, a subscription-based service built on the Intel® Hybrid Cloud Platform. The addition of this cloud-based service strengthens participating managed service providers' (MSPs) solution portfolios. MSPs can now offer their SME and SMB customers enterprise-level cloud storage services for on-demand, secure storage, specifically designed for backup, archiving, and recovery of business data anytime, anywhere, from any device.

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Through this agreement, Nirvanix expands its addressable market, while participating MSPs gain access to Nirvanix cloud storage services, proven in multi-petabyte production deployments to support millions of users and billions of objects—all under a single global namespace. Leveraging the integrated and easy-to-install solution comprised of Nirvanix CloudNAS® gateway software and the Intel Hybrid Cloud Platform, customers can start backing up and archiving data to the Nirvanix cloud in minutes.

With an innovative software delivery mechanism and a growing catalog of small business applications, the Intel AppUp SMB Service runs on the Intel Hybrid Cloud Platform, which features a scalable, pre-configured server with robust remote management capabilities. The Intel AppUp SMB Service enables MSPs to deliver cloud benefits via an on-premises server, providing flexibility, confidence and a better user experience for small business customers.

"SMB customers are looking for cost-effective ways to manage exploding data growth. With the Intel AppUp SMB Service, we are providing MSPs with industry-proven solutions they can offer their customers," said Bridget Karlin, General Manager at Intel. "Adding solutions like the Nirvanix service allows us to enable MSPs to offer leading enterprise-class cloud storage as part of their SMB customers' Intel AppUp SMB Service subscription. This gives customers on-demand, secure, usage-based storage capacity for backup and archiving applications."

"The integration of Nirvanix CloudNAS gateway software with the Intel Hybrid Cloud Platform enables customers to quickly and easily access our cloud storage services and to gain the enterprise-grade benefits of data protection with global replication, data consistency, multi-level security and infinite elasticity," said Dru Borden, CEO of Nirvanix. "Nirvanix's industry-leading cloud storage services enable Intel MSPs to address the exploding market for backup and archiving unstructured files and infrequently accessed content with a highly differentiated solution and a significant time-to-market advantage."

About Nirvanix
Nirvanix is the leading provider of enterprise-class cloud storage services designed specifically for customers with expectations of extreme security, reliability and redundancy. Under its CloudComplete™ portfolio, Nirvanix is the only company that offers fully managed public, hybrid and private cloud storage services with usage-based pricing. The company's battle-hardened, proven second generation technology is utilized by leading IT OEMs and is fully integrated with third-party backup and archiving software products and appliances, enabling One Click to the Cloud™. Nirvanix has global customers accessing its Cloud Storage Network™, from SMBs to Fortune 500 companies.

For more information visit www.nirvanix.com and follow Nirvanix on Twitter.

Nirvanix, Cloud Storage Network, CloudComplete, CloudNAS, and One Click to the Cloud are trademarks or registered trademarks of Nirvanix, Inc. Intel and AppUp are registered trademarks of Intel Corporation.

CONTACT: Michael Schoolnik, +1-415-420-2391 [email protected]

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