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Ericsson and Cleversafe Sign Global Partnership Agreement to Bring Next Generation Secure Cloud Storage Solution to Telecom Operators

Ericsson to sell Cleversafe’s highly secure, reliable and web-scale software platform as the data storage technology underpinning the new Ericsson Secure Cloud Storage solution

CHICAGO - Thursday, March 5th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Cleversafe, Inc., the web-scale storage market share leader, today announced its new partnership with Ericsson as the data storage platform provider for the new Ericsson Secure Cloud Storage solution. The next-generation data center infrastructure solution provides telecom operators the ability to offer new cloud storage solutions, addressing security and governance concerns that, until now, have slowed the full adoption of cloud by the world’s largest enterprises.

With Cleversafe providing the highest levels of data security, availability and efficiency to the Ericsson Secure Cloud Storage solution, telecom operators can now deliver cloud data storage services businesses can trust.

With the unprecedented growth in data within the enterprise today – from user-generated to application-generated to machine-generated data – enterprises are facing an equally unprecedented challenge to address their data storage needs. Not only do they need to scale their environments to entirely new levels, enterprises must do so with heightened security, 24x7 availability and new levels of economic efficiency. Since its inception, Cleversafe has taken a different approach to address these requirements and has emerged as the market leader in web-scale storage systems as a result.

Ericsson’s Secure Cloud Storage solution is intended to fulfill specific enterprise IT needs around the secure management of data and storage resources. Cleversafe’s web-scale platform brings carrier-grade security to the multitenant software architecture that the category demands. Coupled with nine nines of reliability and 15 times greater efficiency than traditional approaches, Cleversafe’s platform provides the Ericsson Secure Cloud Storage solution with a highly scalable offering for telecom operators and enterprises looking to conquer their data storage challenges.

“This partnership with Ericsson arms telecom operators with the secure web-scale data storage solutions that they require,” said John Morris, president and CEO of Cleversafe. “Considering their telecommunications networks are seen as the most scalable and reliable in the world, we are very pleased to partner with Ericsson for their Secure Cloud Storage solution.”

The agreement marks Cleversafe’s further growth into the telecommunications industry and complements its market position as the go-to web-scale platform and share leader in the general object-storage industry. Cleversafe’s platform has been successfully deployed across enterprises and telecom providers with data storage requirements at a petabyte scale and beyond. The Ericsson partnership further expands Cleversafe’s distribution network and broadens its global reach.

This collaboration with Ericsson will provide the industry’s most secure, scalable and reliable cloud storage solution with a unified user experience, enabling high efficiency in day-to-day operations.

“Cleversafe was the clear choice when we looked for a web-scale data storage platform to serve at the core of our solution,” said Jason Hoffman, Head of Cloud Technology at Ericsson. “Ericsson’s cloud storage solution can now offer petabyte and beyond scalability, maximum efficiency and carrier-grade security that our customers value, all within a policy-based environment to maximize data security and integrity as well as ease solution management requirements."

Ericsson’s Secure Cloud Storage solution was unveiled at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain during CEO Hans Vestberg’s keynote address and was further discussed in Ericsson’s media and analyst press conference held in the Ericsson stand. For more information about Ericsson’s partnership with Cleversafe, visit www.cleversafe.com/ericsson. To learn more about the Ericsson Secure Cloud Storage solution with Cleversafe at Mobile World Congress, visit the Ericsson stand in Hall 2, Stand 2N60.

About Cleversafe, Inc.

Cleversafe, the object-based storage market leader, delivers a breakthrough web-scale platform that solves petabyte-and-beyond storage challenges. This unprecedented storage scale, relied upon by the world’s largest data repositories, reduces 80 percent or more of storage costs while providing superior carrier-grade security, nine nines of reliability and simplified storage management. Founded in 2004, Cleversafe holds more than 250 patents around the development of its unique, software-based platform. For more information, please visit www.cleversafe.com.

About Ericsson

Ericsson is the driving force behind the Networked Society – a world leader in communications technology and services. Our services, software and infrastructure – especially in mobility, broadband and the cloud – are enabling the telecom industry and other sectors to do better business, increase efficiency, improve the user experience and capture new opportunities. With more than 110,000 professionals and customers in 180 countries, we combine global scale with technology and services leadership. We support networks that connect more than 2.5 billion subscribers. Forty percent of the world’s mobile traffic is carried over Ericsson networks. And our investments in research and development ensure that our solutions – and our customers – stay in front. Founded in 1876, Ericsson has its headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden. Net sales in 2013 were SEK 227.4 billion (USD 34.9 billion). Ericsson is listed on NASDAQ OMX stock exchange in Stockholm and the NASDAQ in New York.


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