NetApp and CDW Provide 10 Petabytes of Storage Area Network Systems to Support Savtira Corporation Global Expansion
NetApp and CDW Provide 10 Petabytes of Storage Area Network Systems to Support Savtira Corporation Global ExpansionTAMPA, Fla. (September 23, 2011) – Digital streaming is reaching new heights. Savtira Corporation (Savtira), a newprovider of B2B eCommerce solutions, today announced that NetApp and CDW will provide 10 storage area network(SANs) systems at the size of 10 petabytes to deploy globally, enhancing Savtira’s Cloud Commerce system. Forperspective, one petabyte can contain five years of NASA Earth Observing System data, while two petabytes can containthe equivalent of all academic research libraries in the United States.“Words cannot describe how thrilled we are to obtain 10 petabytes of storage space through our partnership with NetAppand CDW. Our capabilities are tremendously enhanced, allowing our business and distribution partners, clients and theircustomers an almost endless access of digital ‘space’,” said Timothy Roberts, CEO of Savtira Corporation. “There is greatopportunity here for content distribution partners to continue adding to our already immense catalog of digital (andphysical) goods. This also allows us to continue expanding globally with ample bandwidth so digital streaming andinterruption-free access to games, movies, audio/e-books, from any device can be achieved with few flaws.”Selected for its innovation in the digital content space, as well as ease of use and seamless scalability, NetApp, aninnovative provider of storage systems and software for cloud environments, in conjunction with CDW, a leading providerof technology solutions in the U.S. and Canada, will provide the major infrastructure expansion Savtira is achieving with itsCloud Commerce solutions system. Savtira’s Software-as-a-Service platform uses eCommerce to sell everything fromdownloadable entertainment to consumer goods. Savtira eStores are branded and custom-tailored for Savtira clients sothat no two eStores are alike. All Savtira clients have the option to distribute millions of digital titles and thousands ofphysical goods from the Savtira catalog to their customers from their own branded eStore.The platform includes Savtira’s carrier-class “Entertainment Distribution Network” (EDN), which streams all digital mediafrom the cloud to any device. All types of software and digital media (business applications, games, music, movies,e/audio-books) are available to consumers on a rental or subscription basis. No download or installation is necessary.Consumers have the ability to pause media on one device and resume it on another. All data, state and configuration isstored within the cloud.“NetApp is excited to be part of the significant expansion of Savtira’s innovative Cloud Commerce infrastructure byproviding the most flexible and efficient storage foundation that enables them to enhance their cloud services globally andcreate competitive advantages to accelerate the growth of their business,” said Chris Cummings, vice president of productand solutions marketing at NetApp.“This storage and streaming solution, supporting Savtira’s global service offerings and delivered through our Tampaoffice, represents the kind of business advantage that CDW and its partners deliver to customers nationally every day.We value Savtira as an innovative customer and wish them all success in their venture,” said Sean McGilloway, vicepresident of sales for CDW’s east region.
About Savtira CorporationBased in Tampa, Florida, Savtira is in the business of digital distribution with a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) eCommerceplatform that is a turnkey system for the distribution, marketing, merchandising, and selling of both digital media andphysical goods in a single store and a single, unified shopping cart. Savtira-powered stores are designed to meet thespecific needs of retail partners so no two eStores are alike. All Savtira eStores are custom-branded for our partners.Extra features and services are offered on an à la carte basis. Savtira is building the next carrier-class “EntertainmentDistribution Network” (EDN) streams all digital media from the cloud with a feature-set that eclipses anything on themarket. For more information on Savtira, visit: www.Savtira.com or call 813.402.0123. Follow us on Twitter at:http://twitter.com/savtira.Savtira is a registered trademark. All other product and service names mentioned are the trademarks of their respectivecompanies. NetApp, the NetApp logo, and Go further, faster are trademarks or registered trademarks of NetApp, Inc. inthe United States and/or other countries. The use of the term “partnership” does not indicate a legal partnership betweenNetApp and any other company. ###Media Contact: Marialuisa Curran, APRSavtira CorporationDirect: 813-440-3847Fax: 813-440-3800MCurran@Savtira.comwww.Savtira.com