|[January 09, 2013]
Ongoing Operations, a Leading Community Cloud Services Provider, Purchases Additional IceWEB 7000 Unified Data Storage System
STERLING, Va. --(Business Wire)--
IceWEB (News - Alert), Inc. - (OTCBB:IWEB), a leading provider of Unified Data
Storage appliances for cloud and virtual environments as well as secure,
infinitely scalable Cloud Services, announced today that Ongoing
Operations, a leading cloud storage provider, has purchased an
additional high-performance IceWEB 7000 highly redundant and scalable
unified data storage system.
"This represents our second purchase from IceWEB. The IceWEB 7000 more
than fulfills our needs, is performance-based, provides not only cost
savings but the reliability and protection that remain invaluable to our
business," stated Kyle Stutzman, Chief Technology Officer, Ongoing
Rob Howe, CEO of IceWEB, added, "For IceWEB to be 'the choice' of such a
highly respected company like Ongoing Operations, is very encouraging.
Winning this business after being put through an arduous bidding and
selection process against the rest of the field is particularly
important for us. I want to reiterate, this is a repeat sale
of hardware, software and services. That is testament that our sales
efforts are gaining all-important traction. We expect many more to come."
In a competitive procurement process involving traditional storage
vendors, only the IceWEB 7000 system fully satisfied all of the
customer's unified data storage and performance requirements, including:
Highly redundant dual controller units
Hybrid disk pooling, combining Solid State (SSD) and high performance
SAS (News - Alert) drives
Eight 10-Gibabit Ethernet connectivity for iSCSI and NAS
Hot-pluggable drives, controllers, fans and power supplies
Single, double and triple parity RAID protection: 0, 1, 10, 5, 50, 6,
60 and 6+1
Automatic file system error correction ensures data integrity
Unlimited, zero impact, zero capacity snapshots simplifies development
and optimizes backup
Thin provisioning, deduplication and compression to optimize
Flexible, no-impact replication (local or remote, real-time or
VMWare ESXi 5.0 Compatibility
IceSTORM 128-Bit Multi Node High Availability Cluster Operating System
Additionally, IceWEB's Disaster Recovery Site and Complex Citrix
Installation as well as the European replication connection were
critical components in Ongoing Operation's decision process.
Ongoing Operations was formed in 2005 as a business continuity CUSO by a
group of credit unions looking for better disaster recovery
solutions. We have grown from serving a handful of local
organizations to over 500 clients nationwide, due to the growing
complexities of disaster recovery planning. Today the
Company is owned by about twenty credit unions all around the United
States. The company has evolved to work with both Credit Unions and
companies that value high quality technology, service and security. The
company offers a full disaster recovery solution as well as a complete
cloud solution that is fully hosted and managed out of multiple data
centers with very high levels of uptime and great flexibility.
IceWEB manufactures award-winning, high performance unified data storage
appliances with enterprise storage management capabilities at a fraction
of the price of traditional providers, while reducing space, power and
cooling requirements and simplifying storage management for land-based,
virtual and cloud environments. For more information please call
800-465-4637 or visit www.IceWEB.com.
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