Hopkinton, Mass. - December 14, 2010 -
EMC Corporation (NYSE EMC), the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, today announced the industry's first self-service cloud enablement platform for storage—the EMC® Atmos® Cloud Delivery Platform. By combining the power of EMC Atmos with this intelligent cloud enablement platform for storage, service providers and enterprises can deliver a complete storage-as-a-service offering to customers in a matter of days—versus months. The Atmos Cloud Delivery Platform alleviates the need for an in-house, custom development effort that can take months of time and resources—significantly reducing enterprise and service provider costs, time-to-market and barriers to entry.
Key Facts and Highlights:
"The benefits of cloud storage services are simplicity, flexibility, and new levels of business agility. Service providers and enterprises alike need a solution that enables them to quickly and easily build a flexible foundation for cloud enabled services. The EMC Amos Cloud Delivery Platform's self-service identity provisioning, resource reporting on bandwidth and storage consumption, and easy metering capabilities for chargeback and billing is a compelling solution that helps fill the gaps. The EMC Atmos Cloud Delivery Platform gives both service providers and enterprises the means to offer valuable—and cost effective—services simply and efficiently."
Terri McClure, Senior Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group
"MTI is excited to be leveraging EMC Atmos to augment our service portfolio with new cloud and managed services under the MTI Care and MTI Cloud banners. The EMC Atmos Cloud Delivery Platform enables us to provide on-premise and off-premise solutions for storage, archiving and tape cloning. We believe these service offerings will provide significant value to customers who are looking to drive down the cost of securely storing and archiving their corporate data."
Aad Dekkers, Chief Marketing Officer at MTI Europe
"The EMC Atmos Cloud Delivery Platform could not have come at a better time for Redstor. We have been able to add incremental cloud storage services, further increasing our ability to aggregate demand for value-added cloud storage. In essence it is giving our customers and partners a flexible model to consume our storage with all the security and scale that the Atmos Cloud Delivery Platform offers. The EMC Atmos infrastructure enables Redstor's European facilities to take advantage of the growing demand for cloud storage and comes with the sort of functionality that makes it so much easier for us to deliver the sort of services we see our clients looking for. We are excited about next year's range of cloud services—built on this solid foundation of EMC cloud storage technology."
Tony Ruane, Co-founder and Business Development Director at Redstor
"The Atmos Cloud Delivery Platform is enabling service providers and enterprises to quickly enter into this new market space and deliver innovative cloud services today," said Mike Feinberg, Senior vice President, EMC Cloud Infrastructure Group. "This new platform eliminates the time, resources, and big investments that service providers and enterprises had to grapple with to join the cloud storage service arena. The EMC Atmos Cloud Delivery Platform is eliminating the barriers to market."
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