San Francisco, CA – July 25th 2012 – Scality, storage infrastructure innovator, today formally announced their new business partnership with Sendmail, Inc., the messaging infrastructure experts. As part of the new alliance, Sendmail will bring Scality’s award winning RING software solution to the Email Service Provider market with an initial focus on Japan, where Sendmail is already in use by 9 of the 10 largest providers.
“Scality is now widely recognized as the leading Object storage software solution for large Email Service Providers,” said Serge Dugas, Chief Alliance Officer at Scality. “The combination of our technology and Sendmail’s expertise presents tremendous opportunities for both companies, particularly in the Japanese market.”
With smartphones surpassing feature phones as the most acquired device in Japan (comScore), mobile messaging is exploding. This presents critical service provider performance challenges associated with the storage of email and their accompanying attachments, including video, music and other large files.
Sendmail‘s solutions ensure global email connectivity, routing, and message delivery between people, systems, and applications located on-premises, in-cloud or on mobile devices. Known for their expertise in simplifying email topology and reducing infrastructure costs for Global 2000 enterprises and large service providers, Sendmail is helping Japanese ISPs manage more than 50 million of the 58 million mailboxes being accessed via mobile email in Japan (comScore).
“We are seeing significant growth in our ISP market due to the rapid adoption of smartphones in Japan for business use,” said Barry Shurtz, vice president of marketing, Sendmail Inc. “That growth has fueled the demand for integrated email infrastructure and storage solutions. With Sendmail’s Sentrion email infrastructure and Scality’s RING software solutions, ISPs can quickly meet the challenges associated with rapid smartphone growth—today and well into the future.”
Sendmail is already partnering with several of Scality’s existing partners including Zimbra and Cloudmark, making this a very natural fit for both companies. The partnership will provide a single point of contact for a complete end to end solution.
Scality RING Organic Storage, is a patented storage infrastructure solution for the large scale. Trusted by some of the largest service provider’s in the world it supports over 50 million users worldwide.
RING Organic is used for both the primary storage and the long term preservation of files on cloud-based applications such as Email, STaaS, Photo and File Sharing.
With its unique two tier design and the use of commodity hardware Ring is able to deliver both the performance and the cost efficiency needed by an enterprise grade multi-PB solution.
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About Sendmail, Inc.:
Sendmail simplifies business email complexity and reduces IT infrastructure costs for large enterprises. The company’s solutions ensure global email connectivity, routing, and message delivery between people, systems, and applications located on-premises, in-cloud or on mobile devices. The Sentrion Email Infrastructure Platform performs intelligent email policy and message inspection ensuring all critical communications and content are integrated with business policies, applications and processes. Sendmail is headquartered in Emeryville, CA with offices throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. For more information, call 1-87-SENDMAIL or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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