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ServerCentral Selects Scality’s RING Object Storage to Power Internet Video Distribution

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Next Generation storage platform for media content distribution

ServerCentral CTO Avi Freedman will discuss Scality RING at Next Generation Storage Summit, March 4-5th
San Francisco, CA – February 27, 2014


Scality, an established leader in petabyte scale software-defined enterprise class storage based on object technology, announced that ServerCentral has chosen Scality for its next generation storage platform for media content distribution.

ServerCentral is a global provider of Cloud and IT infrastructure solutions. The company sought to offer a next-generation “Origin Delivery” solution by using a commercial, S3-compatible offering that enables its optimized origin servers in a high performance networking infrastructure to stream tens to hundreds of gigabits of content. ServerCentral’s system is architected to support the company’s content distribution partners – organizations requiring high scalability, high performance and guaranteed data durability from their origins.

“It was important for us to enable our partners to be able to offload CDNs and do some of the core delivery functions from the origin storage systems. We evaluated five different products and chose Scality for this internally developed content delivery system,” said Avi Freedman, CTO of ServerCentral. “Scality was selected because of its robustness during component failure; its connector architecture, enabling flexibility and scalability; its native file system, which simplified integration; and the inclusion of optional erasure coding, which makes storing long-tail content and media source files cost-efficient.”

Freedman will be discussing ServerCentral’s Origin server development and the selection of Scality RING at the Next Generation Storage Summit in Los Angeles, March 4 – 5, 2014.

“We are pleased to partner with ServerCentral. Their advanced content distribution system provides a great example of the flexibility and the power of the Scality RING,” said Jerome Lecat, CEO of Scality.

About ServerCentral

ServerCentral is an IT infrastructure solutions provider. Since 2000, leading technology, finance, health care and e-commerce firms have put their trust in ServerCentral to design and manage their mission-critical infrastructure. With data centers in North America, Europe and Asia, ServerCentral works with customers to develop the right solution for their business. Whether it is colocation, managed services, Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) or cloud, ServerCentral designs the optimal solution for each client. Learn more at http://www.servercentral.com, or contact us at +1 (312) 829-1111, sales@servercentral.com.


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