Quantum Selects Group Logic for Enterprise Apple Support

(Ping! Zine Web Hosting Magazine) – Group Logic, the industry’s leading provider of enterprise file access, management and integration for heterogeneous computing environments, today announced Quantum Corp., the leading global specialist in backup, recovery and archive, selected Group Logic to deliver a new product for its StorNext® data management solution, strengthening Quantum’s product portfolio for Apple enterprise customers.

The Group Logic LAN Client for StorNext, available this month, gives desktop clients running the Mac OS X platform native access via a local area network (LAN) to StorNext’s high-performance shared file and archiving solution.

As Apple makes sweeping inroads in the enterprise both through corporate platform standardization and the consumerization of IT, heterogeneous environments composed of both Mac and Windows infrastructure are increasingly the norm. The partnership between Group Logic and Quantum addresses the growing need for greater storage capacity and higher performance file storage and archiving that effortlessly integrates multi-platform corporate environments. Through the joint solution, Mac users will be provided with the seamless experience they desire while IT gains what it needs to effectively and efficiently manage the explosive growth in data and storage requirements.

“Quantum selected Group Logic because of its extensive data access expertise in today’s multi-operating system environments,” said Janae Stow Lee, Senior Vice President, Disk and Software Product Group, Quantum. “We are secure in knowing that the new Group Logic LAN Client for StorNext, announced today, is built on a robust technology backplane for file access on an Apple infrastructure.”

“Quantum has done an incredible job of bringing managed, scale-out file systems to media and entertainment and other segments that urgently need to scale storage in the face of explosive growth in content,” said Andy Lewis, Senior Vice President, Business Development, Group Logic. “We are particularly pleased that our investments in Mac integration technology can be leveraged by Quantum to quickly bring to market valuable new capabilities that help corporations with rapidly growing Mac implementations.”

Group Logic has been at the forefront of delivering enterprise file access solutions to Apple customers for over a decade with its ExtremeZ-IP® solution which provides seamless integration of Mac platforms into Windows environments, and remains committed to developing and bringing to market innovative and competitive products that meet the demands of the heterogeneous enterprise.

About Group Logic

Group Logic, Inc. (GLI) is the industry’s leading provider of enterprise file access, management and integration for heterogeneous computing environments. GLI’s solutions enable corporate users quickly and easily to access, share and extend their digital content securely and in heterogeneous environments that support both Apple and Windows infrastructure. With over 20 years of unmatched experience, GLI’s emphasis on customer success is the very core of its business. More than 4500 of the world’s most innovative companies trust GLI every day to maximize their ROI in existing digital content. As a result, GLI customers can spend less time on management and more time building businesses and serving customers. For more information, visit Group Logic on the web at http://www.grouplogic.com