Cleversafe Inc. and Spectra Logic Announce Strategic Partnership

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CHICAGO, May 9, 2011 –/– Cleversafe Inc., the smarter equation for secure cloud storage, today announced a technology partnership with Spectra Logic, a leader in tape backup and backup data storage solutions. Through the partnership, customers gain the highest value storage solution with Cleversafe’s disk-based storage platform supporting nearline and online activities, alongside Spectra Logic’s tape solutions for long term retention.

“Spectra Logic and Cleversafe both have innovative solutions that perfectly complement each other, providing a greater value and well-rounded solution for our joint customers,” said Molly Rector, vice president of Worldwide Marketing for Spectra Logic. “Cleversafe is a natural fit for our tape library solution since it allows for seamless and transparent data integration for our customers. Our partnership will make data migration easier, cost-effective and more secure.”

The Cleversafe storage platform provides a simple target for Spectra Logics’ tape library solution. Stored data will migrate from Cleversafe’s storage platform to Spectra Logic’s tape library, allowing data integration to be flawless for the customer. This combined solution helps eliminate the difficulties and inconsistencies arising from manual data migration which typically results in data corruption and loss.

“Cleversafe is committed to partner with leading technology companies like Spectra Logic to provide our customers with the best storage solution available,” said Chris Gladwin, president and CEO of Cleversafe. “With Cleversafe’s reputation as a secure, reliable and cost-effective storage solution, and Spectra Logic’s industry leading back-end tape repository solution, this partnership combines the best qualities of both companies.”

Cleversafe’s storage platform is able to scale to petabytes, has inherent data security, is 100 million times more reliable than RAID and eliminates the cost penalty associated with RAID and replication. By combining Cleversafe’s solution with Spectra Logic’s proven record of providing innovative data protection and backup solutions through tape backup, customers will be offered the best storage archive and business continuity solution.

About Spectra Logic Corporation
At Spectra Logic we define, design and deliver innovative data protection through tape and disk-based backup, recovery and archive storage solutions. By igniting innovation we challenge expectations of the data protection market with intelligent, integrated, and simple to use backup and archive technologies. Spectra’s tape library product line swept Storage magazine/’s 2010 Quality Awards for enterprise and midrange tape libraries, winning first place in all 14 categories. Throughout our 30-plus year history we have delivered high-density, feature rich storage with unmatched service and support to customers worldwide. For more information, visit

About Cleversafe Inc.
As technology evolves, there’s always a better way to store, secure and distribute information… Imagine hiring the smartest mathematicians on the planet to be sure you always have the right answer to the changing equations of choice. For organizations who value confidentiality, data integrity, and limitless availability, Cleversafe’s engineering philosophy is to innovate in anticipation of the next challenge — always providing the right answer.

The Smarter Equationâ„¢.

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