REDWOOD CITY, CA – Oct. 6, 2014 — / — Coraid®, a leading vendor for public cloud service providers and large enterprise private clouds, today announced it will be exhibiting at IP Expo Europe, 8-9th of October in London.

At this event, Coraid will feature the newly introduced EtherDrive EX, a unified storage solution for block and file storage. This newest addition supports Coraid’s ongoing commitment to their customers with massive, multi-petabyte public and private cloud deployments.

The EtherDrive EX superior flexibility aids companies as they grow their storage resources to accommodate various workloads.

Highlights include:

  • A highly dense but compact 4U form factor provides up to 240TB of raw capacity the EX reduces the barrier to entry for cloud deployments, offering a compact solution capable of scaling to meet future demands.
  • High availability through its integrated dual-controller design and redundant components.
  • Users can customize its storage performance with a mix of SSD drives, NL-SAS drives and cache devices; the EX provides an elastic evolution to cloud architectures that have unpredictable growth.
  • Cloud service providers and enterprise private clouds looking for a dense form factor with lower power and cooling requirements will greatly benefit from this new offering.

In addition to the exhibit, Arni Finnsson, Technology Manager for 365 Media, Iceland’s largest multi-platform broadcaster and Coraid customer will offer a peer to peer session “Understanding the Challenges of Building a Scalable Cloud” at 3pm on 8 October and 11am on 9 October in the Cloud Enablement Theater. In response to the challenge of meeting increased demand for TV streaming services, 365 Media decided to build the nation’s first and largest cloud to support their customer interests. Mr. Finnsson, will guide session attendees through the process, from infrastructure planning and vendor selection to implementation, with tips to help them decide which cloud technologies (and what storage solution) is right for their unique environment.

Coraid will be exhibiting in Stand J4 at IP EXPO Europe which takes place on 8-9 October 2014 between 09:30 and 17:30 at theExCel Centre, London.

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About Coraid
Coraid provides storage solutions for cloud service providers and enterprises that are experiencing rapid, unpredictable data growth. Coraid leverages Layer 2 Ethernet to elevate network performance and improve operational effectiveness for companies deploying dynamic, large-scale, multi-workload environments. With its modular, pay-as-you-grow architecture and easy-to-use software, as well as proven support, design, and implementation, Coraid partners with customers to enable just-in-time scaling and versatility with a quick return on investment. For more information please visit

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