SoftNAS Cloud accelerates enterprise performance on any hardware through an easily and rapidly deployed full-featured, software-based Network-Attached Storage (NAS) appliance

HOUSTON, TX – August 25, 2015 — / — SoftNAS, the #1 best-selling software-based network-attached storage (NAS) in the cloud, today announced its participation in the CenturyLink Cloud Marketplace Provider Program. With SoftNAS’ inclusion in the program, CenturyLink Cloud customers now have secure file sharing and storage capabilities on the CenturyLink Cloud platform.

“CenturyLink Cloud customers can easily use SoftNAS applications to assure they have secure, highly available access to their data whenever and wherever they need it, worldwide,” said Rick Braddy, CEO and CTO, SoftNAS. “SoftNAS’s powerful, software-based, enterprise-class NAS simplifies data management and storage for customers using any combination of on-premise, public, private and hybrid clouds.”

The CenturyLink Cloud Marketplace Provider Program allows participating technology companies, such as SoftNAS, to integrate with the CenturyLink Cloud platform. These add-on and business-ready solutions are available to CenturyLink’s cloud, hosting and network customers.

Using SoftNAS Cloud, businesses can better manage the rapidly increasing volume of data. Customers experience faster backup and archival speeds. As part of the CenturyLink Cloud, customers that want a flexible IT infrastructure can easily integrate SoftNAS Cloud to manage petabytes of data with predictable maintenance and operating expenses.

Because software deployment takes minutes, customers have immediate access to data, protection and unlimited remote-office and back-office archival support. SoftNAS Cloud works with multiple platforms simplifying configuration whether customers require NFS exports for application-level storage, S3 object storage backup or CIFS Active Directory® integration for Windows® operating systems. The flexibility and access SoftNAS Cloud provides makes it ideal for web platforms, database storage, data warehouses, and image archiving.

“Businesses everywhere have storage needs stemming from unrelenting data growth, and robust cloud storage solutions are increasingly important,” said David Shacochis, vice president of cloud platform at CenturyLink. “SoftNAS Cloud, which provides users a flexible way to easily store, access and move data, is a welcome addition to the many secure, business-friendly applications available to users of the CenturyLink Cloud platform within our Cloud Marketplace.”

To start using SoftNAS Cloud on CenturyLink Cloud storage today, refer to the “Getting Started” guide on the CenturyLink Cloud Knowledge Base.

The CenturyLink Cloud is a public cloud platform available in North America, Europe and Asia. CenturyLink Cloud delivers enterprise-class control, agility, scalability and security backed by an industry-leading global network.

About SoftNAS
SoftNAS™, LLC, is the leading provider of software-based NAS solutions and protects mission-critical data for customers using any combination of public, private and hybrid clouds. SoftNAS gives its customers the power of data security, portability and access, providing enterprise-class cloud NAS storage and file gateway capabilities required to safely, predictably, and reliably operate IT systems and applications. SoftNAS believes in powerful, hassle-free storage and supports the most popular public, private, and hybrid cloud computing platforms, including Amazon® AWS™, Microsoft® Azure™, CenturyLink Cloud®, VMware® vSphere™ and vCloud Air™.

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