Cloud Partners adds Nimble Storage to Portfolio

Improves performance, reduces cost, and reduces energy-demanding data center space

| Source: Cloud Partners

WESTFIELD, New Jersey, June 26, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cloud Partners, a technology consulting firm that provides enterprise users with innovative technology solutions, announces the addition of Nimble Storage ( to its portfolio of high-value solution platforms.

The addition of Nimble solutions will allow Cloud Partners to deliver differentiated services that meet or exceed the evolving demands of its enterprise customers, such as flexible scaling of resources to satisfy the demands of business-critical applications.  The Nimble solution also aligns well with the broader enterprise needs that Cloud Partners focuses on such as data center energy reductions and cost containment.

"As part of our value proposition and standard practice we constantly evaluate advanced technologies that will deliver real value without introducing risk," said Marty Colburn, CTO and managing partner. "The storage market is crowded, fragmented and quickly evolving.  We look to partner with companies that not only have great technology, but staying power.  Nimble fits that bill for us."

Nimble Storage is a flash storage architecture engineered to efficiently provide organizations with the highest levels of performance. Along with integrated data protection and predictive support, enterprise customers can confidently deploy and seamlessly scale their storage infrastructure as their business grows. The company's flash storage solutions are based on its patented Cache Accelerated Sequential Layout (CASL™) storage architecture that leverages fast read performance of flash and the cost-effective capacity of hard disk drives, and Nimble InfoSight, an automated cloud-based management and support system that maintains storage system peak health.

"The value enabled by Nimble gets to the heart of what is important to our customers, and the market," said Michael Stemmler, co-founder and managing partner.  "Once we took a look under the hood, we knew that Nimble had the right stuff.  The impressive adoption rate and strong leadership make Nimble an ideal portfolio partner for us.  The Nimble value proposition aligns well with our business and fits nicely as part of our broader suite of solutions."

About Cloud Partners
|Cloud Partners works in a consulting role with enterprises to address their specific business needs which starts with a data-driven assessment, allowing the application of emerging technologies.  The firm specializes in understanding the rapidly-developing big data and enterprise cloud ecosystem and applying the right solution components to a particular business challenge or opportunity.

Cloud Partners assists its enterprise customers with introductions to technology suppliers through the proposal phase and pilot proof-of-concept projects.

Cloud Partners brokers and manages best-in-class big data and enterprise cloud solutions through a process that drastically reduces the cost and time-to-value for a global enterprise. Founded in 2011, Cloud Partners is focused exclusively on finding and enabling solutions for enterprises that are looking to unlock the potential in their data without the time, cost and complexity associated with traditional big data and cloud initiatives. The firm is headquartered in New Jersey with a satellite office in Washington D.C.

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Michael Stemmler


Martin Colburn