LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - May 8, 2013) -  Today at EMC World, Panzura, a leading provider of global cloud storage solutions, and EMC Corporation announced that EMC had added Panzura to its EMC Technology Partner (ETP) program at the platinum level. This addition of Panzura at the highest level further confirms the value of the EMC/Panzura cloud storage solution. This designation opens access to development, marketing, and sales resources at EMC to enhance and optimize the integration and benefits of Panzura and EMC technology and infrastructure.

"The addition of Panzura as a Platinum ETP partner confirms the potential EMC sees in Panzura's technology for augmenting the value and functionality our customers get from EMC storage," said Parmeet Chaddha, vice president of EMC Solutions Group. "EMC is allocating significant resources to help customers understand and fully realize the benefits of a combined Panzura/EMC solution."

Panzura's award-winning Global Cloud Storage System integrates seamlessly with existing infrastructure while providing global integration of all enterprise sites and a public or private cloud. Customers eliminate the need for local storage for backup and archiving while enabling global consolidation of distributed Tier-2+ storage capacity, reduction of storage overhead, conversion of CapEx to OpEx, and access to any data, anytime, anywhere. Full local NAS features plus military-grade encryption and FIPS 140-2 validation provide unmatched IT control and security in a cloud-integrated, global storage platform.

"More and more global enterprises are undertaking initiatives to incorporate cloud storage into their IT strategy," said Jim Thayer, vice president of channels and business development for Panzura. "And increasingly, these enterprises are turning to EMC and Panzura, the leaders in our respective technologies. We are proud and excited to be a platinum member of EMC's ETP and look forward to working together to help our customers achieve the full potential of cloud storage."

About Panzura
Panzura optimizes enterprise data storage management and distribution in the cloud, making cloud storage simple and secure. Panzura's revolutionary global cloud storage solution seamlessly combines the flexibility, performance and productivity benefits of distributed storage with the manageability, security and cost benefits of centralized storage, overcoming fundamental "administrator vs. user" and "budget vs. performance" conflicts. With Panzura, data location no longer affects usage. Panzura: Cloud Storage Made Seamless. For more information, visit or email

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