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GigaOm Named Zadara Leader In Storage-as-a-Service Sonar Report

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Company Outperformed the competition in Breadth of Solution, Multi-tenancy, Business Model and Flexibility, Compared to Other Leading Storage Players

IRVINE, Calif., October 26, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zadara, the recognized leader in edge cloud services, today announced that it has been placed in the ‘leader’ position in GigaOm’s Storage-as-a-Service (STaaS) Sonar Report, beating out competitors including HPE, NetApp, IBM, Pure Storage, and more. In the report, Zadara was highlighted for offering a solid and true STaaS model with no initial commitment for users of all sizes; and for being easy to use, with integrated EC2-compatible services.

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GigaOm Sonar for STaaS Service. The Sonar provides a forward-looking analysis of vendor solutions in emerging technology sectors based on each vendor's strategy, technology and roadmap. The chart offers insight into the vendor’s relative position in the sector. Zadara is the leader because its business model and product offering have always been based on this consumption model. (Graphic: Business Wire)

GigaOm’s STaaS Sonar report is a new report describing vendor offerings to help IT organizations assess competing solutions in the context of well-defined features and criteria. Zadara achieved a rating of ‘exceptional’ across the board in terms of viability for enterprise adoption, in categories including ease of use, breadth of solution and more.

According to GigaOm’s Enrico Signoretti, "Zadara is the leader because it’s entire business model and product offering has always been based on this consumption model. The other major storage players are scattered across the chart because they all started from a different initial concept and implementation of the service, with some of them focused on infrastructure while others are more targeted toward a cloud-consumption model."

As the first company to offer enterprise storage as a complete service, Zadara transforms storage-related costs from a variable mix of equipment and management expenses to a predictable, on-demand, pay-per-use, elastic service that greatly simplifies planning, and streamlines budgeting. Zadara’s enterprise-class, consumption-based, fully-managed zStorage edge cloud storage offering is designed to support any data type (block, file, object), any protocol (NFS, CIFS, FC, iSCSI, iSER, S3, Swift and more), in any location (on-premises, across clouds or in a hybrid environment) with the desired performance (flash media and/or hard disk-based). zStorage delivers secure, dependable, and massively scalable storage that can support the most demanding workloads and complex data protection requirements. zStorage offers flash based storage and HDD-based storage with all the data protection features required by modern enterprises.

"Zadara has offered on-demand fully managed services for over a decade and securing the leading spot in this GigaOm report is more validation of our successful model," said Nelson Nahum, CEO and co-founder of Zadara. "We designed our unique cloud services technology from the beginning to deliver enterprise storage as a fully managed service. MSPs, Hosting providers and enterprises thrive when you remove the immense cost, complexity and burden of traditional data storage and management."

Zadara’s placement as the leader in GigaOm’s StaaS Sonar Report comes on the heels of several momentum-building partnership announcements with key technology providers including Cyxtera and Zenlayer.

For more information, see the full report here: GigaOm Storage-as-a-Service Sonar Report 2021

About Zadara:
Since 2011, Zadara’s Cloud Platform (ZCP) simplifies operational complexity through automated end-to-end infrastructure provisioning of compute, storage and network resources. Backed by an industry-best NPS rating of 71, Zadara Edge Cloud users are supported by Zadara’s team of battle-tested cloud experts and backed by our 100% SLA guarantee. With solutions available on-premises and through cloud and colocation providers, Zadara’s turnkey hardware/software, combined with its pay-only-for-what-you-use model, helps companies gain agility without sacrificing the features and functionality that enterprise IT teams demand. Zadara operates worldwide, including clouds in hundreds of data centers at public- and private-cloud partners, with an expert team that provides follow-the-sun services and support and is the official cloud supplier of Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN in the Formula One world championship. Zadara is headquartered in Irvine, California with locations in Cirencester (UK), Tokyo, Tel Aviv, Yokneam (Israel), Bangalore and Brazil.

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