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Cloudian Announces Major European Expansion, BCLOUD Partnership

New Relationship with Europe's Leading Cloud Enabler Yields Four New Customers in 90 Days

LONDON, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CLOUDEXPO EUROPE -- S3 object storage leader Cloudian today announced a major expansion of its European presence, through a partnership with BCLOUD, Europe's leading cloud enabler company. BCLOUD has chosen the Cloudian® object storage platform as the basis for all storage offerings, including private, hybrid and public clouds built for both service providers and enterprises. In just 90 days, this new relationship has yielded four new customer deployments throughout Europe, including Savenet Solutions, Asco Tlc and Salvix.

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"Enterprise and user information is growing exponentially, as is the need to have access to this information from any device at any time," said Roberto Castelli, CEO, BCLOUD. "Cloud and object storage is the answer to this need, and Cloudian is the best object storage solution on the market. With its superior S3 compatibility, great economics and massive scale, Cloudian will help our partners implement new services and platforms in public, private and hybrid cloud environments."

Under the new agreement, BCLOUD, which already employs Cloudian experts, will resell and integrate Cloudian in Europe while serving as Cloudian's support competency center. The software-based Cloudian storage solution provides an API that is fully compliant with Amazon S3, offering access to the vast S3 ecosystem of tools and applications. In addition, Cloudian provides reliable and economical object storage solutions that scale easily from a few Terabytes to multiple Petabytes.

BCLOUD is a cloud enabling company that supports cloud service providers, VAR/System integrators and enterprises in adopting and implementing their cloud solutions as well as increasing their portfolio of services. BCLOUD continuously scouts new technologies, solutions and services tailored to cloud computing, to dramatically reduce their time to adoption and time to market. As a cloud enabler, BCLOUD is specialized in providing all required know-how that is necessary for the selection of cloud-aware solutions and their localization.

"BCLOUD's embrace of the Cloudian platform is testament to the power of our storage solution to work across cloud environments and deployment types," said Mike Tso, co-founder and CEO, Cloudian. "Enterprises and service providers alike can rely on Cloudian's powerful S3 compatible solution to build effective, efficient solutions with unprecedented scale."

Cloudian and BCLOUD will exhibit together at CloudExpo Europe, February 26-27, 2014 in Stand 132. Cloudian General Manager of the Americas and EMEA Giorgio Propersi will also be a featured presenter in the "Software Defined Data Centre and Networks" Theater.  He will speak about "Object Storage-Redefining Storage 2.0" on Thursday, February 27, at 3:30 p.m

About BCLOUD
BCLOUD is a company that operates in a modern and emerging sector of ICT market: the Cloud Computing, that is the way to drop complexity and costs arising from management of ICT infrastructures, the REAL problem that CxO's has to face every day. Young and dynamic company, BCLOUD is the partner of choice for applications and cloud service providers, cloud brokers and Customers/Users to provide solutions, expertise and support to create cloud-oriented service. It supports its customer in adopting and implementing their Private/Public or Hybrid Cloud solutions or increasing their portfolio of services, accelerating the "Go To Market" and minimizing the "Time-to-Adoption" and the "Time-to-Market."

For more information please visit www.b-cloud.it

About Cloudian
Cloudian is a Foster City, Calif.-based software company specializing in cloud storage. Cloudian® is an S3-compatible cloud object storage platform that enables service providers and enterprises to build reliable, affordable and scalable hybrid cloud storage solutions. Cloudian is actively partnering with leading cloud computing environments including Amazon Web Services, Citrix Cloud Platform, Apache CloudStack, OpenStack and the vast ecosystem of S3 compatible tools and applications. Cloudian's customers include Vodafone, Nextel, NTT, Nifty, and LunaCloud. The company has additional offices in China and Japan. For more information or to try Cloudian today, please visit www.cloudian.com.

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SOURCE Cloudian, Inc.

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