Scality Ring Receives Highest Security Validation from Independent Security Company SecludIT

San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 16, 2012

Scality, a leading developer of storage infrastructure software, today announced that RING, its high performance object storage solution – has received SecludITs security certification for its Storage as a Service infrastructure package – including the RS2 (REST Storage Service) connector.

SecludIT, a security software and consulting firm, recently studied Scality RING production configurations to analyze and inspect the security properties of the RING platform.

SecludIT analyzed and stress tested several Scality RING StaaS production environments for 3 months. They ran a variety of intrusive tests designed to detect security issues. Among tools and methods used for this study, SecludIT used vulnerability assessment tools such as the Elastic Detector and evaluated the SNIA Best Current Practices.

We are intimately familiar with many cloud platforms. We were impressed by the quality of the Scality platform at the security level. The solution is rock solid and tamper proof in terms of data isolation, intrusion resilience and information leakage. We didnt find any vulnerabilities and we can guarantee the comprehensive security of the Scality RING. said Sergio Loureiro, CEO and co-founder of SecludIT.

SecludITs certification is very meaningful to us and to the industry in general. Its security partnerships with Amazon Web Services, VMware and HP Cloud illustrate its widely recognized leadership position in the cloud ecosystem and the value of its data. said Philippe Nicolas, Director of Product Strategy.


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With RING Organic Storage 4.0, Scality Sets a New Milestone for File Storage at Scale

San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 02, 2012

While file storage has traditionally been deployed on dual-controller NAS architecture, the need for scale, which results from big data applications and the move to cloud infrastructures, requires a much more scalable design. With RING Organic Storage 4.0, Scality delivers a solution that handles both the primary storage and the long-term preservation of files at petabyte scale, with a density of up to 1.8 PB of protected data per rack. Scalitys RING is more cost effective than traditional NAS or Scale-out NAS because it leverages commodity hardware and reduces cost of operations.

RING Organic Storage 4.0, a major release, comes with 4 new essential features: