August 7, 2008

ParaScale Named to Network World’s “Ten Data Storage Companies to Watch” List

ParaScale, Inc., a startup company developing cloud storage solutions for deep content archives and rich-media content in traffic-intense applications, announced today that it has been named to Network World's list of "10 Data Storage Companies to Watch." The companies selected by Network World, a leading enterprise technology publication, are recognized for their innovation in the data storage market. The publication currently features the companies and the technologies they offer in the August 4 edition.

The companies were selected by Senior Writer for Network World, Jon Brodkin, in conjunction with leading industry analysts. In his article, Brodkin takes a look at many aspects of ParaScale including its primary business, why it's worth watching, how it started, its funding, how it got its name, and its management.

"We are honored to have been named as one of only ten data storage companies that Network World chose to recognize as a company to watch," said Cameron Bahar, CTO and co-founder, ParaScale, Inc. "It is a validation of market interest in our approach to deliver a highly scalable, self-managing clustered storage solution with massive capacity and parallel throughput."

"We are delighted to make Network World's list of 10 Hot Data Storage Companies," added Sajai Krishnan, CEO, ParaScale, Inc. "Technology like ParaScale's is very relevant today to service providers looking to provide public cloud storage services and to enterprises looking to deploy private storage clouds within their firewall."

About Network World

Network World, Inc., the Leader in Network Knowledge, empowers network IT executives through education, information and community. Network World, an IDG company, is the leading provider of news, analysis, reviews, events and education on information technology. Network World publishes the leading newsweekly, Network World, hosts the most active online communities (,,, and, and produces educational seminars and events worldwide. Network World's portfolio of strategic marketing programs provides marketing and agency professionals with the tools to generate high-quality leads, optimize marketing campaigns, and create new revenue opportunities. Additionally, Network World is the event organizer of DEMO and DEMOfall, the leading events for new technology innovation.

About ParaScale, Inc.

Founded in 2004 by industry veteran Cameron Bahar, ParaScale is headquartered in Silicon Valley. The company's primary markets are archive, media and entertainment. Additionally, ParaScale provides a platform for easily handling content in the oil and gas, medical imaging, video surveillance and genomic industries. Members of ParaScale's founding engineering team have successfully delivered distributed operating systems and cluster file systems for companies including Sun (Sun Cluster), HP (Open SSI), Symantec/Veritas (Storage Foundation Clustered VM and FS), Teradata (Teradata RDBMS), and IBM (AIX TCF). For more information, contact ParaScale, Inc. at 3 Results Way, Cupertino, Calif. 95014; phone (408) 716-7010; fax (408) 716-7011 or visit

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