Nirvanix Enables Embedded Content Storage for International Media Service Provider Samba Tech

June 23, 2009

Cloud storage integrated into SaaS rich-media management platform ensures instant scalability without needing to purchase, manage hardware

SAN DIEGO, June 23 /PRNewswire/ — Nirvanix, the premier enterprise Cloud Storage service provider, today announced that Samba Tech is utilizing the Nirvanix Storage Delivery Network(TM) (SDN(TM)) as the content storage and delivery method for its SaaS-based rich-media management platform that enables major media groups and enterprises in Latin America to efficiently communicate with their audiences.

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Samba Tech’s Liquid Platform provides the hosting, management, protection and monetization of video, audio and images. It enables customers to generate customized applications along with complete solutions for WebTV, corporate communications and live streaming media. Samba Tech uses the Nirvanix SDN as the backbone of its Liquid Platform, integrating online storage and enhancing its product offerings while overcoming capital constraints and infrastructure management issues.

“Nirvanix enhances our ability to solve the logistical issues of offering content storage integration as part of our customers’ media offerings in a way that maximizes the efficiency of digital delivery,” said Rodrigo Paolucci, Chief Marketing Officer of Samba Tech. “Because we can take advantage of the Nirvanix SDN, we have been able to provide our international customer base with secure media storage while avoiding the significant capital investment that otherwise would have been required to build out our own storage solution.”

“Our collaboration with Samba Tech is an example of an ideal use case for the Nirvanix SDN and showcases our unique ability to offer companies an instant global footprint for storing and delivering media,” said Jim Zierick, President and CEO of Nirvanix. “By integrating Nirvanix, media companies of all sizes can reduce the complexity of managing their infrastructure and efficiently enable the reuse of their content while reducing their costs.”

About SambaTech

Samba Tech, a Brazilian company headquartered in Belo Horizonte, was created in 2004 and now has 40 employees spread throughout offices in Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires (Argentina) and Santiago (Chile). Samba’s business model is based on the concept of digital logistics. The company has a platform that enables the customer to organize, manage and distribute its content (video, audio and image), always organizing processes and optimizing the infrastructure. Focused mainly on the content and knowledge management, Samba offers solutions that enable media groups and TV broadcasters, as well as enterprises, to reach their target audience in a fast and simple way. Samba’s services are all online and the customer doesn’t need physical servers.

About Nirvanix

Nirvanix (www.nirvanix.com) is the market leader in enterprise cloud storage and offers a fully managed cloud storage service designed from the ground up for the enterprise. Headquartered in San Diego, California, Nirvanix is privately held and has raised more than $23 million in funding from world-class investors including Intel Capital, Valhalla Partners, Mission Ventures, Windward Ventures, and the European Founders Fund. Nirvanix has over 500 customers ranging from Internet startups to Fortune 10 organizations and include Arizona State University, Nero, and The Planet, among others.

For more information about the company and its services, visit www.nirvanix.com.

Nirvanix, Storage Delivery Network, SDN and Experiencing Nirvanix are trademarks of Nirvanix. All others are trademarks or trade names of their respective owners.

    Nirvanix Contact:                     Contact Agency:
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    619.764.5650 ext. 306                 818.884.8282
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