Scality's Growth Surge Continues with Strong Base and Record Numbers of New Customers and Expansions Driving Exceptional Growth in 2019

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Scality, leader in software solutions for global data orchestration and distributed file and object storage today announced that 2019 brought the company record growth from both customer expansions and "new logo" customers that selected Scality RING Software-Defined Storage for its proven track record of keeping data intact and always available by offering the highest levels of durability for their customers' exabytes of data.

In 2019, as the company celebrated its 10(th) birthday, Scality expanded its install base with more than 50 new enterprise customers from around the world, across a broad range of industries and use-cases. Existing customers, the largest of which stores more than one hundred petabytes of data on Scality RING, grew their storage footprints as well, adding new use cases and workloads and accommodating data growth on existing workloads.

"Now in our 11th year, we're really proud to be able to say that eight of our ten first customer deployments are still in production and continue to invest in the Scality platform," said Jerome Lecat, Scality's CEO and one of the company's founders. "Based on the technology's impressive longevity and customer loyalty--not just maintaining, but expanding--it's clear that Scality RING is a storage solution for the long-term; on a trajectory to average at least a 20-year lifespan after deployment. That's a solid investment."

As we roll into 2020, Scality has:

    --  Achieved 100% growth in 2019 in healthcare and biopharmaceutical
        customers who trust their precious patient health and research data to
    --  Four of the world's largest National Libraries using Scality RING to
        preserve their collections. Governments in every corner of the world
        trust Scality RING for law enforcement, transportation, space
        exploration, defense, research, energy agency, federal banking, patent
        records, deeds and other legal documents, satellite and surveillance
        data, and more.
    --  More than 1/3 of the world's top service providers basing their
        customer-facing cloud services, and ultimately, building their
        businesses, on Scality RING.
    --  Twelve of the world's largest financial services companies employing
        Scality RING for use cases ranging from backup to big data archive,
        digital content repositories and more.
    --  Launched the latest generation of our flagship product, RING8. RING8
        embodies robust enterprise file and object storage, and enables Hybrid
        Cloud data management solutions through eXtended Data Management (XDM)
        supporting AWS, Azure, Google, Wasabi as well as 3rd party on-premises
        storage (NAS and Object).
    --  Proven compatibility with 85 independent software solutions across 75
        partner companies, supporting large deployments of Splunk, Ctera,
        Rubrik, Veeam, Commvault and all of the leading healthcare PACs
    --  Continuing partner-centricity as Scality continues to focus its
        attention on our strong partnerships and channels for growth, with 2019
        having brought the biggest sales year to date with partner, HPE, and a
        strengthening of our channel presence with the addition of two
        field-based channel directors.
    --  Achieved leadership in hybrid cloud, as the base for hybrid cloud
        deployments for enterprises around the world, including disaster
        recovery use cases with public clouds, Azure and AWS, and the new Azure
        Blob server, developed in conjunction with the Azure team, that enables
        Azure stack Hub and Edge solutions.
    --  Continued to prove our leadership, as is evidenced by the company and
        product positions in the major analyst publications, including
        leadership in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Distributed File and Object
        Storage for the fourth consecutive year and leadership in the 5(th)
        consecutive IDC Marketscape: Worldwide Object-Based Storage, along with
        a host of awards and accolades including NAB's Product of the Year.

"For a decade, it has been Scality's purpose to deliver technology that allows our customers to maximize the value of their data," said Jerome Lecat, Scality's CEO. "Our successes in the industry led us to be honored with a spot in the FT120, a list of French technology companies that have high growth potential and are committed to TECH4GOOD. The France tech scene has blossomed in the past 10 years, thanks to talented entrepreneurs, and thanks to the many initiative of the French government to support them. It's beyond exciting to be named amongst what is now a very strong group of growth companies."

About Scality

Scality builds the most powerful storage tools to make data easy to protect, search and manage anytime, on any cloud. We give customers the freedom and control necessary to be competitive in a data driven economy. Recognized as a leader in distributed file and object storage by Gartner and IDC, we help you to be ready for the challenges of the fourth industrial revolution.

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