Little-known Oxygen Cloud, a beta-level online service, has begun providing support for large-scale enterprise migration to private storage clouds.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- If you and your company are interested in
using iPads and iPhones instead of BlackBerrys or other devices on an
enterprise network, read on.
Little-known Oxygen Cloud, a beta-level online service
that connects people, data and their devices within a company to a
single virtual file system, announced Nov. 3 that it will begin
providing similar support for large-scale enterprise migration to
private storage clouds.
The announcement was made at the Cloud Expo 2010 here at the Santa Clara Convention Center.
That support includes users who prefer to deploy their personal devices
for business -- and those can include the iPad and iPhone.
desktop access to data stored in public and private clouds and makes
cloud storage directly available to business users. The Newark,
Calif.-based company has been focusing on small and medium-size
Oxygen Cloud also enables an enterprise to mix and match files and data
from multiple public clouds, as well as setting up its own private
cloud to meet specific business requirements, such as security,
reliability, geography, performance and cost.
Enterprise users currently can choose from such public cloud storage
providers as Amazon, Cloud Leverage, Rackspace, Iron Mountain and
Users also can commission Oxygen's enterprise private cloud service --
along with specialized tools to manage security, provision users and
allocate storage settings -- for private cloud providers such as EMC
"Oxygen can play a pivotal role in private cloud deployment and
adoption," said Alex Teu, vice president of Business Development at Oxygen Cloud.
"We empower enterprises to extract maximum value from their choice of
private cloud vendors by completing the solution with end user and IT
applications for cloud storage."
Oxygen's administrative tools allow IT to control access
maintain user profiles and manage storage allocation -- balancing
users' storage and collaboration demands without sacrificing IT's need
to meet security and management requirements, Teu said.
Oxygen Cloud is a member of EMC's Velocity Atmos Partner Program. Signups for the Oxygen beta program are available now.