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Panasas® SiteSync™ Provides the Scale-Out Answer for Big Data Replication

Sunnyvale, California – November 13, 2014 – Panasas, the leader in hybrid scale-out NAS for technical computing and enterprise environments, today announced SiteSync, a high-speed, parallel replication and file transfer solution that solves the challenge of moving massive data sets across the LAN, quickly and with ease. Designed for use with the Panasas ActiveStor® high-performance hybrid storage appliance, the powerful new SiteSync software can replicate data up to 10x faster than conventional file transfer utilities. SiteSync provides customers with extremely fast and flexible parallel data migration and synchronization for disaster recovery, disk-to-disk backup, and remote archive applications.

“SiteSync is the scale-out answer to big data replication,” said Geoffrey Noer, vice president of product management at Panasas. “Traditional approaches were not designed to transfer large quantities of unstructured data. SiteSync solves this problem by delivering unmatched performance at scale, enabling IT organizations to migrate even their biggest data stores quickly and easily.”

Optimized for high-speed data replication and synchronization across the LAN, SiteSync provides reliable, high-performance data transfer capabilities. Panasas customers upgrading to PanFS 6.0 with RAID 6+, or transferring data to or from third party storage systems, will significantly benefit from SiteSync's parallel migration capabilities. SiteSync is available now to Panasas customers using ActiveStor systems with the PanFS 6.0 operating system.

Panasas will be demonstrating its ActiveStor 16 appliance at the Supercomputing Conference (SC’14) November 17 through 20 in booth 2657. To request an appointment at the event, visit

About Panasas
Panasas ActiveStor® hybrid scale-out NAS appliances drive enterprise and research innovation by accelerating workflows and simplifying data management. ActiveStor solutions leverage the patented PanFS® storage operating system, delivering high performance and reliability at scale from an appliance that is as easy to manage as it is fast to deploy. Now in its fifth generation, ActiveStor is optimized for the most demanding big data workloads in energy, government, life sciences, manufacturing, media, and university environments and has been deployed in more than fifty countries worldwide. For more information, visit

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