LONGMONT, Colo., Oct. 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dot Hill Systems Corp. (Nasdaq:HILL), a leading provider of SAN storage products, today announced that C7 Data Centers, a leader in outsourced IT solutions, has selected Dot Hill's AssuredSAN Pro 5000 Series 100 terabyte offering, with real-time automated tiering for single tenant private cloud solutions. C7 Data Centers is incorporating the AssuredSAN Pro 5000 Series into its recently introduced private cloud configuration which provides affordable cloud-based redundancy for physical and virtual production environments. "Many companies are looking at cloud implementations to grow IT resources without increasing support and hardware costs," said Jim Jonez, senior director of marketing, Dot Hill. "C7 Data Centers and Dot Hill are working together to provide a responsive, reliable, and cost-effective infrastructure. The Dot Hill AssuredSAN Pro 5000 Series allows cloud customers to increase capacity without having to purchase additional licenses, providing savings to their bottom line." "We're confident that in our FuseApp Private Cloud and Private Cloud Suite solutions we've found the right mix of technologies to provide a robust, affordable failover solution for physical and virtual production environments that is easy to scale," said Wes Swenson, CEO, C7 Data Centers. "The Dot Hill AssuredSAN Pro 5000 Series provides 99.999 percent availability and real-time tiering – features that meet the performance requirements of a production site." The AssuredSAN Pro 5000 Series features built-in intelligence that responds to data access needs autonomically, or without human intervention or policy setting. The AssuredSAN Pro Series, with RealStor™ software takes tiered storage to a new level – beyond other automated tiered storage systems using off-hours batch migration, and into a new era of autonomic, real-time data tiering. The AssuredSAN Pro 5000 Series is a high-performance, highly available and reliable integrated storage array that delivers consistently faster access to current data with built-in, real-time autonomic tiered storage and virtualization. The AssuredSAN Pro Series detects priorities for data access immediately to optimize the delivery of priority/high demand data in real time. Faster I/O is achieved in part through real-time, automated data tiering, which prioritizes data files, volumes or blocks between tiered storage using built-in analysis and data scoring.
About Dot HillLeveraging its proprietary Assured family of storage solutions, Dot Hill solves many of today's most challenging storage problems – helping IT to improve performance, increase availability, simplify operations, and reduce costs. Dot Hill's solutions combine breakthrough software with the industry's most flexible and extensive hardware platform and automated management to deliver best-in-class solutions. Headquartered in Longmont, Colo., Dot Hill has offices and/or representatives in China, Germany, India, Japan, Singapore, the United Kingdom, and the United States. For more information, visit us at www.dothill.com. About C7 Data Centers A privately held Utah corporation, C7 Data Centers is the largest colocation provider in the State of Utah. C7 builds and operates state of the art multi-tenant, carrier neutral, high-density data centers using ambient air cooling systems in America's lowest disaster-risk region. C7 delivers cloud solutions and flexible, customized data storage with personalized managed IT services to both local and global customers; serving clients from small business start-ups to Fortune 1000 companies. For more information about C7 Data Centers, call 801-822-5300 or visit www.c7dc.com. For press relations, contact Jennifer Johnson at 202-841-1171. Statements contained in this press release regarding matters that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act. Because such statements are subject to risks and uncertainties, actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. The risks that contribute to the uncertain nature of the forward-looking statements include, among other things, those that are set forth in Dot Hill's most recent Form 10-Q and Form 10-K filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. All forward-looking statements contained in this press release speak only as of the date on which they were made. Dot Hill undertakes no obligation to update such statements to reflect events that occur or circumstances that exist after the date on which they were made.