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Zadara Storage
Industry "Storage as a service
Founded March 2011
Headquarters "Irvine, California and "Yokneam, "Israel
Key people
Nelson Nahum, CEO
Products "Cloud storage
Website www.zadarastorage.com

Zadara Storage is a "computer data storage company founded in 2011, with headquarters in "Irvine, California.[1] The company develops computer software that it markets as "storage-as-a-service, which can be used for "cloud or on-premises servers, a model sometimes called "private cloud.[2] The company also has a development office in "Israel.[3]



Zadara Storage was founded in 2011 with $3 million in start-up funding.[4] In 2012, the company introduced cloud-based storage to "Amazon.com's public cloud customers. The storage was designed to be used as "persistent storage in conjunction with "Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2).[1] The company started by selling "block data storage for "storage area networks (SAN), and later added "network attached storage (NAS) for cloud customers.[1]

In July 2012 the company completed a $7 million first funding round.[5] In August 2013, Toshiba's America Electronic Components (TAEC) division invested $3 million in the company. Reports indicated that as part of the investment, Toshiba's disk drives would be used in Zadara's storage products.[3] In 2014, Zadara Storage was named a Cool Vendor by informational technology advisory firm "Gartner.[6]

Products and services[edit]

Zadara Storage sells "cloud storage services to clients through its virtual Zadara Storage cloud, for which it holds a patent.[7][8] The operating software combines the company's proprietary software with third party software including "OpenStack, and allows the storage to be distributed to different user or tenants in a multi-tenant environment.[9] The platform allows users to create private clouds consisting of multiple "high-availability cluster virtual storage arrays.[9] In addition to its "block and file storage services, the company also sells "Amazon S3/"OpenStack Swift-compliant object storage services, called ZIOS Object Storage.[7]

The Zadara Storage Backup to Amazon S3 (B2S3) product allows automatic backups from Zadara Storage Cloud to Amazon S3-compatible storage.[10] Zadara Container Services is technology that embeds "Docker "containers into Zadara's storage arrays.[11]


  1. ^ a b c "Zadara Storage is bringing the flexibility and security of closed systems to the public cloud". startupbeat.com. 2012-08-03. Retrieved 2016-08-12. 
  2. ^ "Zadara rolls out on-premise pay-per-use private cloud storage". zdnet.com. 2014-08-08. Retrieved 2016-08-12. 
  3. ^ a b "Why you wanna go and put STaaS in their eyes? Toshiba pays $3m for Zadara". theregister.co.uk. 2013-08-02. Retrieved 2016-08-12. 
  4. ^ "Leveraging Amazon To Build a Cloud Storage Business: Nelson Nahum, CEO of Zadara Storage (Part 2)". sramanamitra.com. 2016-03-08. Retrieved 2016-08-12. 
  5. ^ "Zadara Storage raises $7M to speed up Amazon's & Rackspace's clouds (exclusive)". venturebeat.com. 2012-07-16. Retrieved 2016-08-12. 
  6. ^ "Cool Vendors in Storage Technologies, 2014". venturebeat.com. 2012-07-19. Retrieved 2016-08-19. 
  7. ^ a b "Zadara Adds Object Storage, Larger SSDs And FC Support". venturebeat.com. 2016-04-13. Retrieved 2016-08-12. 
  8. ^ "USPTO Database - Virtual private storage array service for cloud servers". uspto.gov. Retrieved 2016-08-12. 
  9. ^ a b "Who is Zadara and what does it mean by a Virtual Private Storage ?". theregister.co.uk. 2014-08-07. Retrieved 2016-08-12. 
  10. ^ "6 Storage Solutions For Cloud-Based Archiving". crn.com. 2015-11-20. Retrieved 2016-08-12. 
  11. ^ "Zadara Storage-as-a-Service Runs Docker Containers Directly Inside Storage". crn.com. 2015-06-25. Retrieved 2016-08-12. 

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