Gluster Announces Brightcove as Cloud Storage Customer

Innovative scale-out cloud storage solution delivers cost-effective, highly scalable and highly available storage to leading cloud content services company

Sunnyvale, Calif. – June 21, 2011 – – Gluster, the leading provider of scale-out, open source storage for public and private clouds, today announced that Brightcove, the leading cloud content services company, is using its storage solution to power video for tens of thousands of websites. Brightcove’s Video Cloud online video platform is the platform of choice for media companies, businesses, and organizations in over 50 different countries, offering everything from mobile video solutions to third-party player plug-ins, innovative ad formats, and pre-built integrations with CMS systems, ad servers and ad networks.

“Our mission at Brightcove is to publish and distribute the world’s professional digital media, so efficient storage of that media is mission-critical for us,” said Rich Paret, Director of Systems Engineering at Brightcove. “Gluster provides us with an effective solution for our storage infrastructure to ensure we constantly meet business demands. It delivers the scalability, performance and cost savings we need to continue offering cost-effective solutions without having to sacrifice performance and consistency.”

With Gluster, Brightcove is able to add storage transparently without affecting the end user. Gluster provides Brightcove with mission-critical features at a low cost with limitless scalability and high availability. Gluster is also an open source storage solution that is able to meet Brightcove’s storage demands, providing the technology necessary to address hyper growth without breaking the budget.

“Brightcove’s Video Cloud is considered an innovative, cloud-based video platform by its customers, the company selected an innovative storage platform designed for cloud environments,” said AB Periasamy, Co-Founder and CTO of Gluster. “Gluster is delivering the limitless scalability and high availability Brightcove needs to meet its extensive customer demands at a price that is appealing to the company’s business model.”

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About Gluster Technology
Gluster’s software-only solutions let enterprises deploy storage the same way they deploy computing today–as a virtualized, commoditized, and scale-on-demand pool, radically improving storage economics. Combined with the customer’s choice of commodity computing and storage resources, Gluster can scale-out to petabytes of capacity and GB/s of throughput at a fraction of the cost of proprietary systems. Gluster ensures high availability with n-way replication both within and between public and private data centers. Gluster is deployable both on-premise (as a virtual appliance or bare-metal software appliance) and in public clouds such as Amazon Web Services. Gluster is the primary author and maintainer of the open-source GlusterFS software, which has been downloaded over 200,000 times.

About Gluster
Gluster is the leading provider of open source storage solutions for public, private and hybrid clouds. Over 150 enterprises worldwide have used Gluster in commercial deployments ranging from a few terabytes to multiple petabytes, across the most demanding applications in digital media delivery, healthcare, Internet, energy and biotech. Gluster is privately-held and headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. Visit us at

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