Egnyte Awarded U.S. Patent for Egnyte Object Store

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Industry-First Technology for Optimizing Storage with Third-Party Flexibility

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"The technology has allowed storage at scale to become technically and economically efficient at Egnyte, which is a major a competitive differentiator for our platform.”

Egnyte, the market leader in Adaptive Enterprise File Services, today announced it was awarded U.S. patent 9135269 B2 from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for a system and method of implementing an object storage infrastructure for cloud-based services. The patented technology is the foundation of the company’s Egnyte Object Store (EOS), which decides where customer data is stored, whether in Egnyte’s data center or third-party data centers like Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services or Google Cloud Storage; and utilizes storage cost-efficiently without compromising security or performance.

“This is an important patent for our company and our customers. EOS is the lifeblood of Egnyte and is relied upon for managing multi-petabytes of our customers’ data, with support for native storage, as well as delegated storage into multiple third-party public clouds,” said Rajesh Ram, Co-Founder and Chief Customer Officer at Egnyte. “The technology has allowed storage at scale to become technically and economically efficient at Egnyte, which is a major a competitive differentiator for our platform.”

By leveraging the proprietary EOS technology, Egnyte is able provide a secure, open platform that will work seamlessly with third-party storage vendors. This approach offers enterprise customers more cost-effective options to adapt to their expanding storage needs and is beneficial to highly regulated industries that have specific requirements about where their data resides.

About Egnyte
Egnyte is the market leader in Adaptive Enterprise File Services that uniquely anticipate IT and end users’ needs to securely, easily and intelligently share files on premises and in the cloud. Egnyte’s award-winning platform integrates with any cloud, storage, device and business application to enable customers to optimize their collaboration environments through secure access, centralized control and unified visibility. Egnyte enables IT to make informed decisions on infrastructure utilization and workflows and allows end users to access unique content intelligence to proactively adapt their content sharing, management and protection strategies.

Egnyte was founded in 2007 and is a privately held company headquartered in Mountain View, CA. It is backed by venture capital firms, including Google Ventures and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, as well as technology partners, such as CenturyLink and Seagate Technology. Please visit http://www.egnyte.com or call 1-877-7EGNYTE for more information.

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