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Tiscali goes live with pay-per-use cloud storage service powered by Scality RING

San Francisco, USA and Cagliari, Italy – April 26th 2011 – Tiscali, one of Italy’s leading independent telecommunication companies, has now gone live with a Storage as a Service offering based on Scality RING.

The “Tiscali Cloud Storage” service, which can be found at http://business.tiscali.it/cloud/prodotti/storage/, comes with a competitive pricing scheme and extreme reliability. Companies can open an account for an initial 100GB for a promotional 15 €/month, including 50 GB of traffic in and 50 TB of traffic out, and no transaction fees. After the first 100GB of data, the service is completely pay-per-use (per GB/month) as data grows.

Salvatore PulvirentiJerome Lecat, CEO of Scality, said, “Tiscali was one of the trendsetters who were early in committing to our patented organic storage technology, Scality RING, as the backend platform for their customers.”

“Tiscali chose Scality for its innovative approach, performance and reliability,” said Salvatore Pulvirenti, CIO, Tiscali. “Thanks to Scality’s cutting-edge RING storage technology, at Tiscali we already launched a cloud storage service for our customers, complete with personalised clients and web browsers. We plan to focus on attracting more customers and solution providers to deploy secure and compliant cloud solutions using Tiscali Cloud Storage as an object-based storage cloud.”