Faction announced it has teamed up with SoftNAS, a leading cloud storage software company. This partnership complements Faction’s NetApp storage portfolio and addresses a growing need for on-demand, cloud-storageenterprise-class network-attached storage (NAS) and cloud file gateway capabilities with advanced Network File System (NFS)/Common Internet File System (CIFS) shared storage in the cloud, a mainstay storage solution for customers moving to the cloud.

Faction introduced a flexible cloud computing portfolio designed the way customers want it – with deep access, broad customization capabilities and patented layer 2 private pathways to the Faction cloud. Faction’s core bundles called Cloud Blocs are modular, flexible, and customizable so customers can design them the way they want.

“The SoftNAS addition to Faction’s portfolio, enables customers to receive a true differentiation on price performance for file gateway services on the front end of high-performance storage area network such as NetApp E-series,” said Rick Braddy, CEO, SoftNAS. “As organizations accelerate their cloud adoption strategies, SoftNAS delivers powerful, frictionless software-defined storage solutions that protect business-critical data and keep applications running 24 x 7 x 365 across public, private and hybrid clouds.”

SoftNASCustomers working with SoftNAS and Faction can create customizable, platform agnostic cloud storage environments and use management portals to manage them. All of this is supported by the 100% money back Service Level Agreement (SLA) offered by Faction and the SoftNAS No Downtime Guarantee.

“By partnering with SoftNAS, we offer businesses the ability to simplify high performance storage solutions without sacrificing control of technology, vendors or IT budgets,” said Luke Norris, CEO and Founder of Faction. “By deploying SoftNAS Cloud on the front-end of solutions like NetApp E-Series products, our customers receive the best multi-tenant NAS performance for services in the cloud.”

For more information on Faction enterprise-grade cloud and storage services, please visit www.factioninc.com.