Companies working together to bring scalable storage solutions to OpenStack environments

PORTLAND, Ore., April 17, 2013 – LSI Corporation (NASDAQ: LSI) today announced it is working with Nebula to simplify the deployment of scalable storage in highly cost-effective, easy-to-use, private cloud computing infrastructures, while maintaining enterprise-level storage reliability.

Nebula provides systems that enable businesses to easily, securely and inexpensively build large cloud computing infrastructures. The companies will work together on advanced storage solutions to inexpensivelyaccelerate sharing and storing in an OpenStack®environment.

“LSI’s extensive experience in data protection and storage reliability combined with the Nebula One solution will enable higher-performance storage layers, helping customers extract more value from their infrastructure investments,” said Greg Huff, senior vice president and chief technology officer, LSI. “We are excited to work with their development team to create these exciting application acceleration and high-performance, low-cost data-sharing solutions for cloud computing environments dealing with today’s massive data deluge, and to collaborate on new open standards and certification.”

“Nebula has set out to democratize large-scale computing by creating a private cloud system which allows businesses to easily build a private computing cloud from industry standard servers,” said Devin Carlen, Nebula co-founder and CTO. “LSI, with its deep expertise in storage silicon and storage system architecture, is an ideal partner as we pursue our goal of offering highly scalable storage technology that can be readily deployed by companies of all sizes, allowing them to deploy private clouds that incorporate enterprise class storage and reliability.”

“Private clouds require a high degree of orchestration, and we are working together to enable further advances in highly scalable and inexpensive direct-attached storage for on-premise cloud computing infrastructure provided by the Nebula One system,” continued Huff.

LSI solutions for the OpenStack and overall cloud computing environment currently include its Nytro™ flash-based application acceleration products and Syncro™ sharable storage solutions, as well as its extensive line of SAS and MegaRAID™ products.

About LSI

LSI Corporation (NASDAQ: LSI) designs semiconductors and software that accelerate storage and networking in datacenters, mobile networks and client computing. Our technology is the intelligence critical to enhanced application performance, and is applied in solutions created in collaboration with our partners. More information is available at www.lsi.com. Connect with LSI via Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

About Nebula

Nebula is dedicated to enabling all businesses to easily, securely and inexpensively deploy large private cloud computing infrastructures. The company has developed a hardware appliance that allows any business to easily build a massive private computing cloud from hundreds or thousands of inexpensive computers. Nebula's goal is to ignite a new era of global innovation by making big data and large scale computing accessible to every business in the world. We believe that the proliferation of data will fuel an "information revolution" across all industries, and will be enabled by democratizing web-scale cloud technology.

About OpenStack

OpenStack is a cloud computing project that is free open source software and that Nebula’s co-founder and CEO, Chris Kemp helped develop at NASA. The project is managed by the OpenStack Foundation a non-profit corporation established to promote, protect and empower OpenStack software and its community. More than 150 companies have joined the project among which are Rackspace, AMD, Intel, Red Hat, Cisco, Dell, HP, IBM, VMware and Yahoo. The OpenStack technology is a series of interrelated projects that control processing, storage, and networking resources throughout a datacenter, managing them through a dashboard that gives administrators control and allows users to provision resources through a web interface. Nebula is also collaborating with Facebook’s Open Compute project.

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