MSA Selects Kaminario to Accelerate Marketing Analytics and Extend Infrastructure-as-a-Service Offering

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Kaminario, a leading all-flash storage company, today announced Management Science Associates, Inc. (MSA) has selected Kaminario K2 all-flash storage array to power its internal marketing analytics applications and support its hosted infrastructure services. A leader in analytics, information technology infrastructure and information management solutions, MSA provides analytical-based solutions across a spectrum of industries -- from consumer packaged goods, media and IT to medical, life sciences, pharmaceutical and the arts.

Kaminario K2 all-flash storage array provides MSA with unmatched database performance, helping reduce the run time of their most critical analytic workloads by 15 to 40 percent. Extending the benefits beyond just application performance improvements, the new infrastructure also enables MSA to optimize its power and data center space utilization, reducing operational spend by nearly 70 percent.

"With our focus on performance, security and continuity of our data centers, the Kaminario K2 is a perfect match," said Mario Cafaro, vice president, MSA. "This partnership gives us the flexibility to provide our customers tremendous performance, security and recoverability of their data."

In addition, the MSA Information Technology Systems and Services (ITSS) division, which provides customers with a secure hosting environment and a broad range of information technology services, is partnering with Kaminario to provide the underlying storage infrastructure for enterprises to leverage the performance and flexibility of K2 in a managed services infrastructure. The K2 all-flash array will ensure optimal performance and scalability for all of MSA's state-of-the-art data centers.

"Kaminario -- a recognized leader in cloud-ready flash storage for SaaS companies -- together with MSA will deliver a strong platform for modern, database-driven application to our customers," said Itay Shoshani, chief revenue officer, Kaminario. "In addition, MSA's customers can now leverage Kaminario K2's scalability and cost efficiencies, which will allow them to further expand and support their IaaS and on-demand applications, fast."