May 1, 2014

GigaOm

When it comes to data consolidation, Actifio says branch offices need help too

Sure, big companies need to organize and streamline their stored data but so do their far-flung branch offices, says Actifio CEO Ash Ashutosh.

Actifio, the Boston area startup that surpassed the $1 billion valuation mark in March when it closed a $100 million funding round, is now applying its copy data store technolgoy to the remote- and branch-offices of the enterprises it already cultivates.

The Waltham, Mass. claims this technology boils down multiple copies of redundant data scattered throughout the corporate landscape into a single “golden master.”

CEO Ash Ashutosh said the goal of the new product –Actifio Sky – is to help companies bring data their far-flung branch and remote offices — and whatever they’ve put into the cloud — into the f as well.

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By Barb Darrow, GigaOM