Hewlett-Packard announced that it has officially agreed to acquire IBRIX, the enterprise file serving and NAS vendor. IBRIX was founded in 2000 and grown to 53 employees and roughly 175 enterprise customers. Their customer base spans communications, media, entertainment, oil/gas, health care, life sciences and financial services. They’ve been an enterprise partner of HP for three years. Their main product suite includes ” high-availability features and data management services for extreme scale-out, cloud and high-performance computing deployments”, says the company.
Adding Ibrix’s software to HP’s portfolio further solidifies the company’s leadership in the emerging market of scale-out and high-performance computing storage, cloud storage, and fixed content archiving,” HP said in a news release announcing the acquisition.
For more info, read the full release here.