EMBLAZE Systems Inc. and Network Appliance Inc. announced a partnership to co-market and deliver the Emblaze Wireless Media Platform, based on NetApp(R) and Emblaze technology. Under the agreement, the companies will engage in joint marketing activities to wireless carriers, communications service providers, and enterprise customers.
Sasson Darwish, president of EMBLAZE, said, "The combination of the companies' products delivers a carrier-grade infrastructure solution for delivery of wireless multimedia applications. Storage intensive applications such as video messaging must utilize the highly reliable and scalable products, and those will be provided by Network Appliance."
"Delivering valuable content to wireless users in a highly reliable fashion is a winning proposition for today's wireless carriers and knowledge-intensive enterprises," said Ray Villeneuve, vice president of strategic marketing at Network Appliance. "Our relationship with EMBLAZE enhances our position as a leading infrastructure provider for today's and tomorrow's enterprises and communications services providers. We are pleased to team with EMBLAZE to deliver complementary solutions that are unmatched in the industry."