|Description||Cloud Storage Enablement|
|Series A, 7/2008 |
|Series B, 1/2009 |
|Venture Round, 3/2012 |
CTERA provides the missing link in next generation storage services by introducing Cloud Attached Storage- an innovative approach to data storage that marries the speed and practicality of NAS appliances with the scalability and flexibility of cloud storage services.
The CTERA platform serves as a ‘Swiss army knife’ of cloud storage and combines software and hardware for creating deploying and managing storage-as-a-service solutions including remote site storage, backup, file sync & share, and mobile collaboration.
CTERA Networks was founded by Liran Eshel and Zohar Kaufman, seasoned entrepreneurs and software pioneers who previously led SofaWare Technologies, a Check Point company, from early incubation to a prime position in the small business network security appliance market.
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|Launch Date||January 6, 2009|
|Tags||cloud-storage, cloud-backup, endpoint-backup, file-sync-share, dropbox, cloud-storage-gateways, cloud-nas, cloud-storage-platform, mobile-collaboration, robo-storage, branch-office-storage, hybrid-backup|
CTERA’s platform was put together to serve as a “swiss army knife” of cloud storage: A combination of software and hardware for creating, deploying and managing storage-as-a-service solutions including remote site storage, backup, file sync & share, and mobile collaboration.
In includes several components: CTERA Portal - cloud-side service delivery, management and middleware software for creating secure, multi-tenant services using public or private cloud storage infrastructure.
CTERA Cloud Storage Gateways - hardware appliances of varying sizes ideal for remote office and branch environments, which provide hybrid local/cloud NAS and backup capabilities.
CTERA Endpoint Agents - software agents for laptops, desktops and servers (Windows, Mac and Linux environments) that provide dual and independently-controlled backup and file sync functionality.
CTERA Mobile - mobile apps for iOS and Android that provide secure file collaboration on smartphones and tablets.