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SearchStorage - July 20, 2015

Storage Newsletter Article

Parsec Labs launches NAS performance router

Parsec Labs HyperQ storage router improves NAS performance through flash and moves data across on-premises and cloud tiers without changing namespace.

Parsec Labs LLC is out of stealth with a storage router that uses flash to improve NAS performance, and can tier data across storage and into the cloud through a global namespace.

Storage Newsletter - July 8, 2015

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Parsec Labs HyperQ Router Storage Tiering Solution

Allows data to cascade from flash to HDD to cloud.

The HyperQ storage router brings the storage tiering solution to data centers by providing storage virtualization. HyperQ seamlessly adds hybrid flash storage to any storage environment and allows data to cascade from flash to spinning disk to cloud.

Storage Review - June 30, 2015

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Today Parsec Labs LLC announced its new product, HyperQ Total Storage Management solution. The HyperQ Total Storage Management solution provides storage virtualization, bringing what Parsec’s states as “the ultimate storage tiering solution to data centers.” HyperQ can add hybrid flash storage to any storage environment allowing data to cascade from flash to spinning disk to cloud.

Parsec Labs has been around for a few years now. The initial idea behind forming the company was a solution to the problem of growing data and the demand for high-performance storage in small to medium sized businesses. Parsec wanted all storage professionals to be able to adopt new technologies while using their current investments and avoiding vendor lock in. Parsec developed HyperQ to directly address customer needs at the lowest possible cost.

SSG-NOW Newsletter - Parsec Labs unveils storage tiering appliance

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Parsec Labs on Tuesday announced the HyperQ storage router, an appliance that tiers data to either on-premises NAS storage or to the cloud. The HyperQ sits in front of existing NAS storage from any vendor. It supports NFS, CIFS and Fibre Channel protocols, as well as Hyper-V and VMware hypervisors. Data is encrypted in-flight and at rest.

Seven models of the HyperQ storage router are available, with capacities ranging from 2o-80TB. The appliances have 256-1,024GB of SSD cache 300GB to 8TB of cloud cache.

HyperQ appliances are supplied as a monthly service for mid-market, enterprise an remote office customers, starting at $500 per month.

CRN - Emerging Vendors 2014: Storage Vendors

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Parsec Labs


Top Executive: CEO Walter Angerer

Startup Parsec Labs is developing storage virtualization technology for network-attached storage systems. The company has said the technology will accelerate data access to existing NAS systems while adding compression and de-duplication to reduce storage capacity by about 60 percent.

CRN - The 10 Coolest Storage Startups of 2013

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CEO: Walter Angerer

Minneapolis-based Parsec Labs in October came out of stealth mode by unveiling plans to introduce technology early next year that provides storage virtualization for NAS.

The Parsec Labs technology accelerates data access to existing NAS systems while adding compression and deduplication to reduce storage capacity by about 60 percent, the company said. The technology also supports migration of data to the cloud to overcome capacity limitations while providing zero down time during installation and data migration, the company said.

Parsec Labs plans to lease its storage routing solution to businesses to help reduce their capital expenditure while improving the speed at which upgrades and additional services are added.

Netherlands (Willem ter Hamsel CEO Series Blog) November 6, 2013

Willem Ter Harmsel Interview

Interview with Walter Angerer, CEO of Parsec Labs & Introduction to Parsec Storage Router

As a part of a larger series, I am interviewing CEOs that lead companies in the field of Storage, Virtualization and Networking. What developments in the market did they see that inspired them to build their company? How will the market develop from here? These questions are on most of our minds, and I am keen on asking leaders in the industry for their views.

Parsec Labs

Innovation in the NAS market has focused on performance acceleration through usage of SSD technology. For an SMB customer, migrating to a larger and faster NAS represents a large capital investment and migrating data from the old to the new NAS is a painful process.

Parsec Labs targets the SMB market with a Storage router that sits between your NAS systems and your clients. The storage router accelerates performance with its SSD layer and adds de-duplication and compression technology to leverage your existing NAS storage capacity.

Storage Newsletter - October 28, 2013

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Start-Up Parsec Labs in Hard and Soft Storage Optimization for NAS With De-Dupe*

Walter Angerer, CEO of Parsec Labs LLC, announced the launch of his company that engineers storage solutions.

Funded by Silicon Valley venture capitalist Toba Capital, Parsec Labs targets mid-sized companies (200-10,000 employees) that use NAS systems.

Parsec is currently seeking alpha sites for an exclusive product preview.

Minneapolis, MN (TECHdotMN) - October 24, 2013

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A stealthy VC-backed data storage startup enters the fray.

A new Minneapolis startup operating in the data storage space has VC funding and decades of domain expertise behind it.

Parsec Labs flagship product provides storage optimization hardware & software systems for enterprise Network Attached Storage (NAS).