Start-Up’s Profile: Swedish ByteActiveSoftware to access cloud storage services with encryption and data reduction
By Jean-Jacques Maleval on 2011.04.22
- Lars Jönson, CEO: 15 years with leading sales management positions at Cacheflow, NetApp, Data Domain and Infoblox.
- Anders Tormod, former CEO and board member: now CEO at PocketMobile Communications AB
- Tobias Ekbom, CTO and founder: chairman of Enumero Solutions AB, was CTO and co-founder of Quibus International AB
Number of employees
The software, apparently named Qredup, is a bridge to enable enterprises to use cloud services in a efficient and secure manner. It uses de-dupe and compression to minimize the storage usage and encryption to secure the information before its transferred to one or more cloud service providers. The patented solution also optimized life cycle management by automating the use of data classification.
Planned for second half of 2011
Cloud service pricing model
File data and unstructured information, backup
Phase 1: service providers
Phase 2: large enterprises with focus on private cloud
Nasuni, Cirtas, Panzura, StorSimple, Iron Mountain, Amazon, etc.