WhipTail Taps Network EnginesTo handle manufacturing of flash arrays
This is a Press Release edited by StorageNewsletter.com on 2013.05.24
NEI provides application platforms, deployment solutions and lifecycle support
services for software technology developers and OEMs worldwide. It is known for its
expertise in storage, security and communications.
WhipTail chose NEI as its manufacturing partner because the company has experience in solution design, manufacture, global logistics and lifecycle
management. By leveraging NEI's qualified procedures and process, WhipTail has
been able to speed time to market for its storage arrays while minimizing the
effort and resources that WhipTail would otherwise expend, enabling it to
concentrate on its core business.
"We've been shipping product for a
little more than two years now, and have broken the 200 customer threshold,"
said WhipTail CEO Dan Crain. "When
we were a small company, we could handle our own manufacturing, but that's not
the case anymore. NEI has a commitment to quality workmanship and very
efficient business operations. They take pride in delivering and supporting a
high-quality, reliable product, and that's what our customers expect."
For NEI, adding WhipTail is another validation of its LEAD (Lifecycle Engine
for Application Deployment) System, which includes all steps from design,
integration, management, logistics and more. NEI's LEAD model is suited to help software developers like WhipTail deliver and support powerful,
affordable appliance solutions to meet their schedules and
"We have a unique skill set in this
industry that enables young companies to economically and efficiently bring
their products to market and compete with established players on a level
playing field," said Jeff Hudgins, VP marketing at NEI. "Our customers range from start-ups to
Fortune 500 enterprises, and each benefit from our engineering expertise and
manufacturing capabilities to solve the numerous challenges involved in getting
an application to market."
NEI manufactures WhipTail's full range of all-flash storage arrays, including
the ACCELA and the hyperscale INVICTA for customers worldwide.