Lynn University Selects Tegile Systems’ Zebi Storage Array as Its Storage Backbone for Upcoming and Final Presidential Debate

Newark, California (EastBayDaily) — Tegile Systems, a pioneer in primary storage de-duplication in virtualized server and desktop environments, announced today that its award-winning storage array has been chosen by Lynn University for the highly secure and separate storage environment that is being deployed for the upcoming presidential debate. The final debate will take place on the Lynn University campus October 22; the technology chosen had to meet the stringent and secure requirements of the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD).

A set of complex requirements were put forth by the CPD relating to the storage environment for this final debate. The IT team at Lynn University was very focused on working with technology providers who could provide dependable solutions able to be brought into a critical production environment with minimal risk. Tegile’s array is part of the technology platform that is running the entire debate’s voice and video communications.

“Tegile, using its Zebi product, provided Lynn University with the storage environment that is the backbone for the server environment comprised of some 20-25 virtual servers,” said Chris Boniforti, Chief Information Officer, Lynn University.

“Having won the university’s request for proposal process earlier this year we are diligently working to assemble the technology that will bring the debate to millions of people and households,” said Rob Commins, vice president of marketing, Tegile Systems. “We are honored to be a part of American history in this important way.”

Tegile’s Award-Winning Storage Arrays Tegile’s two new storage arrays, the HA2400 and the HA2800, are considerably faster than legacy HDD arrays and significantly less expensive than all solid-state disk-based arrays. Featuring both NAS and SAN connectivity, the HA2400 and the HA2800 are easy-to-use, fully redundant and highly scalable. Additionally, they come complete with built-in snapshot, replication, near-instant recovery and virtualization management features.

Additional Resources Information on Tegile’s Zebi Arrays is listed here.

General information about the debates can be found here.

Information on the October 22, 2012 debate can be found by clicking here.

About Lynn University Lynn University, site of the final 2012 presidential debate to be held on Oct. 22, 2012, is an independent, co-ed, residential university offering an innovative undergraduate and graduate curriculum built on individualized attention and an international focus. Founded in 1962, we’re an emerging higher education institution preparing to celebrate our 50th anniversary and hosting the final 2012 presidential debate is the perfect way to show the world what Lynn is all about. The university currently enrolls more than 2,000 students representing nearly all 50 U.S. states and more than 80 nations in five academic colleges and three specialty programs. Visit Lynn's debate website,, for more information on Lynn debate-related news and events.

About Tegile Systems Tegile Systems is pioneering a new generation of enterprise storage arrays that balance performance, capacity, features and price for virtualization, file services and database applications. Tegile’s Zebi line of hybrid storage arrays is significantly faster than all hard disk-based arrays and significantly less expensive than all solid-state disk-based arrays. Featuring both NAS and SAN connectivity, they are easy-to-use, fully redundant, and highly scalable. Additionally, they come complete with built-in auto-snapshot, auto-replication, near-instant recovery, onsite or offsite failover, and virtualization management features. Tegile’s patent-pending MASS technology accelerates the Zebi’s performance and enables on-the-fly de-duplication and compression of data so each Zebi has a usable capacity far greater than its raw capacity. Additional information is available at Follow Tegile on Twitter @tegile.

Additional Media Contact: A3 Communications Federica Monsone 44 (0) 1252 875 203 fred.monsone(at)a3communications(dot)co(dot)uk


Rob Commins
Tegile Systems, Inc.

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