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Bull launches StoreWay Calypso 10 : a data protection and information management solution built around CommVault's Simpana

Paris, March  21, 2013 -

Bull has announced that version 10 of its StoreWay Calypso software suite is now available. The software is based on the Simpana ® solution published by CommVault, a major player in the data back-up and protection market. StoreWay Calypso 10 is a unique offering in the marketplace, providing back-up solutions, global single-instance data storage, message and email archiving, and edge data replication and protection.

An answer to new challenges facing virtualized infrastructures

At a time when infrastructures are increasingly virtualized, and facing exponential growth in volumes of data, StoreWay Calypso 10 offers two major advantages: performance monitoring and cost control. The new platform has been enriched with more than 300 new functions, to enhance data protection, management and accessibility.

The OnePass function, for example, is set to double performance levels when it comes to the protection and archiving of data files, messaging and email operations. Thanks to fourth-generation deduplication technology, back-up performance of StoreWay Calypso 10 is twice that of the previous version of Calypso. To deliver enhanced data accessibility, StoreWay Calypso 10 uses the Contentstore function to enable all protected data to be stored in a virtual space.

Leading edge expertise and services for data lifecycle optimization

For organizations that want to realign their infrastructure choices and virtualization strategies, Bull's provides new expertise in data protection and information management. At Bull's Storage Center of Expertise in Grenoble, customers can view new made-to-measure operating environments, take part in demonstrations and carry out PoC (Proof of Concept) trials to benchtest possible configurations in real time.

"StoreWay Calypso is the cornerstone of our data protection and management offering, and aligns perfectly with the digital asset management strategy Bull offers its customers," said Philippe Schreck, Director of the StoreWay product line. "Our partner CommVault's new Simpana® offering delivers an excellent response to our customers' challenges."

Dave West, Senior Vice-President and EMEA Managing Director of CommVault, added "Our fruitful partnership established with Bull for many years has delivered clear economic benefits for customers requiring a modern way to manage their data. Bull delivers a real added value, thanks to its strong storage expertise. Together, we are providing customers around the world with an exponential leap forward in protecting and managing their data at scale, creating value from information and improving access with the Bull Calypso 10 release, based on our new CommVault Simpana 10 offering. These major enhancements will enable customers to be more efficient and better leverage managed services, virtualization and data clouds."

About Bull, an Atos company


Bull is the trusted partner for enterprise data. The Group, which is firmly established in the Cloud and in Big Data, integrates and manages high-performance systems and end-to-end security solutions. Bull's offerings enable its customers to process all the data at their disposal, creating new types of demand. Bull converts data into value for organisations in a completely secure manner.

Bull currently employs around 9,200 people across more than 50 countries, with over 700 staff totally focused on R&D. In 2013, Bull recorded revenues of €1.3 billion.

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About Atos

Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is a leader in digital services with 2013 pro forma annual revenue of €10 billion and 86,000 employees in 66 countries. Serving a global client base, the Group provides Consulting & Systems Integration services, Managed Services & BPO, Cloud operations, Big Data & Security solutions, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry. With its deep technology expertise and industry knowledge, the Group works with clients across different business sectors: Defence, Health, Manufacturing, Media & Utilities, Public Sector, Retail, Telecommunications and Transportation.

Atos is focused on business technology that powers progress and helps organizations to create their firm of the future. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and is listed on the Euronext Paris market. Atos operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, and Worldline.

For more information, visit: atos.net

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