NEWS: StackIQ announces StacklQ Cluster Manager software-defined automation for Red Hat Storage

San Diego, CA – September 23, 2013 – StackIQ, a leading provider of cluster management solutions for Big Infrastructure, including Big Data, Cloud Computing and High Performance Computing, today announced an extension to its StackIQ Cluster Manager featuring software-defined automation for the Red Hat Storage open software-defined storage platform. StackIQ Cluster Manager with Red Hat Storage gives enterprise customers powerful new capability to deploy and manage storage with a software-defined storage solution on premise, in virtualized environments and in the cloud.

StackIQ Cluster Manager is a comprehensive software suite for automating the deployment and management of Big Infrastructure. It leverages StackIQ’s industry-leading infrastructure management solution providing everything needed to install, configure, and manage Big Infrastructure. As a result of the extension, StackIQ Cluster Manager is now available to Red Hat Storage customers to manage a wide variety of software-defined distributed storage infrastructure and applications.

“We are very excited to collaborate with Red Hat to extend StackIQ Cluster Manager to support Red Hat Storage,” said Tim McIntire, CEO and Co-Founder, StackIQ. “By combining Red Hat’s community-driven innovation with our comprehensive cluster management software suite, our customers now have access to a solution that enhances the automation of Red Hat Storage clusters.”

StackIQ Cluster Manager is designed from the ground up for Big Infrastructure, including Big Data, Cloud Computing and High Performance Computing. These environments require powerful management software that turns loosely coupled commodity hardware and open source software into tightly coupled enterprise grade solutions.

“The explosion of data coming from Big Data and Cloud initiatives is placing expanding data requirements on enterprise customers,” said Greg Kleiman, director of business strategy, Storage, Red Hat. “We are excited that StackIQ is helping organizations realize the benefits software-defined storage can bring to physical, virtual, and cloud environments to meet these demands in terms of agility and scalability.”

About StackIQ
StackIQ is a leading provider of software that automates the deployment and management of Big Infrastructure. Based on open-source Rocks cluster-management software, StackIQ simplifies the installation and management of the hardware and software that provides the infrastructure for large-scale environments with tens, hundreds, or thousands of servers supporting Big Data, Cloud Computing, or High-Performance Computing. To learn more, visit “


StackIQ products include software developed by the Rocks Cluster Group at the San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego, and its contributors. Rocks® is a registered trademark of The Regents of the University of California.

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For additional information, contact:
Matthias Ankli
Director of Marketing
StackIQ, Inc.

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