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Assignment of Patent

ProphetStor Assigned Patent to Solidify its Storage Agnostic Data Services Vision

MILPITAS, CA, August 23, 2016 — ProphetStor Data Services, Inc., the leader in software-defined storage solutions, announced today a significant expansion of its global patent portfolio, demonstrating its ongoing commitment to innovation and leadership of the storage systems. ProphetStor has successfully received notice from United State Patent and Trademark Office about the assignment of the patent entitled “Method for encapsulating functions for application programming interfaces in a cloud environment.”

The patent is part of the recent assignment that are able to reuse the management functions from popular storage systems in the market and provide the storage federation functions. Coupled with the patented technologies ProphetStor have for analytics and orchestration functions, the ProphetStor Federator® platform can facilitate the storage agnostic data services which provides a dynamic features for its customers.

Federator features a comprehensive open RESTful API that allows software vendors to develop rich data service applications based on a flat storage infrastructure. With the RESTful APIs, the administrators can now have the capability to offer data services, such as Disaster Recovery, Database Virtualization, and Data Delivery solutions with ease and without any concerns to rework on other storage systems.

“From the beginning, we recognized the importance of developing and then protecting our technology,” said Eric Chen, CEO of ProphetStor. “As a pioneer in Software-Defined Storage (SDS), we are very pleased about the assignment of the patent as it’s the cornerstone for SDS. It helps us to achieve the goal of making the storage programmable through Open RESTful APIs. This assignment further our vision to bring SDS to elevate to another level by delivering Data Services and Application Services by leveraging the storage services that we wrap around the various storage systems in the market.”

ProphetStor Federator® is the control-path-only SDS controller. It truly commoditizes storage as it is the only entity to communicate with for any storage needs, regardless of the capacity and performance requirements or the vendors of the underlying physical devices.

About ProphetStor Data Services, Inc.

ProphetStor Data Services, Inc., a leader in Software-Defined Storage (SDS), provides federated storage and data services to enable both enterprises and cloud service providers to build an agile, automated, intelligent, and orchestrated storage infrastructure.

ProphetStor was founded in 2012 by seasoned storage experts with extensive experience in cloud computing platforms, software-based networked storage, data services, business continuity and disaster recovery.

Headquartered in Milpitas, California, ProphetStor has branch offices in Asia-Pacific regions to serve international customers. For more information, visit

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ProphetStor Federator is a registered trademark of ProphetStor Data Services, Inc. in the US and other countries. All other company and product names contained herein may be trademarks of their respective holders.

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Seetha Subramany
ProphetStor Data Services, Inc.