Cloud Storage

| April 1, 2018

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Data center storage capacity will grow to 1.8 ZB by 2020. Cloud will account for 88% of total storage capacity. Cloud storage market is projected to grow 30% to reach a total market size of more than $92 billion by 2022. 83% of enterprise workloads will be in the cloud by 2020.

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Mi5 Networks

Mi5 Networks, Inc. provides Web security gateway appliances. Mi5's Webgate security appliances protect organizations against Web-based threats, including malicious URLs, spyware, crimeware, botnets, and viruses. Webgate is built on Mi5's proprietary S2 Streaming Inspection Platform that scans traffic on-the-fly, without the slowdown associated with proxy-based architectures. Mi5 has been ranked #1 for scalability, malware protection, reporting and innovation by Gartner, named a Top 10 Startup by Information Week and Innovator of the Year by SC Magazine. Mi5 was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

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Mi5 Networks, Inc. provides Web security gateway appliances. Mi5's Webgate security appliances protect organizations against Web-based threats, including malicious URLs, spyware, crimeware, botnets, and viruses. Webgate is built on Mi5's proprietary S2 Streaming Inspection Platform that scans traffic on-the-fly, without the slowdown associated with proxy-based architectures. Mi5 has been ranked #1 for scalability, malware protection, reporting and innovation by Gartner, named a Top 10 Startup by Information Week and Innovator of the Year by SC Magazine. Mi5 was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

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