Verde’s Performance and Komprise’s Visibility Allow for Efficient Data Management


LJA Engineering Adds Spectra Verde NAS and Komprise Software to its Network Environment

BOULDER, Colo. –October 17, 2017 – Spectra Logic announced today that LJA Engineering Inc. has selected a Spectra® Verde® NAS Solution combined with Komprise data management software to manage and store the firm’s growing amounts of data. Verde NAS acts as both an archive repository and backup target, while Komprise provides a single, comprehensive view of the organization’s data across storage. Together, Spectra Logic and Komprise enable LJA Engineering to optimize their data storage, delivering a fully integrated, cost-efficient solution with superior performance and capacity.

LJA Engineering manages more than 300TB of data and is required to retain it for a minimum of 10 years. The organization was in search of a NAS-based solution that would provide them with visibility across all storage platforms, and allow them to identify and move legacy data to a live archive on a daily basis. LJA Engineering selected the Spectra Verde NAS Solution with Komprise data management software to meet its network environment criteria. With Komprise, users can identify less frequently accessed data and automatically archive it to the Verde solution from various storage systems, including Windows and Linux file servers.

The Spectra Verde NAS Solution is the optimal disk platform for storage of mid-tier data, including primary storage offload, data staging, backup and archive. Flexible, simple and affordable, the Spectra Verde delivers file storage for as low as 7.5 cents per gigabyte and provides raw storage capacities from 48TB to 7.1PB. With Komprise, Spectra Logic customers can quickly scans large data sets, pinpoint and analyze inactive data to determine cost savings, and move data to Verde NAS without disruption to the organization. Data remains seamlessly accessible from existing storage with no changes to users or applications.

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“Utilizing Spectra’s Verde NAS with Komprise has enabled LJA Engineering to more efficiently and effectively manage our data, freeing up time and resources,” said David Kimball, IT manager, LJA Engineering. “The products integrate together seamlessly, providing us with the ideal archive for our assets and delivering the best ROI.”

“With Komprise, LJA Engineering can forecast the ROI of various data policies and quickly adjust storage to meet business objectives,” said Krishna Subramanian, COO of Komprise. “Komprise transparently moves less active data to the affordable Spectra Verde NAS, without disrupting the firm’s associates or their applications.”

Spectra’s Verde NAS Solution is an economical, reliable, easy-to-use disk system, designed to simplify the data storage process,” said Brian Grainger, Spectra Logic’s CSO. “Coupled with Komprise, it allows users to maximize their ROI, lowering the cost of storage to support exponential data growth. The joint solution has enabled LJA Engineering to optimize their storage environment, providing them with the tools to protect and preserve their digital data for years to come.”

Read more about the joint solution provided to LJA Engineering by Spectra and Komprise in our new customer case study here. Read the Spectra Logic and Komprise joint solution brief here.


About Komprise
Komprise, the industry-first provider of ROI-driven data management software, empowers businesses to efficiently manage today’s massive scale of data growth while unlocking its value. The Komprise mission is to radically simplify data management through intelligent automation. The Komprise team has a successful track record with two prior businesses of eliminating storage/IT cost and complexity. Backed by Canaan Partners, Komprise was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Campbell, California. For more information, go to

About Spectra Logic Corporation
Spectra Logic develops data storage solutions that solve the problem of short- and long-term digital preservation for business and technology professionals dealing with exponential data growth. Dedicated solely to storage innovation for nearly 40 years, Spectra Logic’s uncompromising product and customer focus is proven by the adoption of its solutions by industry leaders in multiple vertical markets globally. Spectra enables affordable, multi-decade data storage and access by creating new methods of managing information in all forms of storage—including archive, backup, cold storage, private cloud and public cloud. To learn more, visit


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