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Moonwalk Universal Launches Powerful Data Management Software

Enhances free Starter Edition

Palo Alto, CA – January 22, 2018 – Moonwalk Universal, a specialist in large-scale data management solutions, today announced the latest release of its award-winning data management software to solve file server bloat, automate storage optimization and archive for massive data volumes -supporting environments with multiple petabytes and trillions of files.

Moonwalk brings file control and automation to enterprise storage infrastructure, intelligently migrating files to the appropriate tier – on-premise file servers or object stores, offsite storage or cloud services – to slash storage TCO, reduce complexity, optimize resource use, enforce corporate governance and more. Moonwalk’s unique capabilities manage files according to project, location, user, size, name, age. A REST API is available for advanced customer integration.

The new software includes comprehensive integration and support for the latest file systems and servers, cloud and object stores, including Windows Server 2016, NetApp 9.1 and OES2015, Amazon S3, Azure, Google Cloud, Hitachi HCP, Dell EMC ECS, IBM Bluemix/COS, IBM Spectrum Scale, Scality RING, Concurrent Aquari, Caringo Swarm and Cloudian HyperStore.

Moonwalk Starter Edition, available free for up to 25 TB of managed data, continues to be expanded with new features and platforms. As with the full edition, Moonwalk Starter automates file mobility from expensive primary storage and bloated NAS systems to lower-cost storage within the network or cloud services, without impacting applications or end users.

“The latest Moonwalk software conquers sprawling infrastructure and sprawling file growth that cannot be resolved with traditional data management tools that introduce layers of inefficiency, vendor lock-in, or added complexity,” said Michael Harvey, co-founder and vice president of business development at Moonwalk. “We’re confident users will see its value so we are offering a free edition to recruit customers with smaller data footprints who want to adopt good data management habits now, before file data spirals out of control, or those who want to try the software in their environment before committing.”

Benefits of Moonwalk include:

  • Out-of-the-box support for all major cloud and object stores
  • Reduced storage cost of ownership up to 80 percent
  • Reduced size of production file system volumes up to 90 percent
  • Zero middleware; zero single points of failure
  • No limits on file count
  • Reporting and analytics for continued optimization and improvement

Moonwalk can be purchased directly or from Moonwalk’s global network of partners. Moonwalk Starter Edition is available at

About Moonwalk Universal

Moonwalk Universal develops all-inclusive data management and protection software for major operating systems, storage platforms and the cloud. Moonwalk is found in banking, healthcare, manufacturing, government, research and other key industries. For more information visit