Quantum acquires Pancetera

Quantum, a company which provides backup, recovery and archive software has acquired Pancetera, the company which provides management and optimization for virtual storage in VMware for an ammound of $12 million.

Pancetera entered the virtualization market in January 2010, and was founded in 2009 by Henrik Rosendahl, former CEO of Thinstall before it was acquired by VMware and a couple of people from Data Domain which was acquired by EMC. In July 2010 the company launched its solution called Unite. In November last year, Pancetera released version 2.0 of Unite, introducing support for change block tracking for vSphere.