Founded by William Courtright and Garth Gibson in 1999, Panasas, Inc. is a data storage solutions provider that develops products for technical computing environments. The company is currently headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, USA and focuses on creating network attached storage or NAS solutions. These solutions are available in more than 50 countries around the world and are managed via sales offices in the US, Asia, and Europe. All solutions provided by Panasas are designed and developed to provide more accessible, secure, and easy management of data in complex technological applications. The NAS solutions developed by Panasas are for applications in areas including media and entertainment, life sciences, government, energy, academic research, manufacturing, and others.