Provides Flexible, High QoS Enterprise Storage as a Service
SerenitaaS’ relationship represents the third Equinix data center to offer Zadara’s storage as a service offering, and supports access to Zadara’s offering by many of Equinix’s 4,400+ customers via Equinix’ high-speed direct connections. SerenitaaS now can help users leverage Zadara’s unique cloud-deployed capabilities for enterprise-class storage, including features that have never before been available in cloud storage solutions such as NFS, CIFS, clustering, large volume size support, instant snapshots with writeable clones, remote replication, data encryption and flash caching. Hence, Zadara customers now have even more choice in supporting global collaboration or disaster recovery requirements at Equinix facilities and via other partnerships, around the world, including on the
With a steady increase in the demand for cloud economics, agility and scalability alongside the traditional benefits of on-premise storage systems, SerenitaaS is now ideally positioned to leverage its longstanding expertise in storage architectures and deployments to enable a greater range of enterprises to move more mission-critical applications to Zadara Storage as an on premise Storage as a Service solution, while achieving superior QoS and avoiding the need to purchase and deploy costly storage hardware – or risk unavailability or performance issues with their applications.
“As experts in storage architectures we’re highly impressed with the Zadara Storage as a Service offering as we’ve deployed it in several pilot applications and in our own systems,” said ?
In cooperation with SerenitaaS and Equinix, Zadara has placed dedicated, flexibly deployed hardware at Equinix’s data center colocation facilities, with dedicated, high-speed network connections into SerenitaaS. Zadara’s approach uniquely provides dedicated disks, virtual controllers, and separate networking to achieve single tenant, predictable performance at a multitenant price. Each Zadara customer receives their own management interface from which they can add or eliminate disks, switch from disk to SSDs and back, adjust controller capacity, and fine tune their storage needs on the fly – allowing flexibility and control. Zadara storage at SerenitaaS is priced at the equivalent of about
“For far too long, the applications that can really benefit from the cost-saving and agility-increasing advantages of the cloud have been landlocked at on-premise deployments for lack of enterprise-grade features, or because existing cloud storage approaches proved insufficient or delivered unreliable performance,” said
SerenitaaS and its sister company Stratus Technology are leading providers of SAN data storage solutions in the
About Zadara Storage
Zadara Storage is a pioneer provider of enterprise-class high-performance, high-availability and scalable cloud storage delivered as a cost-effective pay-as-you-go service.
Powered by patent-pending Virtual Private Storage Arrays (VPSAs), Zadara uniquely places SAN and NAS technology in the cloud, enabling the advanced capabilities of single-tenant on-premise data center storage coupled with an innovative Quality of Service IT environment that meets the most stringent Service Level Agreements (SLAs).
The company provides the flexibility of on-premise private, hybrid or public cloud storage for SMBs and large Enterprises while addressing the infrastructure needs of any data type and any application.
Zadara offers storage on demand through a wide range of worldwide public cloud and colocation providers, including a value-added strategic relationship with Amazon Web Services (AWS). For more information visit www.zadarastorage.com.