StoneFly storage Gateway can connect your legacy storage to cloud and provide data services

Legacy storage systems which do not have a provision to connect to virtual cloud platforms (public or private) and which do not offer data services like data deduplication, snapshots, thin provisioning and encryption can use a StoneFly USC SAN Gateway to re-purpose your storage. It can be a Dell, NetApp or EMC’s legacy data storage, all … More StoneFly storage Gateway can connect your legacy storage to cloud and provide data services

Advantages of using StoneFly SSO for OpenStack Shared Storage

Cinder users can add volumes to increase storage, but cannot expand those volumes any further. StoneFly Super Scale Out(SSO) NAS can help overcome this limitation as it offers the privilege of expanding the volumes for Cinder Block Storage by either adding Bricks(drives) or additional scale out NAS nodes. Since volumes can be easily expanded across … More Advantages of using StoneFly SSO for OpenStack Shared Storage

Why is Tiered Storage necessary in leveraging data center operational costs?

Tiered Storage is a storage technique where data storage is carried out on various types of media based on price, performance, availability and recovery attributes. The process is carried out to ensure that data which is intended for faster access is available on the best performance driven drive, while the data which may be useful … More Why is Tiered Storage necessary in leveraging data center operational costs?

Microsoft wants to pack Google data center into a single sugar cube!

Microsoft which purchased around 10 million strands of synthetic DNA for data archival experiment in may 2016 is now seeing immense success in its experimentation. The software giant in collaboration with University of Washington announced that it stored a recording breaking 200 MB of data onto a single strand of molecular DNA. The data uploaded … More Microsoft wants to pack Google data center into a single sugar cube!

StoneFly NAS support for OpenStack environments!

StoneFly, a wholly owned business unit of DNF Corporation offers Unified Scale Out(USO) Storage appliance which delivers unprecedented scalability and redundancy as a scale out NAS and fully featured SAN(iSCSI and optional FC). USO series of appliances were designed for customer’s requiring powerful storage solution that can scale out storage capacity while scaling up performance. … More StoneFly NAS support for OpenStack environments!

Are SSD based appliances and Flash based appliances one and the same?

There is a misconception among few storage managers that SSD based appliances and flash based appliances are one and same. But there’s a difference existing in between these two kinds of appliances and they are as follows SSD based appliances can use either drive form factor SSD or flash modules. From the vendor’s point of … More Are SSD based appliances and Flash based appliances one and the same?