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Gridstore Receives Certification to Deliver Software Defined Storage Optimized for Veeam

Gridstore, the leader in software defined storage solutions, today announced that it has partnered with Veeam, an innovative provider of backup, replication and virtualization management solutions for VMware vSphere and Windows Server Hyper-V. Together, they will deliver an optimized storage solution that provides dynamic scalability, high performance and industry-superior data protection in virtualized environments.

"Gridstore takes a unique building-block approach to storage that helps organizations break free of the limitations of monolithic storage systems," said Rick Hoffman, vice president of worldwide alliances and channels at Veeam Software. "When used with Veeam Backup & Replication solutions, Gridstore's ‘The Grid' solution enables virtual environments to scale simply and easily as their needs grow with a single pool of storage that never runs out of capacity. It's ideal for the virtualized mid-market customer."

The Grid was designed to scale by adding simple and affordable storage building blocks. This means that companies will never have to worry about running out of capacity or added complexity as environments grow. This is especially valuable for companies that rely on virtualization infrastructures. By combining The Grid with Veeam Backup & Replication, organizations can leverage the Grid for a truly seamless backup process that will automatically replace any node that fails, without business disruption. The Grid takes advantage of being software defined storage to deliver a virtual controller specifically optimized for Veeam to deliver:

  • Superior random I/O performance
  • Scalability on demand
  • Speedy RTO/RPO
  • 100% fault tolerance and reliability
  • Affordability

"With the Grid's unique architecture and virtual controller technology - we are able to deliver optimized storage for Veeam that enables a truly end-to-end backup solution companies need to simplify the complexity and management of their backup processes," said Kelly Murphy, CEO of Gridstore. "Veeam delivers the speed and ease of use customers need for their VM data protection. When paired with The Grid, customers can now also benefit from truly scalable storage targets so that the true performance and value of Veeam Backup & Replication can be realized."

Veeam Backup & Replication provides fast, flexible and reliable recovery of virtualized applications and data for both VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V environments. Veeam Backup & Replication combined with The Grid delivers faster, more reliable backups, supporting superior recovery time objectives (RTO) and recovery point objectives (RPO).

Published Monday, March 11, 2013 3:04 PM by David Marshall
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