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phoenixNAP Works with Panzura to Deliver Next Gen SaaS Solution Offering Unprecedented Performance and Value to VMware vSphere
phoenixNAP, a global IT services provider offering security-focused cloud infrastructure, dedicated servers, colocation, and specialized Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) technology solutions, today announced a collaboration with Panzura, a leader in multi-cloud file services and data management. As VMware partners, phoenixNAP and Panzura have built the next generation enterprise infrastructure and SaaS solution delivered as a service from phoenixNAP. powered by Panzura, delivers file search and Elasticsearch services providing 1-click simplicity, security, cost savings and scalability to customers. Leveraging cutting-edge virtualization technologies such as Persistent Memory Performance in VMware vSphere 6.7 and the newly launched 2nd Gen Intel Xeon Gold platform, the joint solution enables accelerated delivery of enterprise data analytics for applications in the public cloud.

The key technologies include Intel® Optane DC Persistent Memory and VMware vSphere Persistent Memory Performance, which provide a new level of flexibility for demanding workloads. The increased compute and flash storage capacity and advanced VM level abstraction enable simple deployment and lower total-cost-of-ownership (TCO).

"Knowing that platform performance and scalability are paramount for modern enterprise, we developed a solution that can handle even the most intensive workloads without compromise," said William Bell, Executive Vice President of Products, phoenixNAP. "The infrastructure we have built leverages the power of VMware and Intel to provide a high-performance environment for enterprise applications including ML and AI workloads."

Incorporating Intel Optane DC Persistent Memory, transformative processing technology, the new class of Intel processors provides support for demanding workloads such as artificial intelligence (AI), big data, and high-performance computing (HPC). Paired with VMware vSphere, which allow for greater performance and security, the underlying hardware platform provides advanced capabilities for processing business-critical workloads. Some of the workloads that this platform aims to simplify are enterprise databases, in-memory analytics, and content delivery networks.

"The joint solution with and phoenixNAP combines multi-tenancy and scale-out hyperconverged cloud architecture with the latest enhancements from Intel and VMware for customers. The solution works seamlessly across devices and applications, delivers the optimal performance and responsiveness and provides advanced ML capabilities bringing unparalleled insight to data," said Jason McKinney, SVP, Alliances at Panzura. "We are looking forward to continued work with phoenixNAP to offer the best multi-cloud data services including logs, security, ITOPs, customer 360 view, IOT data services and more."

"The commitment to innovation that phoenixNAP and Panzura have shown is incredibly valuable for addressing challenges of exponential data volume growth and their management," said Jim Aluotto, senior director, Cloud Provider Business, Americas Region, VMware. "VMware solutions are architected to allow innovation, and we are glad to see how phoenixNAP and Panzura leverage this potential."

phoenixNAP is a Premier Service Provider in the VMware Cloud Provider Program partner. phoenixNAP is also a PCI DSS Validated Service Provider and its flagship facility is SOC Type 1 and SOC Type 2 audited.

Published Monday, May 13, 2019 10:12 AM by David Marshall
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