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Quantum Collaborates With Supermicro to Expand Reach of Next-Gen Object Storage Software

Quantum Corporation is collaborating with global enterprise computing leader Supermicro to deliver object storage solutions to customers demanding the ability to extract more value from their increasing data stores. The engagement enables Supermicro's customers, resellers, and integrators to easily purchase scalable, software-defined object storage software to manage and monetize massive amounts of unstructured data. Combined with Supermicro high-density, high-capacity servers, the solution delivers the scale, flexibility, and performance required for massive data workloads. Enterprises will deploy the new technology to enable enterprise archiving services, genomic research, AI/deep learning and other applications where large-scale data management and analysis is critical.

"We are excited about this relationship as a new route to market for ActiveScale software," said Liz King, Chief Revenue Officer, Quantum. "Our latest version of ActiveScale software enables performance at any scale, from terabytes to exabytes, without compromising data availability or durability. By combining this software with high-capacity, high-density servers from Supermicro, we provide a best-in-class object storage platform that meets the extreme scale and performance of the most demanding enterprise data workloads."

Next-Generation Storage Architecture Addresses the Desire to Increase Data Access and Value

Massive data growth driven by digital transformation, video, imagery and telemetry data, and web-scale operations are putting tremendous pressure on IT budgets and teams. At the same time, these organizations are looking to unlock the value in this data to drive new innovations and new business models. ActiveScale software on the latest generation Supermicro servers enables organizations to actively leverage their data without requiring budgets to scale at the same pace. 

"Combining Quantum's ActiveScale object storage software with Supermicro's high-density server and storage systems delivers to customers solutions that optimize complex and unstructured data sets, said Don Clegg, senior vice president, Worldwide Sales, Supermicro. "Supermicro's most integrated and highest-capacity systems, such as Ultra, BigTwin and SuperBlade, along with Supermicro's significant time-to-market advantage, are ideal for the global data management market."

The Quantum ActiveScale object storage software is now available for purchase worldwide through Supermicro's extensive network of resellers and systems integrators.

For more information on Quantum ActiveScale, visit More information on the Quantum and Supermicro reference architecture can be found at

Published Friday, June 25, 2021 4:21 PM by David Marshall
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