AMAX released StorMax SDS, a software defined storage solution allowing customers to improvise their storage infrastructure, increasing flexibility and agility, simplifying management, and dramatically reducing storage infrastructure costs without compromising on Availability, Reliability or Functionality.
Deemed as a highly available software-designed storage solution, AMAX StorMax SDS delivers unified file and block storage services with enterprise-grade data management, data integrity, and performance that can scale from tens of Terabytes to Petabytes. Impeccably combined with NexentaStor, the plug and play appliances are created to be a simple swap-in replacement of legacy block and file storage appliances, providing unlimited file system sizes, unlimited snapshots and clones, and inline data reduction for additional storage cost savings. The StorMax SDS is perfect for VMWare/OpenStack/CloudStack backend storage, generic NAS file services, home directory storage, and near-line archive and large-scale backup repositories.
StorMax SDS appliances are available as All Flash, All HDD, and Hybrid configurations in a 2U/2Node form factor scaling up to 92TB of storage raw capacity, as well as a 4U/2Node appliance scaling up to 560TB. The solution is compatible with prime operating systems such as Microsoft, VMware, Ubuntu, Docker, Red Hat and OpenStack.
The appliances support enterprise workloads in both physical and virtual infrastructure including:
Databases and Transactional enterprise applications
Virtual machines/ Virtual desktops
Enterprise file servers
High performance digital media applications
NFS/ Block backup
Large-scale archive repositories
James Huang, Product Marketing Manager at AMAX said, "There's a need across enterprises of all sizes and verticals for cost-effective, feature rich storage solutions that excel in both performance and reliability. By developing a storage line that pairs rock solid hardware platforms with a software that has a long track record of success, AMAX hopes to provide companies with a practical alternative to scaling their storage infrastructure with the most operational freedom."