NetApp announced StorageGRID Webscale, a software-defined object-based storage solution to help enterprises take control of rich content data and accelerate their digital transformation. StorageGRID provide intelligent data management, balancing the performance – durability and cost and enabling cloud to cloud data transfer.
Achieve new levels of cost savings by enabling cloud-to-cloud data management. StorageGRID Webscale can manage and store objects not only within its own globally distributed infrastructure, but also in Amazon Web Services (AWS). Adding Amazon S3 storage as a storage tier, increasing data protection with an external cloud while reducing costs by performing more expensive operations against locally managed copies.
StorageGDID Webscale uses a Metadata-Driven Policy Engine. It optimise data availability, performance, geo-distribution, retention, protection, and storage cost with metadata-driven policies and adjust them dynamically as the business value of data evolves.
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According to Amita Potnis, Research Manager, IDC. "The accelerated pace of digitization is creating significant data management challenges for geo-dispersed enterprises and service providers. NetApp StorageGRID Webscale is a easy-to-deploy, highly scalable solution that will help users create the necessary infrastructure to support massive growth in both structured and unstructured data."