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Tyna Callahan

Tyna Callahan

Sr. Director of Communications

Scality’s Momentum with Cisco Proven by Customer and Partner Success

Acceleration in petabyte-scale deployments with appliance-like experience bringing value of Cisco UCS with Scality RING to growing base of clients
San Francisco, CA – Nov 7, 2018

Scality, leader in software for distributed file and object storage and multi-cloud data control, today announced its growing momentum with Cisco, with which the company is a long-standing Data Center partner. Scality RING software-defined storage on Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) high-density servers is being deployed globally in more enterprises, across more use cases, proving-out the great potential that was reinforced when Scality was elevated to Cisco Solutions Plus Partner and added to Cisco’s Global Price List (GPL) in 2017.

“Customers are the proof points, and we’re seeing an acceleration in deployments of storage solutions using Cisco UCS servers and Scality RING,” said Siva Sivakumar, Cisco’s Senior Director, Data Center Solutions. “Our Cisco Validated Designs and solution bundles with Scality are making it easy for partners to quote and deliver scale-out storage systems that converge storage of data from both object and file-based applications and grow easily from 200 terabytes to beyond petabytes.”

Baystate Health is an example of one of those customers that was dealing with massive amounts of data.  Their storage for medical imaging–x-rays, MRIs and more–was growing at ever-faster rates, so when their 7-year-old traditional storage platform was slated for replacement, scaleable, performant and easy-to-manage were high on the modernization requirements list.  They worked with RoundTower and consultants from VertitechIT, who, having worked with Scality and Cisco before, could see clearly that Scality RING should lead the transformation. They leveraged the knowledge gained from past success with Scality to bring in a Scality RING Software-defined storage solution built on Cisco servers, and now count Baystate Health among their happy customers.  And faster time to care makes practitioners and patients happy.

“We take our IT seriously, because the stakes are, clearly, high in healthcare,” said Baystate Health’s Senior IT Director and CTO, Dave Miller.  “When the time came for us to replace–rethink, really–our medical imaging storage, we saw Scality’s leadership position with Gartner as a huge plus. That, the solid data resiliency and availability and other successful reference deployments for similar use cases, as well as the flexibility to handle multiple workloads all tipped the scale toward RoundTower’s Cisco/Scality solution. TCO matters, too, and the overall value of the Cisco UCS and Scality RING solution is truly impressive.”

“Solving today’s challenges for our healthcare customers centers on critical data availability and accommodating massive data growth and long retention of medical data,” offered Craig Manahan, Practice Manager – DCI for RoundTower Technologies. “The pre-validated and tested Scality and Cisco solutions make designing, quoting and deployment easy. Scality RING is a storage solution that’s flexible,  easy to maintain, and easy to grow at any scale required to meet our customers’ business goals over the long term.  We’re really pleased to have Scality RING on Cisco UCS storage in our portfolio.”

The need for software-defined solutions for unstructured data extends far beyond medical imaging and healthcare. Around the globe, Scality and Cisco are winning together and adding many new customers (and expanding those deployments) with multiple use cases. From Thailand to the United States to Estonia,  Scality and Cisco are addressing a variety of use cases like backup and archive for one of the largest banks in the world, email messaging for one of the biggest Service Providers in the world, video on demand for a local government in the U.S., video surveillance for a leading national government agency and more.

Through a vast network of channel partners, Scality and Cisco together offer an infinitely-scalable storage solution for unstructured data that combines Scality RING software-defined storage with Cisco UCS servers, automation for easy deployment and Cisco Solution Support. With the power of the Cisco UCS management framework, the combined solution is cost-effective to deploy, easy to manage and will enable the next-generation cloud deployments that drive business agility, lower operational costs and eliminate vendor lock-in. And, all of this solution enrichment is becoming even easier to deploy and manage with a series of solution bundles available on Cisco’s GPL for a true appliance-like experience.

Going to be at Cisco Partner Summit in Las Vegas? Meet with Scality. Visit us in the Cisco Partner Hub on Wednesday, November 14th to learn more about partnering with Scality and Cisco to deliver the kinds of storage solutions that help your customers derive value from data. Stay connected: @Scality #CiscoPS18.

About Cisco:

Cisco Systems, Inc. is an American multinational technology conglomerate headquartered in San Jose, California, in the center of Silicon Valley, that develops, manufactures and sells networking hardware, telecommunications equipment and other high-technology services and products

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San Francisco — September 24, 2020

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Scality RING8 on all-flash delivers file and object storage performance 10x faster than competitive solutions
San Francisco — September 14, 2020

Scality RING customers gain the all-flash advantage with the industry’s only solution to support both scale-out file and object storage on a single platform.

Scality delivers 62% YoY revenue growth and strengthens partnerships with new Veeam 10 qualification + expansion with Hewlett Packard Enterprise
San Francisco — August 26, 2020

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Scality appoints former Silver Peak leader Eric LeBlanc as new VP of EMEA and Asia Pac

In his new position, Leblanc will continue to advance a strategic channel focus to maximize an already solid revenue model for Scality partners across EMEA and Asia Pacific.

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San Francisco — July 21, 2020

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San Francisco — June 30, 2020

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Scality invests to advance AI and machine learning with Inria Research Institute
San Francisco — June 16, 2020

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Healthcare and genomics IT leaders save millions by modernizing with Scality’s on-prem software defined storage
San Francisco, CA - June 2, 2020

Scale-out storage is saving IT pros $270,000 per petabyte over three years and 46% less time managing storage infrastructure.

Scality named an Outperformer in GigaOm Radar for Enterprise Object Storage
San Francisco, CA - March 18, 2020

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Scality’s new NAS Archiver simplifies path to enterprise storage efficiency
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San Francisco, CA - February 19, 2020

RING8 software-defined storage received the Bronze award in the Enterprise Cloud Storage category in the 2019 Storage Product of the Year, awarded by Tech Target’s Storage magazine and Tech Target’s StorageMedia websites. 

Scality responds to social responsibility call, announces one-month paternity leave and carbon offset program
San Francisco, CA – February 5, 2020

The company is making two new commitments in response to a social responsibility call from Cedric O, France Minister of State for the Digital Sector.

Scality’s growth surge continues with strong base and record numbers of new customers, expansions in 2019
San Francisco, CA – January 22, 2020

Scality expanded its install base with more than 50 new enterprise customers from around the world, across a broad range of industries and use cases.

Scality selected as a finalist in the Storage Magazine and Search Storage 2019 Products of the Year award
San Francisco, CA – January 21, 2020

 Scality’s RING8 qualified in the Cloud Storage category because the latest generation of the company’s flagship product brings business agility, resiliency and efficiency to organizations facing data storage and orchestration challenges.

Scality predicts object storage at the edge on flash and hybrid cloud dominant in 2020
San Francisco – January 15, 2020

Data storage will become massively decentralized in 2020 and hybrid cloud will become the de facto standard for organizations as they seek ways to manage and use data efficiently and intelligently.

Scality again named a Leader in new IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Object-Based Storage 2019 Vendor Assessment   
San Francisco – January 7, 2020

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