Scality Connect expands Scality’s multi-cloud options, allowing flexibility to leverage the vast benefits of Microsoft Azure Blob Storage
San Francisco, CA & Orlando, FL – September 27, 2017 Today at Microsoft Ignite 2017, Scality, a world leader in object and cloud storage, announced immediate availability of Scality Connect for Microsoft Azure Blob Storage. Scality Connect enables any application that works with Amazon S3 to support Microsoft Azure Blob Storage without modification. Scality Connect is implemented as a stateless container within a customer’s Azure subscription, providing extreme scale-out performance in addition to advanced security innovations as data never leaves the user’s subscription.
Tad Brockway, General Manager, Microsoft Azure Storage at Microsoft Corp. added, “Cloud choice for object storage and advanced workloads represents the future and Microsoft is pleased to collaborate with Scality to bring it to life with Scality Connect for Azure Blob Storage. This solution makes it easier for developers and enterprises of all sizes to effortlessly and cost-effectively deploy thousands of apps within Microsoft Azure and leverage its many advanced services.”
Scality Connect for Azure Blob Storage automatically translates Amazon S3 API calls to Azure Blob Storage API calls, enabling customers to immediately consume Azure Blob Storage with their proven Amazon S3 applications. Scality Connect for Azure Blob Storage stores data in Azure native format so customers can access that data with Azure cloud services such as Azure Machine Learning or Microsoft Power BI toolsets.
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