Scality RING Again Receives Highest Score for Hybrid Cloud Storage Use Case in Gartner Critical Capabilities for Object Storage
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Scality RING Scored Across All Five Use Cases in the Critical Capabilities in Report Published November 25th
San Francisco, CA – December 2nd, 2019
Scality, leader in software solutions for global data orchestration and distributed file and object storage, today announced that the company’s acclaimed RING™ software-defined storage solution was ranked with the highest score in the “Hybrid Cloud Storage” use case, and scored second highest in all other use cases in the Gartner® Critical Capabilities for Object Storage report published on November 25, 2019.
For the report, Gartner analysts Raj Bala, Julia Palmer and Chandra Mukhyala evaluated 13 object storage products against eight critical capabilities and five use cases. Scality RING received the highest score in one of the Use Cases, and scored second highest in the others.
In the report, the analysts note that “Cost reduction is driving interest in on-premises object storage offerings; however, hybrid cloud storage capabilities are also attracting the attention of I&O leaders.”
“The importance of hybrid cloud is undeniable, and flexibility in cloud choice, along with data usability—cloud-native—are truly important for today’s enterprise,”
said Paul Speciale, Scality’s Chief Product Officer.
“To us, receiving our use case scores are a great validation of what we see as important in today’s data-rich enterprise.”
Scality RING’s highest score for the Hybrid Cloud Storage Use Case was accompanied by second highest scores for each of the other four use cases: Analytics, Archiving, Backup, and Cloud Storage.
Scality was also recognized by Gartner in September, 2019 as a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Distributed File Systems and Object Storage. Scality received was recognized for the fourth year in a row.
“We are very proud to offer our customers the best solution for their unstructured data storage needs, whether file or object,” added Speciale. “It’s clear that the future of IT is Hybrid Cloud, and we endeavor to develop and deploy the very best solutions for flexible hybrid- and mult- cloud infrastructure for unstructured data so that our customers can realize maximum value from their data. We think that our efforts are being acknowledged for Hybrid IT.”
Sources: *Gartner Magic Quadrant for Distributed File Systems and Object Storage, Julia Palmer, Raj Bala, Chandra Mukhyala, 30 September 2019 (ID: G00376728) and Gartner Critical Capabilities for Object Storage, Raj Bala, Julia Palmer, Chandra Mukhyala, 25 November 2019 (ID: G00385247).
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