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Scality Guarantees 100 Percent Uptime for Private Cloud Storage Environments

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Tyna Callahan

Tyna Callahan

Sr. Director of Communications

Deliver on strong Service Level Agreements to their users

New Scality HALO Cloud Monitor, with Scality Dedicated Care Service, Delivers Always-on Availability for Petabyte-scale Cloud Storage, Providing Remote Monitoring of Customer Environments, Predictive Analytics, Capacity Planning, and Intuitive Dashboard Reporting.
San Francisco, CA – February 28, 2017

Scality, world leader in object and cloud storage, today announced its new Scality HALO Cloud Monitor, a turnkey 24/7 monitoring solution for the Scality RING object storage platform and S3-focused products. Scality HALO provides customers continuous uptime for their managed private cloud storage environments and delivers transformative analytics to help streamline business operations.

“Our Scality RING system is designed to be 100 percent available and now with Scality HALO we have the cloud monitoring assurance for customers to guarantee 100 percent uptime for their Scality RING and S3 environments,” said Daniel Binsfeld, VP of DevOps and Global Support at Scality. “Our customers, both Service Providers and Enterprise companies, must deliver on strong Service Level Agreements to their users. With Scality HALO we provide peace of mind and confidence that downtime can become a thing of the past for everyone.”

Scality HALO continuously monitors customer environment in real time and provides predictive analytics to ensure storage systems are performing optimally. Comprehensive dashboards with 100s of useful diagnostic metrics, monitoring system level statistics, component processes, memory, disk and many other key elements. It provides intuitive, user-friendly visualization of events, proactive fault and incident detection, configuration assistance and system health checks. The Scality HALO system is a smart learning system which uses previous system behavior to define predictive range KPIs (Key Performance Indicators). These KPIs can then detect aberrations in the storage environment before they become problematic. Automatic alerts are triggered to notify key personnel who can proactively respond and maintain continuous uptime. Scality HALO comes in two program levels, a full-featured DCS edition and a Standard version. The Standard version is available to all Scality customers for free and includes up to 15 diagnostic metrics.

“The Scality support team is always ready to answer any question, reacts quickly and skillfully resolves any issues,” said Bart Provoost, Manager of Network Applications and Services at Telenet. “As we continue to scale our capacity, we look forward to deploying new features, knowing that Scality support will be with us all the way.”

Scality Dedicated Care Services (DCS) is a premium add-on program to the company’s standard support service. It reinforces Scality’s best-in-class customer service through standardized business operations, engineering reviews, access to dedicated customer service engineers, systematic audits of Scality RING and prioritized escalation processes. All DCS customers, who implement Scality HALO Cloud Monitor will be provided a 100 percent Availability Guarantee.

“To guarantee the optimal service quality for our Scality RING deployment, Orange Cloud for Business is using Scality Dedicated Care Services. It’s impressive, the speed at which the Scality team proactively identifies and resolves issues,” said Thierry Lompech, Cloud Infrastructure Manager at Orange Business Services. “The cooperation with the DCS engineers helps our Engineering and Operational teams to improve their skills and provides a warranty for us and our end users.”

Scality HALO Availability Guarantee
Scality HALO premium with 100 percent availability guarantee is available to all Scality Dedicated Care Service customers through the company’s alliance partners and global network of ISVs and resellers. The standard entry-level version is included in Scality’s standard support package.


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Since 2009, Scality has been enabling people to derive maximum value from data by solving their cloud-scale data storage and management challenges with our award-winning RING and Zenko technologies. More than 500 million users rely on Scality RING and Zenko™ to store and manage hundreds of petabytes of data – more than one trillion data objects.

A recognized leader in distributed file and object storage, Scality offers solutions for today’s reality of hybrid and multi-cloud data management. RING turns commodity x86 servers into an unlimited storage pool for unstructured data, whether file or object; and the Zenko multi-cloud controller, available in open source and enterprise editions, provides a window into data, no matter where it lives, with orchestration, management and search functionality. Follow us on Twitter @scality and @zenko. Visit us at www.scality.com.

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