Industry Leaders Partner to Offer Service Providers and Enterprises with the Most Efficient and Scalable Hosted Cloud Storage
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Running Scality RING on their OVH Servers, they are getting the best of both worlds
Scality is at the forefront of enabling cloud and object storage for the digital economy
San Francisco, CA – August 30, 2016
Scality, the world leader in cloud and object storage, announced today that it has formed a partnership with OVH, the world’s third-largest hosting and Internet infrastructure provider to provide enterprises of all sizes a joint solution to tackle large scale storage needs. With this new go-to-market partnership, Scality software now runs on OVH servers which is ideal for Hosted Private Clouds environments. In other words, this partnership makes it possible for OVH customers to build Petabyte-scale storage pools by running Scality RING on their OVH Servers, getting the best of both worlds – efficient hosting and efficient storage.
Hosted Private Clouds have become the growing choice for the enterprise to combine the effectiveness of public cloud, and the control and privacy of private clouds. According to IDC, by 2018, more than 50 percent of enterprises will create and/or partner with industry cloud platforms to distribute their own innovations or source others. As OVH and Scality come together as leaders in their field, their combined petabyte-scale storage solution will provide the optimal level of reliability and performance to large enterprises.
“At Scality we leverage OVH for our own Private Cloud Infrastructure,” said Erwan Ménard, President and COO of Scality. “Utilizing OVHs technology for our own business needs is a strong testament to the confidence we have in the excellence of OVH infrastructure and teams, and is a major foundation of our newly formed partnership. We look forward to having enterprise-grade companies take advantage of the benefits of this joint offer for Hosted Private Clouds.”
This new joint Cloud storage solution provided by OVH and Scality is the result of combined testing and addresses the following needs:
- Scale-Out NAS for 200TB usable and more
- S3 Object Storage for 200TB usable and more
“The need for high and scalable volume storage continues to grow and is becoming critical for businesses whose activities require large and dedicated databases. We are delighted to elevate our relationship with Scality to the next level with this go-to-market partnership, which allows us to respond to customers” said Michel Calmejane, Chief Sales Officer at OVH. “Scality is at the forefront of enabling cloud and object storage for the digital economy, and with OVH’s ultra-high secure network, guaranteed bandwidth, and globally deployed fiber optics, together we look forward to providing the enterprise with unsurpassed large scale storage solutions.”
Specializing in cloud and internet infrastructure, OVH offers innovative products and services evolving around three universes: Web, Dedicated and Cloud. Since being founded in 1999, the company has become an established partner for hundreds of thousands of professionals worldwide. OVH owes its success not only to a development model built on innovation but also to keeping full control over the supply chain, from server manufacturing and in-house maintenance of their infrastructure, right down to customer assistance. OVH is able to ensure stable and reliable product and service offerings to all clients across all its brands while also providing the best price quality ratio. Learn more on OVH www.ovh.com and follow us on Twitter @ovh.
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.