NetApp introduces the latest version of its next-generation object storage software to help enterprises take control of rich content data and accelerate their digital transformation.
“The accelerated pace of digitisation is creating significant data management challenges for geo-dispersed enterprises and service providers,” said Amita Potnis, research manager at IDC. “NetApp StorageGRID Webscale is an easy-to-deploy, highly scalable solution that will help users create the necessary infrastructure to support massive growth in both structured and unstructured data.”
A Next-Generation Architecture for Rich Data Management
The newest enhancements to StorageGRID Webscale provide IT operations and development teams with a software-oriented storage solution to manage data at scale. The solution also brings the enterprise closer to achieving a next-generation data center.
StorageGRID Webscale now offers:
- More software deployment options, including Docker container support and the ability to install on bare-metal servers
- Simpler OpenStack storage deployments with Keystone integration, Swift access control list (ACL) support, and heat-less deployment
- Better multitenant control with the ability to monitor and manage user capacity quotas
- Certification with Veritas Enterprise Vault to centralise retention management across email, files, social media, and more.
“Data is the lifeblood of today’s successful businesses. NetApp is uniquely positioned to help our customers on their journey to becoming data-driven organisations,” says Clemens Siebler, manager Solution Architects EMEA at NetApp. “StorageGRID Webscale provides a next-generation storage architecture that helps customers to easily create massively scalable data lakes for archive, analytics and rich media data between geo-dispersed data centers and the public cloud.”