| leading the way to the
new storage frontier
Nirvanix's mission is to ease the burden of storage management
for organizations while enabling secure and reliable access to data worldwide.
Nirvanix provides the Nirvanix Storage Delivery Network (SDN), a fully-managed,
secure cloud storage service developed for today's enterprises. The SDN
intelligently stores, delivers and processes storage requests in the best
network location, providing the optimal user experience. Nirvanix customers
range from Internet startups to Fortune 10 organizations. For more information
about the company and its services, visit www.nirvanix.com
- editor mentions on StorageSearch.com
- Editor's comments:- in June 2010 - Nirvanix launched
- a hybrid cloud storage
includes all the networking hardware, software and storage needed to provide an
on-premise cloud storage solution contained in a minimum 200TB configuration,
expandable to petabytes. The customer provides data center space, power and
cooling and Nirvanix staff monitor, manage and maintain the solution.
May 2012 - Nirvanix
announced it has raised over $25 million in a Series C funding round -
bringing its total capital raised to $70 million.
Nirvanix today (May
2013) isn't engaged with the SSD market - and that's why I'm not covering
it. Their focus is on what they call
Tier N storage by
which they mean treating cloud storage as a new tier. This is currently at the
opposite end of the performance spectrum from most SSD requirements - however
there will be convergence when
SSDs replace HDDs
in the datacenter as lowest cost to own capacity.
We haven't got
there yet - but the SSD industry is close (1 to 3 years).
articles which cover these themes see:-
SSD datacenter silos,
roadmap to the
petabyte SSD, and SSD
cost trends and factors.
|How big was the
thinking in this SSD's design?|
|Does size really does matter in SSD
By that I mean how big was the mental map? - not how many
inches wide is the SSD.
||For designers, integrators,
end users and investors alike - understanding what follows from these simple
choices predicts a lot of important consequences. ...read the article|
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