VMworld 2013: 20 Must-See Storage Offerings (Part 1)

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Campbell, Calif.-based cloud storage appliance developer Panzura and Chicago-based big data management software developer Cleversafe used VMworld to introduce a joint solution that provides an enterprise-ready NAS storage service for unstructured data.

The solution, which Cleversafe will sell and promote to large-scale enterprises, combines Cleversafe’s Dispersed Storage (dsNet) system with Panzura's cloud storage appliance to create an enterprise-ready NAS storage service, with a global file system that includes snapshots, deduplication, distributed file locking and encryption.

The combined Panzura/Cleversafe solution lets enterprise customers leverage the Cleversafe dsNet storage system for all unstructured data storage requirements using Panzura's global file system to allow worldwide storage consolidation and distributed file sharing. In addition, the Panzura solution provides archiving, backup and disaster recovery capabilities.

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