VAST EXPANSES OF DATA

Object and File Storage as a Service

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IN THE BEGINNING THERE WAS BLOCK AND FILE . . . NOW OBJECT

In the beginning, storage originally came in two forms: Block and Storage. The most universal form of storage is block but it has been notoriously expensive and cannot exist in a cloud environment. Today there is another form of storage that consumers are implementing into their environments - Cloud Object Storage.

Cloud Object Storage has near infinite capacity, allowing you to store a massive amount of data relatively inexpensively. It also has the potential to grow far beyond normal storage capacity, giving the consumer the advantage of expanding their data storage without having to go through numerous configurations.

NEW NEEDS DEMAND A NEW STORAGE ARCHITECTURE

Today’s exponential data growth requires a new kind of storage approach - one that delivers choice and consistency, with:

- Flexibility to meet your enterprise’s rapidly changing needs -
- Scale for any storage demand large or small across network -
- Simplicity in management and cost -

Object Storage - Stats

Object Storage

Tried and Tested Scalability - Scale to exabytes on a single global namespace that offers a unified, single point of management and access at web-scale.

Configurable Reliability and Availability - Choose the combination of efficiency that best suits application and user requirements.

Reduced Total Cost of Ownership - STaaS requires less than half the storage and 70% lower TCO.  Switch customer enjoy 90% less ingress/egress fees.

15x Increase in Management Productivity - Designed for continuous availability without requiring downtime. Survive a full site failure or disaster, and still access 100% of your data.

Data-at-Rest Encryptions - Built-in with no need for separate key management.

Software-Defined Storage Flexibility - No proprietary hardware.

System Configuration - A single pane of glad for administration, monitoring and fault management.

Storage Slices - Distributed geographically for durability and availability.

File Storage

Full Cloud Integration - For authoritative copies of files providing low costs archiving with infinite scale.

Extended Access Control Lists (ACL) - For granular permission-based file access.

Deduplication - Ensures only unique data is stored on the cloud, further improved by compression to minimize storage capacity requirements.

Large Local Cache and Data Pinning Capabilities - Brings LAN-speed access to commonly-used files

Block Storage

 

COMING SOON...

Reference Architecture

Storage as-a-Service for Files, Imaging, Video, Architectural and Seismic Data

STaaS - Reference Architecture

  • Collaboration
  • Global Locking
  • Global Dedupe
  • Global Namespace
  • Unlimited Storage

  • Backup
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Archiving
  • DB Dump
  • OPEX Savings

Data is available, even in the face of a regional outage.

Data is protected with no external key management required, even in the face of regional security breach.

STaaS - Reference Architecture

Why KeyCloud Storage as a Service?

Have your storage requirements continued to scale?

Applications need sustainability and access to compete in hyper-competitive markets. Make an object and file storage choice that will have the economic and resiliency advantages to give a competitive edge.

Our service is dramatically more reliable, less complex and more cost-efficient than traditional storage! Traditional storage requires 3.6 TBs raw storage capacity for 1 TB of usable storage. Our object storage requires only 1.7 TBs of raw storage capacity for 1 TB of usable storage.

Data Replication
Included 3-site resilience

Secure
Keyless encryption
by default

Multiple Sites
No performance degradation

Massively Scalable
Petabytes of global
namespace

Collaborate across multiple sites

  • File System lets users in different offices work together like they’re in the same room – even on the largest, most complex files
  • Simpler, faster, and less expensive than deploying primary, backup, and archive storage at each site, and running WAN optimization over private networks
  • Provides a locking, immediately consistent global file system for storing your application data that spans all your offices

Want more to justify a move to cloud storage?

STaaS Network Area Storage

Enterprise NAS with the economics and unlimited capacity of the cloud

 

Tiers 1, 2 and 3  |  Deduplication and Compression  |  Intelligent Caching  |  Extended Access Control Lists (ACLs)  |  Global Namespace  |  Pay-as-you-go

Cloud-Backed with 12 Nines of Availability

Cloud storage and redundant copies of data across geographically dispersed cloud data centers with Panzura’s unique snapshot technology

Consolidates Local Backups and Tape

100% all file data in the cloud, while keeping the 10% of active data cached on appliance close to users and applications

Eliminates Local NAS and File Servers

Simpler, faster, and less expensive than deploying traditional primary, backup, and archive storage at each site and the networking infrastructure needed for that storage

STaaS Backup and Recovery

A superior alternative to archiving

Save time and money by eliminating tape local backups, and offsite replication

Supports SMB/NFS interfaces to integrate seamlessly with standard archiving tools, making it easy to transfer data to cloud storage

Archiving to the cloud maintains online access to data, allowing rapid retrieval whenever needed

Scale up or down as needed, without oversubscribing

Eliminates the need for forward provisioning or capacity planning

Included Features:

  • Cloud-backed with 12 nines of availability
  • Offsite protection without all the mess. No more tapes
  • Support for database and VMDK archiving, use the cloud to archive VMware VMDK files and direct Oracle or SQL database dumps
  • Full support of snapshots for data versioning and retention
  • FIPS 140-2 with AES-256 bit encryption making data secure at rest and in transit
STaaS - Contact to Contract

 Logistics Client Eliminates Storage Issues

Overview
The customer, a popular logistics company, used traditional on premise storage infrastructure, located at the Switch Supernap, Las Vegas location.

Problem
The customer had a mission critical issue when they ran out of storage. Capacity was at 96% when they contacted KeyInfo.

Criteria
Due to the critical nature of the situation, KeyInfo quickly analyzed and designed architecture according to the performance requirements of the customer. KeyInfo expedited a 10GB cross-connect from the customer’s location to KeyInfo’s location at Switch.

Result
Leveraging the ability to infinite scale and STaaS’ flat-rate cross connect fees for Switch customers, our customer now has a solution that is built for growth with a reduction in CAPEX costs.

HOSTED IN TIER IV DATA CENTERS

KeyInfo has partnered with Switch, a global technology solutions company whose core business is the design, construction and operations of the most advanced data centers and most powerful technology ecosystem on the planet.

STaaS Facilities
Switch Logo

Switch partnership allows KeyInfo to empower clients with a myriad of options for innovation, economies of scale, risk mitigation, sustainability and investment protection.

Tier IV Gold-rate multi-tenant colocation data centers

The world’s highest-rated data center campus

Up to 2.4 million sq. ft. of Tier IV Gold data center space

Up to 325 MW of power, with 100% uptime guaranteed

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