SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 15, 2019 — Quobyte Inc., a leading developer of modern storage system software, announced today that it has partnered with EUROstor to expand the reach of its next-generation file system throughout the German, Austrian and Switzerland (DACH) marketplace to end customers who are looking for scale-out NAS solutions to satisfy their enterprise application workloads.
Quobyte selected EUROstor for its history and expertise in understanding the needs of customers’ infrastructure and workloads and for its ability to deliver solutions that meet the requirements of data-driven workloads. With EUROstor’s extensive experience selling server-based storage, the Quobyte Data Center File System’s high performance, scalability, flexibility and operational efficiency is ideally suited to be part of the company’s comprehensive product portfolio.
With Quobyte, EUROstor will be looking to participate in projects like CyberValley, a new center for Artificial Intelligence research that is bringing together key international players from science and industry to boost intelligent systems research and development. CyberValley will create an ecosystem for technology transfer and will offer the ideal environments for startups in the fields of AI, machine learning, robotics and computer vision.
“With scale-out NAS solutions becoming increasingly important within our market, Quobyte is an exciting expansion of our storage product portfolio,” said Wolfgang Bauer, technical director of EUROstor. “With Quobyte’s flexibility, scalability and high performance, we can easily deliver storage solutions that are purpose-built to satisfy our customers’ needs. We trust there are a lot more interesting projects to come.”
Quobyte’s Data Center File System provides a massively scalable and fault-tolerant storage infrastructure. It decouples and abstracts commodity hardware to deliver low-latency and parallel throughput for the substantial requirements of cloud services and apps, the elasticity and agility to scale to thousands of servers, and to grow to hundreds of petabytes with little to no added administrative burden. With Quobyte, databases, scale-out applications, containers, even big data analytics can run on one single infrastructure.
“The industry is beginning to recognize that scale-out NAS, based on a scalable file system, is the best approach to keep up with and manage the requirements of petabyte-class workloads and beyond,” said Björn Kolbeck, Quobyte co-founder and CEO. “Partnering with companies like EUROstor to support our growth throughout Europe in general and for projects like CyberValley specifically, we are well positioned to satisfy this increasing demand through a scalable, modern storage approach.”
Building on a decade of research and experience with the open-source distributed file system XtreemFS and from working on Google’s infrastructure, Quobyte delivers on the promise of software-defined storage for the world’s most demanding application environments including High Performance Computing (HPC), Media & Entertainment (M&E), Life Sciences, Financial Services, and Electronic Design Automation (EDA). Quobyte uniquely leverages hyperscaler parallel distributed file system technologies to unify file, block, and object storage. This allows customers to easily replace storage silos with a single, scalable storage system — significantly saving manpower, money, and time spent on storage management. Quobyte allows companies to scale storage capacity and performance linearly on commodity hardware while eliminating the need to expand administrative staff through the software’s ability to self-monitor, self-maintain, and self-heal. Please visit www.quobyte.com for more information.
EUROstor has been a manufacturer of storage systems since 2004. At the beginning the company produced RAID systems; today server-based systems, operating as flexible storage servers are the main constituents of our product portfolio – perfectly custom-tailored in accordance with the respective requirements. The solutions range from small file servers and CCTV storage to highly-available storage clusters, scale-out clusters and cloud solutions.