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Quantum Unveils ActiveScale 6.0 Object Storage Software

Quantum Corporation has rolled out ActiveScale object storage software that reshapes the way organizations store, manage, and extract value from their growing stores of unstructured data.

QuantumActiveScale 6.0 software delivers unlimited scalability, and consistent performance at any scale without compromising data availability, durability, and security.

“The acceleration toward digital transformation is also accelerating data growth, and we want our customers to have the tools they need to use data to drive their businesses forward,” said Jamie Lerner, President and CEO, Quantum. “The seamless scalability of our ActiveScale software positions them to use their data, regardless of how much there is, to its greatest potential – whether they’re making new scientific discoveries, identifying the business trends that give them a competitive edge, or delivering the next mega-hit to the big screen.”

This software is now available as a subscription on qualified platforms including the new ActiveScale X200 platform, a simplified and converged system platform that delivers high-density, high-capacity storage in a small footprint.

ActiveScale 6.0 software is also now available for purchase through Supermicro , giving customers more purchasing options and flexibility to deploy ActiveScale software on the platform of their choice.

The new ActiveScale 6.0 software provides unlimited expansion of capacity, processing, and object count, making it easy to grow and manage massive data. With ActiveScale, organizations can seamlessly expand compute, networking, and storage resources for consistent performance at scale with no performance tuning or rebalancing required.

The unique, two-layer software architecture optimizes flash and disk resources, employing real-time heuristics to dynamically place data across all system resources in parallel for maximum efficiency and balanced long-term performance.

This is in direct contrast to other object storage solutions that employ static or deterministic data layout policies that directly lead to hotspots and rebalancing tasks that overwhelm the system as it grows.

These greater capabilities reduce the overall system footprint and simplify deployment in both large and small configurations. When scaling out with the new platform, capacity, performance and object count is unlimited, creating a unified system cluster that grows to exabytes of capacity and billions of objects. Current ActiveScale customers benefit from the ability to easily expand their existing ActiveScale clusters with the new platform.


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