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Maxta Enables Hyper-Convergence for OpenStack

DECEMBER 19TH, 2014 by Adam Armstrong Maxta has announced solutions that enable hyper-convergence for OpenStack, allowing service providers and enterprise customers to build private and public clouds based on OpenStack orchestration software and their choice of x86 server platforms, eliminating the need... Read More »

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Purpose-built storage for virtual machines

by: Phil Goodwin   Vendors are offering storage systems specifically engineered for virtual machines with an approach that’s fundamentally different from SAN or NAS.   With apologies to John Lennon and his great song, Imagine, here’s a 21st century twist on the... Read More »


Maxta Maximizes Hyper-Converged Infrastructure On Cisco UCS Metro Clusters

byJoseph F. Kovar on November 26, 2014, 2:48 pm EST Maxta this month said it became the first to have its hyper-converged infrastructure software solution certified to run on Cisco UCS C-Series servers and support metro cluster environments. Read More »

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Maxta Provides First Hyper-Converged Solution Certified For Cisco UCS

​Maxta announced that its hyper-converged solution is the first to be certified by Cisco and will be running on the Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) C-Series Rack-Mount systems. The solution will also support clusters spanning metro distances. Read More »


Software-Defined Storage Market Poised for Growth

By Nathan Eddy High-level skill sets needed to manage complex storage, followed closely by the complexity itself, were noted as top challenges to businesses. There is strong interest in deploying software-defined storage (SDS) solutions, according to a 451 Research report sponsored by... Read More »

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All-singing-all-dancing hyperconverged Maxta gets Cisco’s blessing

Follows Simplivity, but with added metro cluster support By Chris Mellor, 19 Nov 2014 Maxta has announced the launch of its MxSP, the first Cisco-certified hyper-converged system to run on UCS C-Series servers and support metro-distance clusters. Read More »

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96% of US Institutions Are Likely to Adopt Software-Defined Storage – Maxta/Intel/451 Research

And 82% hyper-converged infrastructure This is a Press Release edited by on 2014.11.20 Maxta, Inc. in hyper-convergence and software-defined storage, released results of an independent study conducted by 451 Research LLC of IT purchasers in midmarket companies. Read More »

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SDS, Hyper-C Gain Traction in Datacenter, Survey Finds

Software-defined storage along with hyper-converged infrastructure may be catching on at the high end of the enterprise market largely because it promises to make life a little easier for those who manage storage infrastructure. Read More »

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Impact Awards: Vote for “Maxta” the best software-defined infrastructure

Vote for the best software-defined infrastructure product in the Modern Infrastructure Impact Awards.  Read More »

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Can you compare software-defined storage architecture to hyper-converged systems?

Hyper-converged systems and software-defined storage provide similar storage management features, but the technologies are architected very differently. Read More »

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Moneymen dash to hand cash to storage upstarts

In pursuit of high-growth investment By Chris Mellor, 6 Oct 2014     Comment There has been a sudden rush of venture capital cash to storage startups as mainstream vendors respond to the upstarts’ products and squeeze their growth window. The backing... Read More »


Maxta: Hyper-Convergence Defined

«Previous Image 1 of 3 »Next Image Hyper-convergence frequently Unasked Questions Podcast Interview with  David Littman, Director of Business Development, Truth in IT and Maxta Yoram Novick, CEO… Read More »

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A closer look at Maxta

Maxta are another storage vendor that I managed to get talking to at this years’ VMworld conference in San Francisco. Although they were present at last year’s VMworld, they only announced themselves in earnest last November (11/12/13) with the release of the... Read More »

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Snapshot, replication change backup management and scheduling

Snapshot, replication among storage tools are fueling a shift in how enterprises protect data. Data protection vendors are adding features that allow users to roll data back to specific points rather than just restoring from backups.   Read More »

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Maxta goes gung-ho for Grantley, cuddles up to big daddy Intel

Flashy upstart just loves getting some Intel inside it By Chris Mellor, 15 Sep 2014   Hyper-converged software startup Maxta has repaid Intel’s faith and investment with updated software featuring Grantley support and an Intel-flavoured reference architecture – eat this and you will have... Read More »

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Death by 1,000 cuts: Mainstream storage array suppliers are bleeding Cloud, all-flash kit, object storage slicing away at titans of storage

Great beasts can be killed by a 1,000 cuts, bleeding to death from the myriad slashes in their bodies – none of which, on their own, is a killer. And this, it seems, is the way things are going for big-brand storage... Read More »


An in-depth breakdown of VM-aware storage

Stephen J. Bigelow Senior Technology Editor New technologies allow efficient VM-aware storage provisioning and management through the hypervisor. Virtualization has dramatically improved the efficient use of computing resources, often allowing processor cycles and memory to be provisioned or adjusted for any workload... Read More »


Storage Vendors to check out at #VMworld 2014 (SFO)

  Posted on  August 12, 2014  by  Cormac Hogan  —  7 Comments ↓   Last year I published a list of storage vendors and partners that I was planning to check out at VMworld 2013. This year is no different, with a number... Read More »

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Emerging Vendors 2014: Storage Vendors

Maxta Sunnyvale, Calif. Top Executive: Founder, CEO Yoram Novick The converged infrastructure technology developer entered the market in late 2013 with its Maxta Storage Platform, a software-only virtual storage technology that leverages a server’s own storage and — according to Maxta — eliminates... Read More »

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Server SAN software upstart Maxta gets Intel’s cash inside

Chipzilla’s investment arm to ensure X86 lands on top of software defined heap By Chris Mellor, 8 May 2014 Analysis Server SAN software startup Maxta has gained $25m in a B-round of funding led by Intel’s investment arm and Tenaya Capital just as the software-defined and converged... Read More »


Maxta grabs $25 mln Series B funds

May 7, 2014 Maxta, a provider of storage solutions, said Wednesday that it has raised $25 million in Series B funding. Tenaya Capital and Intel Capital led the round with participation from previous backer Andreessen Horowitz. According to the firm, the capital... Read More »


Maxta receives $25 million in funding

Maxta is a storage solutions company that has raised $25 million in Series B funding from lead investors Tenaya Capital and Intel Capital. Previous investor Andreessen Horowitz also participated in this round. Maxta will be using the funding for marketing, sales, product... Read More »


Data storage software provider Maxta pulls in $25 million

May 7, 2014 1:27 PM Richard Byrne Reilly   Maxta, a Sunnyvale-based software enterprise storage provider, today announced a fresh $25 million in venture cash. The startup describes itself as a hypervisor-agnostic storage platform for virtual data centers. Maxta’s software turns existing standard servers... Read More »


Venture Capital Deals

Maxta has raised $25 million in Series B funding. Tenaya Capita and Intel Capital co-led the round, and were joined by return backer Andreessen Horowitz. Read Full Article Read More »

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Maxta Raises $25M, Teams with Intel for Software-Defined Storage

Posted on May 07, 2014 By Pedro Hernandez Maxta, a Sunnyvale, Calif.-based storage software startup, today announced that the company has raised $25 million. The Series B round of funding was led by Intel Capital, the giant chipmaker’s venture capital arm, and... Read More »

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Intel joins $25M bet Maxta can kill old-fashioned storage

Cromwell Schubarth Senior Technology Reporter- Silicon Valley Business Journal Email  |  Twitter  |  Google+ Maxta, the startup that lets servers multitask for storage in much the same way VMware lets them multitask computing jobs, raised $25 million in its second round of... Read More »


Intel Invests in Maxta to Get Software-Defined Storage on Intel Platform

VentureWire By: Deborah Gage May 07, 2014 (c) 2014 Dow Jones & Company, Inc.   Intel Capital co-led a $25 million investment in Maxta Inc., VentureWire has learned, as the chip giant continues to look for innovative companies that can tailor their... Read More »

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Maxta With $25 Million in Series B, Total at $35 Million

This is a Press Release edited by on 2014.05.07 Maxta,Inc. , developer of the VM-centric storage platform MxSP that turns standard servers into a converged compute and storage solution for virtualized environments, announced that it has closed a $25 million Series... Read More »


Intel Invests in Maxta to Get Software-Defined Storage on Intel Platform

The Wall Street Journal Blog Posting By: Deborah Gage May 7, 2014 Intel Capital co-led a $25 million investment in Maxta Inc., Venture Capital Dispatch has learned, as the chip giant continues to look for innovative companies that can tailor their software... Read More »

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Partner Program Introduced by Maxta

For solution and service providers This is a Press Release edited by on 2014.03.19  Maxta Inc. , developer of the VM-centric software storage platform MxSP that converts standard servers into a converged compute and storage solution thereby eliminating the need for... Read More »


Project Mystic’s Potential Competitors To VMware: Bring It On

By Joseph F. Kovar on March 13, 2014, 5:20 pm EDT Developers of hyper-converged infrastructure technology are not yet ready to respond directly to the potential threats posed by a hush-hush competing technology being developed by VMware and its parent company EMC, but for... Read More »


Executive Viewpoint 2014 Prediction: Maxta – Converged Infrastructures will Gain Steam and Evolve in 2014

Executive Viewpoint 2014 Prediction: Maxta – Converged Infrastructures will Gain Steam and Evolve in 2014 By Yoram Novick Server virtualization continued its relentless march in 2013, enhancing the compute paradigm. IT organizations virtualized more of their applications, and multiple hypervisors became robust... Read More »


Streamlining Virtualization and Storage at Remote Offices and Branch Offices

Streamlining Virtualization and Storage at Remote Offices and Branch Offices By Amar Rao The Challenge Many Remote Offices and Branch Offices (ROBOs) have deployed or are considering deployment of server virtualization to realize the benefits of improved cost, agility and availability. Trying... Read More »

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