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Software-defined storage: The pros and cons, and what is available

Software-defined storage is a rapidly rising trend in the datacentre, but what are the advantages and disadvantages of building your own storage, and is it suitable for all organisations? Software-defined storage, in which storage array features are delivered by software products, is... Read More »

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Maxta hyper-converged appliances offer configuration flexibility

With partnerships and integrations with the likes of Dell, Quanta and others, Maxta offers customers the flexibility to configure hyper-converged appliances to fit their needs. Maxta Inc. provides a virtual machine-centric implementation of hyper-converged computing that runs on standard x86 servers and... Read More »


Maxta rolls out limited free version of its hyperconverged storage software

Maxta Inc. is offering up a free but limited version of its hyperconverged, software-defined storage software. The company, which specializes in software-based hyperconvergence for enterprise storage systems, said a free download of its MxSP software is now available for “qualifying organizations” in... Read More »

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Maxta makes MxSP HCI software version perpetually free

Software-only hyper-converged startup Maxta today formally unveiled a free perpetual license option for its MxSP software, following a registration drive launched during VMworld 2016. MxSP is hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) software designed to run on commonly used server hardware.  Maxta said customers can... Read More »


Maxta Releases Free Hyperconvergence Storage Software

MxSP software helps IT teams of any size transform their complex and costly virtualized infrastructure into an agile, efficient architecture. eWEEK is willing to bet that you have never been offered free hyperconverged, software-defined storage software before Sept. 30, 2016. Maxta, which... Read More »

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Free Maxta MxSP Software License

This licensing model, an industry first in the hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) segment, offers a simpler, more economical approach for enterprises to evaluate, test and quickly deploy HCI in their IT environments. Qualified organizations in the U.S., Canada and select European countries may... Read More »


Overcoming the Hyperconvergence Planning Problem

Maxta Briefing Note   Hyperconvergence is a compelling solution to organizations trying to simplify their virtual infrastructures in an effort to be more “cloud-like”. The technology consolidates storage software into the hypervisor of a virtual infrastructure, eliminating the need for a separate... Read More »


Interview: Maxta’s New Freemium Hyperconvergence Solution

At VMworld 2016, David Davis interviewed Maxta’s new Vice President of Marketing,Mitch Seigle, about Maxta’s new Freemium Hyperconvergence solution. Hyperconvergence is a hot topic because of the tremendous efficiencies that it brings however every HCI solution is different. Many HCI solutions require that... Read More »

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Herb Schneider, Mitch Seigle, Kiran Sreenivasamurthy VP, Maxta

Maxta Inc., provider of software-based hyperconvergence, announced the addition of two storage industry executives and has promoted a company veteran to expand and strengthen its team. The company also announced it has moved to new, larger quarters in Santa Clara, CA. Joining... Read More »

The Register

Maxta goes Freemium and enlarges VP count with new hires

Full-featured software comes with no support, and node count and capacity restrictions Determined to stand clear of the noise in the hyper-converged market and forge itself a distinctive identity, Maxta has announced a freemium business model for its MxSP hyper-converged software. It... Read More »

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Six Buchanan County Schools Deploy Maxta

Maxta, Inc., a provider of hyper-convergence and software-defined storage (SDS) solutions, announced that six schools in Buchanan County, IA have implemented its hyperconverged solution to store and protect its data.   Chris Bresson, the technical coordinator for these schools, maintains the complete... Read More »

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Maxta Introduces Application-Defined Storage and Hyper-Convergence

Streamlining and simplifying IT for virtualized data centers Maxta, Inc. announced that it has further maximized the promise of hyper-convergence by providing application optimization with the release of the Maxta Storage Platform (MxSP) andMaxDeploy appliances. Read More »


Maxta storage gets application-defined storage tuning

Maxta hyper-convergence customers can apply MxSP ‘application-defined’ templates, or customize their own policy settings for rebuild times, data recovery and reduction.   Maxta kicked off 2016 with an update to its MxSP software hyper-converged platform, adding policy templates that allow customers to... Read More »

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