Maxta software-defined storage solutions provide organizations the choice to deploy hyper-convergence on any x86 server, use any hypervisor, and any combination of storage devices.

Choice and Flexibility

  • Any x86 server
  • Any hypervisor: vSphere, Hyper-V, KVM
  • Any storage device: SSD, PCIe, HDD

Simplicity

  • MaxDeploy Reference Architectures
  • VM-centric Storage
  • Completely integrated into the virtualization UI

Agility

  • No vendor hardware lock-in
  • Instant access to latest hardware
  • Works with existing servers

Cost Effectiveness

  • Lower CAPEX: commodity hardware
  • Lower OPEX: Less power, cooling, space
  • Lower OPEX: Simplified management

Capacity Optimization

  • Thin provisioning
  • Compression & de-duplication
  • Space reclamation

Resiliency/HA

  • Local mirror + local replication
  • Strong checksums & RAID support
  • Metro storage cluster support

Data Services

  • Highly efficient snapshots & clones
  • Ability to co-locate VM & associated data
  • VM policy management: Schedule and retain snapshots

Scalability & Performance

  • Scale out and scale up
  • Flash-optimized
  • Log-based data layout

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Our short three-minute video gives an overview of hyper-convergence, software-defined storage, and the cost saving advantages of Maxta.

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We chose Maxta for our virtual environment due to its cost effectiveness and management simplicity. I was impressed by the fact that Maxta’s architecture is able to leverage commodity SSD and SATA drives to get optimum performance and capacity without any cost trade-offs. – Subha Rajana, VP Operations & CFO, Vedams

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Manage VMs, Not Storage

Feature Function Benefit
Single pane of glass for VM and data management Eliminate storage management Dramatically simplify IT
VM-centric data services Manage all data services at VM-level granularity No need for storage-specific expertise

Data Services

Feature Function Benefit
Unlimited number of snapshots Create time, performance, and capacity efficient VM-level point-in-time copy Data protection
Rapid recovery of applications
Eliminate backup window
Unlimited number of zero-copy clones Instantly create VMs without copying data Rapid provisioning for test, development, and VDI
Native local replication Replicate data across servers within the virtualization cluster Data availability
Native local mirroring Mirror data within a server Deliver enhanced data availability
Inline compression and deduplication Reduce capacity consumption by a factor of 3×–5× for all virtualized workloads Significantly reduce storage capacity requirements
Thin provisioning Ability to provision capacity several times larger than the size of raw physical storage Maximize storage utilization
High availability Failover VMs and storage in case of server failures Application uptime
Strong checksum Data integrity Data availability

Convergence with Industry Standard Servers and Commodity Hardware

Feature Function Benefit
Vendor agnostic converged compute and storage Leverage commodity components Ride the technology curve
Eliminate storage arrays
Significantly reduce cost
Optimized for flash performance and disk drive capacity Intelligently optimize mapping of VMs to storage resources
Accelerate random writes with sequential data log layout
Enable read and write-back caching
Eliminate difficult trade-offs between performance and cost
Significantly reduce cost
Co-exist with other storage solutions Provide flexibility Investment protection

Overview Video

Our short three-minute video gives an overview of hyper-convergence, software-defined storage, and the cost saving advantages of Maxta.

Watch on YouTube

We chose Maxta for our virtual environment due to its cost effectiveness and management simplicity. I was impressed by the fact that Maxta’s architecture is able to leverage commodity SSD and SATA drives to get optimum performance and capacity without any cost trade-offs. – Subha Rajana, VP Operations & CFO, Vedams

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