‘Maxtamize’ VM Storage by Thinking Outside the Storage Box

Today we proudly unveiled the Maxta Storage Platform (MxSP), a major revolution in enterprise storage for virtualized environments that significantly simplifies IT and slashes storage costs while still providing all the enterprise-class features and reliability that customers expect from enterprise. Our approach simplifies and streamlines IT by converging compute and storage resources on industry-standard servers. What this means is the end of the (storage) box – no more external storage arrays and the associated power, cooling and floor space expenses. … Read More

Visit Maxta at VMworld 2013, San Francisco

Maxta is exhibiting at VMworld, San Francisco from Aug 25th through Aug 28th at Booth 801. If you are heading to VMworld, come and visit with us at the show. We are exhibiting at booth (#801). You can: Learn more about Maxta See a product demonstration Register for our exciting raffle drawings Maxta’s groundbreaking Software-Defined, VM-centric Storage Platform dramatically simplifies IT, while delivering significant cost savings. It enables the convergence of compute and storage on standard servers leveraging server-side flash … Read More

Storage Vendor Lock-in – Is the End Near?

Since the inception of IT, vendor lock-in has been a major issue for many customers. In the mainframe days, vertical integration was prevalent. Once you chose a vendor for your Information System, you had to buy servers, networking, and storage from the same vendor. Since standards were not commonplace and each vendor designed products in a unique way, switching from one vendor to another meant re-designing your Information System and associated applications. Thus, moving to a different vendor was an … Read More

Enterprise Storage: It is broken!

Server virtualization has redefined the compute paradigm. Over the past decade, server virtualization has become mainstream and brought along with it significantly improved levels of efficiency, agility, availability and flexibility. On the storage side, however, things have not quite kept pace. Storage architectures have only improved incrementally. The decades old architectures of SAN and NAS, originally devised for the physical world, are still the dominant enterprise deployment architectures and are not particularly well suited for the virtual world. These architectures … Read More