Recognized for providing innovative storage capabilities via new architecture and deployment method

 Sunnyvale, Calif. – April 16, 2015 – Maxta®, a leading provider of hyper-converged solutions, has been named a “Cool Vendor” in Gartner’s April “Cool Vendors in Storage, 2015.” The report points out, “Emerging storage vendors offer data center managers and storage administrators new antidotes for their storage challenges. This research details five companies that provide innovative storage capabilities via new architecture and deployment methods.”

According to the report, “New storage software and system providers can help stakeholders build easier-to-manage, more scalable and efficient storage infrastructures. Many organizations are evaluating technologies that will drive efficiency, such as higher-performing and more automated storage, cloud-based solutions, and input/output (I/O) products that allow for proactive problem avoidance and increased resource utilization and optimization.”

“We are extremely honored to be recognized by Gartner as a Cool Vendor in Storage Technology,” said Yoram Novick, Founder and CEO, Maxta. “We consider our inclusion to be a testament to the exceptional value of our hyper-converged technology and are proud to be listed amongst an impressive list of market innovators.”

 Each year, Gartner identifies new Cool Vendors in key technology areas and publishes a series of research reports highlighting these innovative vendors and their products and services. The annual reports highlight emerging vendors that provide innovative technologies warranting attention from prospective customers. For more information, visit Cool Vendors in Storage Technologies, 2015.

 Maxta MaxDeploy™ Appliances and MxSP software solutions provide companies the choice to hyper-converge on standard x86 servers, the ability to run on any compute abstraction layer, and the flexibility to support any combination of storage devices (hybrid and all flash) eliminating the need for complex and expensive storage arrays. The simplicity of Maxta’s VM-centric solutions reduce IT management and lowers cost, all while delivering hyper-scale, enterprise-level data services and capacity optimization. With Maxta, service providers and enterprise customers can build private and public clouds based on any cloud orchestration software. 

About Maxta
Maxta maximizes the promise of hyper-convergence. Maxta solutions provide organizations the choice to deploy hyper-convergence on any x86 server, use any hypervisor and any combination of storage devices. The simplicity of Maxta’s VM-centric solution reduces IT management to further maximize cost savings. Hyper-scale, enterprise-level data services and capacity optimization, empower organizations to hyper-converge, eliminating the need for SAN or NAS devices. Think outside the storage box. For more information, visit

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Gartner, Cool Vendors in Storage Technologies, 2015, Dave Russell, Arun Chandrasekaran, Sheila Childs, Garth Landers, Alan Dayley, Stanley Zaffos, George J. Weiss, John Monroe, Joseph Unsworth, 09 April 2015 


Judy Smith
JPR Communications