Maxta Drives Virtual Data Center Transformation with Superior Software-Defined Storage for Intel Platforms

    Maxta to work with Intel to optimize MxSP platform on Intel-based systems, accelerating the adoption of converged virtual data centers Intel Capital joins Maxta Series B funding Sunnyvale, Calif., May 7, 2014 – Maxta, a developer of the VM-centric storage platform MxSP™ that turns standard servers into a converged compute and storage solution for virtualized environments, today announced it will work with Intel on business development, marketing, and go-to-market opportunities as well as to optimize MxSP technology to … Read More

Maxta Accelerates Transformation to Converged Data Centers with $25 Million Series B Funding Round

  Leading venture capital firms validate need for hyper-converged enterprise data centers and software-defined storage Sunnyvale, Calif., May 7, 2014 – Maxta, a developer of the VM-centric storage platform MxSP™ that turns standard servers into a converged compute and storage solution for virtualized environments, today announced that it has closed a $25 million Series B funding round led by new investors Tenaya Capital andIntel Capital. Existing investor Andreessen Horowitz also participated in this round.Maxta will use the new funding to … Read More

Maxta Founder Presents on Software-Defined Storage at SNIA’s Data Storage Innovation Conference

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Yoram Novick, founder, president and CEO of Maxta, a developer of the VM-centric storage platform MxSP™ that turns standard servers into a converged compute and storage solution for virtualized environments, will present on software-defined storage at the inaugural Data Storage Innovation Conference (DSI), produced by the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA), April 22-24 in Santa Clara, Calif. Novick will speak to IT decision-makers, technology implementers, and those who influence, implement and support data storage innovation about the software-defined platform, how it works to … Read More

Tech Alert: Five Considerations when Choosing Software-Defined Storage

maxta.wpengine.com. (PRNewsFoto/Maxta Inc.) SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — With much industry attention on “software-defined” infrastructures, organizations considering software-defined storage are faced with multiple approaches to using software to pool, aggregate, manage and share storage resources while providing high levels of data integrity, availability and scalability. A software-defined environment leverages software, executing on industry-standard servers to pool and abstract hardware resources, thereby providing high levels of automation, flexibility and efficiency. It also enables convergence of compute and storage on the same set … Read More

Maxta Inc. Introduces New Partner Program

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Maxta Inc., developers of the VM-centric software storage platform MxSP™ that converts standard servers into a converged compute and storage solution thereby eliminating the need for external storage arrays and dramatically streamlining IT, today announced a new partner program for solution and service providers interested in reselling and integrating MxSP in virtual server environments. Channel partners will benefit from access to Maxta sales and technical resources, level pricing for all partners regardless of size, and … Read More

Maxta Enables VDI Implementation for Dutch Municipality

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Maxta™ announced today that the town of Venray in the Netherlands has chosen its Maxta Storage Platform (MxSP™), a software-only hypervisor-agnostic implementation of enterprise-class storage, to provide the performance and capacity needed to implement a VDI environment for hundreds of government employees. Venray houses a diverse range of shops, historical and cultural treasures, and industrial enterprises.  Its local government is responsible for administering the established policies and regulations for its 43,000 residents.  Looking to implement a virtualized … Read More

Maxta’s MxSP Storage Platform Makes the Short List of Finalists

Maxta’s MxSP Storage Platform Makes the Short List of Finalists for Prestigious Storage Magazine/SearchStorage.com 2013 Product of the Year Award SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Maxta™ flagship product, Maxta Storage Platform (MxSP™), a hypervisor-agnostic implementation of enterprise-class storage, has been selected as one of 12 finalists for Product of the Year 2013 award in the Enterprise Storage System Software category. The 12 finalists in this category of Storage magazine’s/SearchStorage.com’s 2013 Products of the Year competition span a wide range of technologies, including flash-based … Read More

Maxta Simplifies IT and Improves Performance for VSS Monitoring

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Maxta announced that VSS Monitoring, a world leader in network packet brokers, has implemented its highly resilient, scalable distributed VM Storage platform (MxSP™). MxSP improves the performance, automation and ease of use of VSS Monitoring’s virtualized infrastructure to satisfy current needs and expected future growth of its engineering IT infrastructure. VSS Monitoring’s engineering group runs a diverse set of applications in a VMware vSphere environment, including testing and development of its solutions. The virtualized … Read More

Annoucement of Vice President of Worldwide Sales

Maxta Names Storage Industry Veteran Vice President of Worldwide Sales Maxta today announced that it has appointed storage, networking and virtualization industry veteran Steven Velardi as its Vice President of Worldwide Sales. He is responsible for building and leading the company’s channel and sales programs for its flagship Maxta Storage Platform (MSxP). Velardi reports directly to company CEO Yoram Novick. Velardi has been instrumental in helping technology companies develop successful sales plans and in scaling their businesses by assembling and leading top-tier sales … Read More

Thinking Outside the Storage Box

Thinking Outside the Storage Box: Maxta Debuts First Software-Only Enterprise Storage Solution for the Virtual Data Center Maxta eliminates the need for storage arrays   Sunnyvale, CA, November 12, 2013 – Maxta today unveiled a breakthrough virtualization-centric storage platform that eliminates the need for external storage arrays and dramatically simplifies IT, while delivering significant cost savings. Maxta’s new software platform enables the convergence of compute and storage on standard servers leveraging server-side flash and disk drives to optimize performance and … Read More