NexentaStor 4.0: Coming soon to a software defined data center near you

Posted on February 2, 2014 by psadmin
NexentaStore 4.0 Introduction

Nexenta has just announced their next generation software defined storage solution, NexentaStor 4.0. Representing another large step away from expensive traditional closed storage systems, Nexenta continues their campaign to lower TCO for scalable enterprise storage.

No more M.E.S.S. (Massively Expensive Storage Systems)

No more MESS!Increasing performance while simultaneously decreasing cost is a stronger mandate than ever for today’s IT manager. NexentaStor 4.0 is helping organizations large and small to eliminate the M.E.S.S. Nexenta’s SDS (Software Defined Storage) solution enables companies to eliminate vendor lock-in by meeting their storage infrastructure requirements with readily-available hardware.

Enhancements include:

  • 50% reduction in HA failover times
  • Embedded intelligence in the Fault Management Architecture (FMA) which detects and resolves issues
    around failing hardware to reduce performance impacts
  • Improved problem isolation that provides better reliability and visibility
  • Reduced latencies to end users with the addition of Server Message Block (SMB) 2.1 support
  • Simplified administration with the new wizard-driven storage pool with configuration and deployment tools
  • Dramatic improvement in performance with support for 512GB memory
  • Significant replication improvements with a highly improved AutoSync service
  • Numerous additional SNMP MIBs and Traps for increased observability and monitoring
  • Code base migration to Illumos open-source operating system, for improvements in security,
    management and monitoring
  • Improves stability and supportability
  • Seamless upgrade from all existing NexentaStor versions

NexentaStor 4.0 will be available on Pogo Storage systems in Q2 of 2014.
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