RightScale and Gluster to disclose best practices for deploying highly available, scalable storage in minutes and managing data growth in a single global namespace in the cloud
MILPITAS, Calif. – April 4, 2011 – Gluster, the leading provider of scale-out, open source storage solutions for public and private clouds, today announced it will host a free webinar that will reveal how companies can deploy highly available, scalable storage in minutes and manage data growth in a single global namespace in the cloud. Executives from both Gluster and RightScale, the leader in cloud management, will provide an overview of Gluster’s key benefits, including being the only highly available file storage for Amazon Web Services and a live demonstration. “Deploy Highly Available and Scalable Storage in Minutes” will take place Wednesday, April 6 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. EDT. Participants can register for the webinar here.
The Gluster storage solution dynamically deploys via RightScale ServerTemplate and is managed via the RightScale Cloud Management Platform and allows storage to be added on an as-needed basis with no downtime or service interruption, which dramatically reduces costs.
Uri Budnick, director of the ISV Partner Program and RightScale, and Gluster’s Dave Garnett, VP of Product Management, and Craig Carl, Senior Corporate Systems Engineer, will explain and demonstrate the combined Gluster and RightScale offering which provides:
- High availability shared storage
- Business continuity
- Seamless application data migration to the cloud
- On-demand storage provisioning
- Management of cloud resources
- Usage-based pricing
“Cloud computing presents scalability challenges for IT and the need for highly reliable, elastic solutions has never been clearer,” said Garnett. “This webinar is a perfect opportunity for those interested in learning how Amazon Web Services, Gluster, and RightScale can enable them to achieve greater levels of scalability and performance in their cloud environments and find the fastest path to public and private cloud storage.”
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Gluster provides open source storage solutions that deliver massively scalable storage for public and private clouds. Our open-source software runs on commodity computing and storage resources (either public or private clouds), enabling customers to scale performance, capacity, and availability on demand. Customers have scaled Gluster in building block fashion from a few terabytes to multiple petabytes to meet the most demanding capacity and performance needs at a fraction of the cost of traditional proprietary and monolithic systems. Gluster uses a unified global namespace to virtualize disk and memory resources into a single shared pool that is centrally managed. Our scalable virtual appliances address the needs of public and private clouds, traditional data centers, shared storage for virtual server environments. Gluster is used by enterprises in a wide range of industries, including digital media delivery, healthcare, internet, energy, and biotech. Gluster is privately-held and headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. Visit us at www.gluster.com.
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