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Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Achieves 100 Percent Uptime with StorMagic SvSAN

International Airport Manages Control System Data to Heat and Cool its Terminals BRISTOL, England – 15 August, 2018 – StorMagic®, simplifying storage at the edge, today announced that Amsterdam Airport Schiphol selected StorMagic SvSAN to manage control system data in its backup power facility. The airport’s two-server solution with SvSAN enables firmware and hardware upgrades […]

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Storage Industry Veteran Andy Monshaw Joins StorMagic Board of Directors

Former IBM Executive, Renowned Advisor to Support StorMagic as Growth Accelerates in Edge Computing Environments Globally BRISTOL, England – 20 June, 2018 – StorMagic®, simplifying storage at the edge, today announced the appointment of 30-year information technology industry veteran Andy Monshaw to the StorMagic board of directors. “StorMagic is uniquely positioned to capitalize in the […]

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StorMagic Launches First Edge Appliance Designed to Seamlessly Support Citrix Cloud Services

Citrix Ready and Cisco Validated Branch Routers with UCS E-Series Blade Servers now Available Globally to Simplify Edge-based Virtual Desktops ANAHEIM, Calif. — CITRIX SYNERGY and BRISTOL, UNITED KINGDOM – May 7, 2018 – StorMagic®, simplifying storage at the edge, today announced general availability of StorMagic’s direct connectivity to Citrix Cloud, and the first edge […]

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StorMagic chooses Cryptsoft to bring KMIP-based Key Management to its SvSAN Data Encryption Solution for Hyperconverged Storage Environments

BRISBANE, Australia, May 3, 2018 — Cryptsoft continues to extend its role as the global market-leading supplier of Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP) technologies to the storage and infrastructure market segments, including virtual storage appliances and software, hyperconverged systems and encrypting storage controllers by adding StorMagic® SvSAN Data Encryption to Cryptsoft’s long list of valued […]

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StorMagic Adds Affordable Data Encryption for Edge Computing Environments

Users achieve military-grade data security at 85 percent lower costs than competing solutions BRISTOL, UNITED KINGDOM – 4 April, 2018 – StorMagic®, simplifying storage at the edge, today introduced StorMagic SvSAN with Data Encryption, the most cost-effective encryption solution for storing data in edge computing environments. The software-based solution uses military-grade encryption algorithms that eliminates […]

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New white paper: Understanding & Implementing Storage Performance Analysis

How do you know if your storage infrastructure meets your requirements? Our latest published white paper deals with the concept of storage performance analysis. Having a complete understanding of your requirements and how your infrastructure should be designed to best meet them is critical to avoiding over-provisioning which can be costly, time consuming and inefficient. […]

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StorMagic launches “Branch in a Box” Solution to Simplify Computing for the Edge

Ready-to-deploy bundle includes hardware from APC by Schneider Electric and Dell/ EMC, with virtualization software needed to power, process and store mission-critical information BRISTOL and LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 21st March, 2018 – StorMagic®, a leading provider of highly available storage solutions for edge data centres, has today announced the availability of its new “Branch […]

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StorMagic SvSAN Extends Global Adoption Through 400 Percent Channel Growth

Rise of edge computing boosts demand for simple, cost-effective hyperconverged infrastructure BRISTOL, UNITED KINGDOM – 21 March, 2018 – StorMagic®, simplifying storage at the edge, today announced 400 percent growth in its StorMagic Partner Program. The four-fold increase results from quarterly deal registrations year over year and expansion into 23 new countries, since the formal […]

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Case Study Spotlight: ANA Aeroportos

Keeping Lisbon Airport moving with a cost effective solution maintaining uptime for vital docking systems Making sure planes can quickly and safely dock is a critical element in an airport’s operation. At Lisbon Airport, known also as Humberto Delgado Airport, the Portuguese airport authority, ANA Aeroportos, required a cost effective yet reliable solution to eliminate […]

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Remote Office Tech Tip: Split Brain

Preventing the problem of data corruption Split brain is the name given to the phenomenon witnessed when two servers lose connection but continue operating. As the servers aren’t synchronized, they write data independently, causing that data to become corrupted. Watch our short handy tech tip below to find out why split brain can end up […]

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Recorded Webinar Now Available: High Stakes High Availability

On-demand recording of StorMagic’s latest webinar is now available to watch The latest installment in the StorMagic Webinar Series, “High Stakes High Availability”, can now be watched on-demand at your leisure. Broadcast on Thursday March 8th, the webinar examined the concept of high availability and what is required to create highly available shared storage, using […]

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Case Study Spotlight: Mills & Reeve

High availability to maintain productivity A full service law firm with multiple locations in the UK and 930 staff, Mills & Reeve provide services to individuals and businesses, including leading health, education, real estate and insurance sector clients. IT is critical to their business – and downtime needs to be avoided at all costs. Dave […]

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Remote Office Tech Tip: The Impact Of Downtime

Are you prepared for your next IT disaster? Industry averages are of no comfort when your critical applications go down. Downtime is no joke – costing your organization money, productivity, business and potentially customers. Achieving high availability for your applications is critical to highly competitive organizations that undertake manufacturing automation, real-time analytics, and supply chain […]

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Don’t Miss Our Next Webinar On Thursday March 8

  Just how far can you push the concept of high availability at the edge? Is it possible to safeguard application uptime in remote and demanding environments? Find out why location, cost or connectivity shouldn’t have to jeopardize your application uptime in our next webinar, “High Stakes High Availability” on Thursday March 8th. In this […]

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SvSAN: Perfect For Multi-Site Deployments

Edge computing (remote and branch office) management is a huge cost driver for mid-to large-size organizations. Additional hardware, inconsistent technical support, and an inability to scale the benefits of virtualization are just a few of the challenges facing IT Managers today. SvSAN is a unique virtual storage applicance (VSA) that is not restricted by traditional […]

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A Simple Solution for a Complex Problem

More branches, more problems? Large organization operations are more complex than the average business, and one of the main factors that compounds this complexity is the management of multiple sites. When it comes to choosing and deploying an enterprise storage solution, this is especially true. Imagine the workload required of central IT administrators when it […]

Retail Store Infrastructure: Less Is More

Retail Store Infrastructure: Less Is More

Sign of the times: changes in retail IT The mindset towards onsite IT has changed drastically. Over the years there has been a distinct move away from the traditional hefty store IT infrastructure towards more investment into implementing streamlined environments that are decentralized in application control but centralized in management. For retail IT, ensuring uptime […]

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Deep Dive: Cloud Service Availability Part 1

  Avoiding downtime and ensuring maximum service availability or uptime is a critical requirement for many organizations that operate around the clock. Fundamentally, this requirement applies to IT infrastructure that supports the business, no matter where it is located – from centralized data centers to remote sites and more recently the “cloud”. In this article […]

How To Solve A Problem Like Branch Modernization

How To Solve A Problem Like Branch Modernization

IT budgets have never been tighter for many organizations. However, it’s important to have the ability to meet the needs of infrastructure scaling while keeping critical data safe and accessible. IT budgets have never been tighter for many organizations. However, it’s important to have the ability to meet the needs of infrastructure scaling while keeping critical […]

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How hyperconvergence offers a great ROI for the edge

Continual data growth, storage and IT administration budgets and minimal downtime are concerns that echo back to us from a large proportion of storage managers that manage edge, remote office and branch office (ROBO) storage. Presented with a conventional set-up with storage arrays, drives, memory and CPUs engineered together, storage managers can find themselves with […]

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How Retail is Fighting Store Downtime

Downtime at the edge: a serious problem  Billions of dollars in revenue are lost each year as a result of downtime. It is then understandable that revenue loss is the primary concern of retailers when considering the direct impact of store downtime. However, retail organizations have more to lose from downtime than revenue alone; customer […]

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Case Study Spotlight: TDK

  Internationally recognized excellence  Founded in the 1930s as a ferrite producer, TDK has since gone on to become an internationally recognized electronics components manufacturer. Their products can be found in everything from modern smartphones, computers, electrical appliances, industrial equipment and automobiles. TDK’s European offices needed a highly available solution to ensure that their business-critical […]

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Cisco Live Europe 2018 Recap

The StorMagic team had a great time in Barcelona! From Tuesday January 30th to Thursday 1st February, StorMagic exhibited in the World of Solutions at Cisco Live Europe 2018 in Barcelona. Our team had a great time in the World of Solutions, and we had some fantastic conversations with attendees from all corners of Europe […]

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Hyper-Converged goes Hyper-Affordable

Launching the StorMagic Dell EMC HCI Appliances By Steven Santini, Partner & Alliances Manager at StorMagic I am very happy to finally see these appliances launched – they were born out of some common challenges that I see resellers and consumers alike face on a day to day basis. Like many technologies, hyperconvergence started out life […]

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StorMagic launches hyperconverged appliances powered by Dell EMC® servers for SMEs and edge computing

Fully-configured, highly available 2-node appliances starting at £15,500 BRISTOL, UNITED KINGDOM – 25 January, 2018 – StorMagic®, simplifying storage at the edge, today announced the availability of new low-cost, hyperconverged appliances designed specifically to help SMEs and edge computing environments deploy a hyperconverged infrastructure that is easy to use and fits within tight IT budgets. […]

Enable Store Availability So You Can Focus on Your Infrastructure Development

Enable High Availability So You Can Focus on Your Retail Infrastructure Development

Running business-critical applications at the edge can be challenging StorMagic understands the challenges of running business-critical applications at the edge – especially for large regional or national retail organizations with many locations and no IT resources at the store level. So how do you achieve affordable application uptime, shared storage, high availability and reliability while […]