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StorMagic SvSAN with Lenovo ThinkSystem servers

Future-defined server hardware that simplifies storage at the edge Click here to download this solution brief in PDF format. An efficient, low cost storage solution that has the flexibility to scale with demand is something all organizations should be striving to achieve. No-one should be paying more than they need to for their storage infrastructure […]

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Data Encryption Failure Scenarios

How does SvSAN’s data encryption feature handle various failure scenarios? Data encryption was launched as a feature in SvSAN 6.2 Advanced Edition. Data encryption is a highly effective and (in this case) low cost method of protecting data, which makes it perfect for edge environments. What makes SvSAN with Data Encryption different from other solutions […]

Resellers, don’t miss out: edge spending on the rise

StorMagic erweitert deutsche Channel-Initiativen durch Vertriebsvereinbarung mit Bytec

Erweiterung des Teams in DACH, um die steigende Nachfrage der Region nach Edge-Lösungen zu erfüllen FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Deutschland und BRISTOL, England – 18 September 2018 – StorMagic®, Anbieter für hochverfügbare Software Defined Storage Lösungen, hat heute mit der Unterzeichnung eines neuen Distributionsvertrages mit Bytec, einem der größten Server- und Speicherdistributoren in Deutschland, einen Meilenstein für den […]

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Could SvSAN save you from disaster?

Storm season is upon us. Hurricanes cause around $400 mil in damage and kill around 70 people on average, in the United States, every year. Thousands of businesses are affected, with many experiencing downtime and power outages that lasts days and weeks, and some SMEs are taking years to get back on track – many […]

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Amsterdam Airport “Flies” for 6 Consecutive Years with SvSAN

StorMagic recently announced a customer success with one of the globe’s most well-known airports: Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Using SvSAN, the airport has achieved six years of continuous uptime and counting, which exceeds its 99.8 percent uptime SLA. Schiphol integrated Dell PowerEdge R520 servers with a VMWare vSphere 5.5 hypervisor and StorMagic SvSAN Advanced Edition software […]

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The Results are in: VMware Expert Tests SvSAN

By: Mark Christie and Kevin Mooney Enterprise IT community Gestalt IT recently conducted an independent product review of StorMagic SvSAN 6.2 with Fornetix Key Orchestration. Lab reviewer Paul Woodward Jr., a VMware expert and systems engineer, thoroughly tested the solution, including its primary enhancement, data-at-rest encryption. The review is an unbiased look at SvSAN, and […]

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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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Upcoming Webcast: The Post-GDPR Impact on Edge-based Encryption

On June 22, Fornetix and StorMagic will team up to discuss the current state of the encryption landscape now that GDPR is officially in place. With the long-awaited compliance deadline now in the rearview mirror, how are end users coping with the challenges that come along with change? The recent spike in encryption adoption at […]

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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 & Fornetix Data Encryption Solution Brief

Why is data security so important at the edge? Click here to download this solution brief in PDF format. The need for data security has never been more important due to the negative impact security breaches can have on an organization – such as point-of-sale malware attacks, leaked credit card payment details and ransomware attacks. […]

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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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Remote Office Tech Tip: Minimizing Hardware Footprint

Reduce complexity and lower costs When it’s not possible to utilize the cloud to run applications at your remote sites, you need infrastructure that is simple, lightweight and low cost. By making sure you’re minimizing hardware footprint, you will ensure your storage solution is less complex and thus easier to manage, while also considerably cheaper. […]

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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 […]

Resellers, don’t miss out: edge spending on the rise

Don’t Miss Out, Resellers: Edge Spending On The Rise

  Edge IT spending is on the rise If you have focused your IT solutions and services only on meeting data center requirements, you could be missing out on tremendous opportunities in edge, remote and branch office (ROBO) IT. Despite all the excitement around applications as a service and moving services to “a cloud,” many […]

Deep Dive: Cloud Service Availability

Deep Dive: Cloud Service Availability Part 2

Continued from Deep Dive: Cloud Service Availability Part 1 What is the impact of cloud on availability? With cloud adoption rising, many organizations see it as a longer-term solution to providing a home for their infrastructure and data, primarily to reduce the cost of in-house IT, but also to improve service. So what effect does this […]

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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 […]

Feature Focus: SvSAN's Lightweight Remote Witness

Feature Focus: SvSAN’s Lightweight Remote Witness

By Luke Pruen, Technical Services Director at StorMagic StorMagic has a major focus on edge computing with SvSAN. The product has truly been developed with the challenges of remote management and functional requirements in mind. A key component of this is reducing the amount of hardware required at an edge location where SvSAN can start […]

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 […]