Why Build Your Own Hyperconverged Infrastructure Solution?

Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) is a hot topic, it seems that every server vendor in the IT industry is talking about it and has an offering or play in the space. But, what exactly is hyperconverged infrastructure? Simply put, hyperconverged infrastructures are solutions that combine compute, storage, networking and virtualization into a single platform. You can read a more detailed description [...]

It’s a Forever Data World. Companies Need a Forever Data Strategy.

There is an explosion of data being created by organizations at the edge. Not only do these businesses have dozens to thousands of sites that are contributing to their data growth, but they are also collecting data from a variety of sources (i.e. IoT, video, employees, processes). This data must be managed in a unique way, as edge locations often [...]

A Look Into StorMagic’s Crystal Ball: 2022 Predictions for Edge, Video, Security and More

As another year comes to a close, the folks at StorMagic have been spending some time reflecting on the past year and contemplating what IT trends and transformations they expect to see in 2022. Here are some of the technology predictions our experts anticipate for the year ahead: Advancements to Technology: Year over year, technology continues to evolve, and 2022 [...]

Protect Your Data at the Edge with StorMagic, Commvault, and HPE

Enterprises operating at the network edge require reliable, flexible, and easy-to-use solutions to address their unique challenges and help protect their sensitive data. StorMagic, Commvault, and HPE fully understand these needs, which is why we joined forces to deliver the ultimate edge data protection solution. StorMagic SvSAN and Commvault Backup & Recovery software are now validated with HPE servers, and [...]

Harness the Edge with StorMagic and HPE

StorMagic understands the challenges faced by edge computing organizations, and has been tailoring solutions to meet their unique requirements for over a decade. Our virtual SAN solution, SvSAN, was built specifically with the edge in mind. It delivers increased uptime, simplicity, and extreme low cost for edge customers, without sacrificing performance or enterprise-class features. Several years ago, StorMagic joined forces [...]

Four Factors to Consider for Edge Computing

Organizations pursuing edge deployments need to consider all the different factors that go into edge computing and then look for a solution that addresses the most crucial issues. Edge computing environments typically aren’t just smaller versions of datacenters, based on exactly the same technologies. They also aren’t convenient places to experiment, when the real work of the organization must deliver [...]

The Industry’s First Edge-as-a-Service Platform: Hivecell HCI with StorMagic SvSAN

StorMagic is dedicated to making the complex simple for edge computing environments and has been developing solutions for the edge for years. We understand the unique challenges that edge computing customers face and strive to tailor products that are customized to meet the specific needs of the edge. To further validate our commitment to serving edge customers, we have worked [...]

The StorMagic SvSAN Container Storage Interface: Making the Edge Ready for Containers

According to Gartner, by 2025 more than 85% of global organizations will be running containerized applications in production. Container adoption is on the rise, with edge computing environments as the next frontier for containers adoption. To help customers deploy containers at the edge, we are thrilled to announce the availability of a new offering -- the StorMagic SvSAN Container Storage [...]

StorMagic, Zerto and HPE Combine Forces to Ensure Edge-to-Edge Workload Protection

With the advent of the Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), and machine learning (ML), the need for computation at the edge is increasing rapidly. Edge computing is becoming more popular around the world for businesses that require compute resources to be closer to data sources, such as remote offices, manufacturing plants, oil refineries, and wind farms. These organizations [...]

Infographic: StorMagic Hits the Target as a Leader at the Edge

The 2021 GigaOm Radar Report for Hyperconverged Infrastructure: Small-to-Medium Enterprises and Edge names StorMagic SvSAN as a leader and the highest value solution among 12 other HCI vendors. Our focus has consistently been on edge and small datacenter customers, and providing them with a solution designed specifically for their use case. This philosophy has been recognized by GigaOm in their [...]

With Its Sights Set on the Edge, StorMagic Hits the Target as a Leading Contender in GigaOm’s HCI Radar Report

We are thrilled to announce that we were selected as a top performer in the “GigaOm Radar for Hyperconverged Infrastructure: Small-to-Medium Enterprises and Edge” report. With 13 total HCI vendors in the running, GigaOm selected StorMagic SvSAN as a leading solution for SMEs and edge computing sites. GigaOm is a technology research and analysis company, focused on humanizing technology and [...]

StorMagic Recognized in CRN’s 2020 Edge Computing 100 List

We are thrilled to announce that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, included StorMagic in its first ever 2020 Edge Computing 100 list. This new list, selected by a panel of respected CRN editors, recognizes leading vendors whose technology provides the building blocks channel partners need to build next-generation intelligent edge solutions that bring data collection and processing closer [...]

Protect and Simplify the Edge with StorMagic SvSAN and HPE Edgeline Converged Edge Systems

We are thrilled to announce that StorMagic has expanded its partnership with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), through the validation of our virtual SAN software solution, SvSAN, with HPE Edgeline Converged Edge Systems. Together, StorMagic and HPE are dedicated to designing hyperconverged solutions that are purpose-built for edge computing environments. Edge organizations (i.e. branch offices, retails stores, and small datacenters) are [...]

Edge in a Box: Simple, Cost-Effective and Lean Solution Delivers 100% Uptime for Any Edge or Small Datacenter Location

Together, StorMagic, Schneider Electric, and HPE are revolutionizing the way edge computing environments manage their IT systems. We’ve collaborated to launch a new, all-inclusive solution called “Edge in a Box.” This one-of-a-kind offering enables edge sites to process, manage, and store data in minutes, with one of the leanest solutions on the market. Its low cost and compact design makes [...]

All-Flash vs. Hard Disk Drives: Which Are Best Suited for the Edge?

One of the hottest debates in the IT world centers around all-flash versus traditional hard disk drives. Once seen as a luxury, reserved for corporations like Google, Facebook, and the NSA, solid-state disk (SSD) drives have shifted to become almost commonplace in both enterprise and consumer technology. The need for increased performance and smaller footprints has led developers to bring [...]

Bringing the Edge to the Core: StorMagic Launches SvKMS

StorMagic is thrilled to announce that it has acquired KeyNexus, an innovator and designer of encryption key management solutions. Together, StorMagic and KeyNexus are dedicated to delivering modern security solutions for the edge, datacenter, and cloud. This acquisition encompasses several exciting updates for StorMagic, its partners, and customers. These include the growth of our team, a new product offering, and [...]

StorMagic Expands its Partnership with HPE by Joining the HPE Complete Program

StorMagic has been added to the HPE Complete Program, signifying that HPE and its resellers around the world will now offer SvSAN with HPE servers to their customers. While StorMagic was already an existing member of HPE’s Partner Ready Program, joining the Complete Program enables HPE and StorMagic products to easily be purchased together, as an end-to-end, validated solution, and [...]

#ICYMI: StorMagic Secures Validation for HPE ProLiant Servers

Edge computing environments require affordable, lightweight, and highly available IT infrastructures to manage their business-critical applications. Their solutions must be incredibly reliable and remain resilient in the face of unplanned downtime and disruption. StorMagic SvSAN, coupled with HPE ProLiant DL325 Gen10 and DL360 Gen10 servers, provides the performance and dependability demanded by edge environments. These high-performing servers are specifically designed [...]

DCIG Competitive Intelligence Report: StorMagic SvSAN vs. Scale Computing HC3 Series

Last week, DCIG published a new Competitive Intelligence Report, comparing StorMagic SvSAN and Scale Computing’s HC3 hyperconverged infrastructure. The report, titled “A Comparison of How StorMagic SvSAN and Scale Computing Deliver on Enterprise Edge Computing Storage Requirements,” provides side-by-side analysis of the two solutions and detailed evaluation of their differences. Like StorMagic, Scale Computing’s HC3 appliances have been designed to [...]

How Lenovo simplified the edge

The edge is rising. As cities become smarter, more cars drive themselves, and tech becomes more ingrained than ever into our day-to-day lives, data is moving away from the datacenter and towards the edge. The ability to process data effectively at the edge requires the same technology that is seen in the datacenter. The edge still benefits from hyperconverged infrastructure [...]

Are you overcomplicating your edge storage?

More and more is being asked of small, remote, and edge sites. Gartner estimates that by 2022, 75% of enterprise-generated data will be created and processed outside the traditional, centralized datacenter or cloud. This data needs to be processed quickly and reliably. The threat of downtime, whether through accidents, hardware failures or natural disasters is a significant obstacle in this [...]

Gartner Catalyst: All Things Edge

Last week the StorMagic team visited San Diego and met with attendees, partners and analysts. Edge computing was in the spotlight with many conference sessions and keynotes covering the topic, and underscored by several drop ins at our booth to discuss how StorMagic can help. Ten to fifteen years ago, the data storage market was all about housing corporate data in [...]

Infographic: Cutting the cost of storage with SvSAN

Not only is SvSAN the most cost-effective hyperconverged infrastructure solution on the market, this lightweight virtual SAN delivers huge savings when companies switch from a physical SAN in their hardware refresh. It's all well and good us telling you that you could save $$$ by creating a lightweight virtual environment with SvSAN, but the stats say it better. Check out [...]

Saving money with Dell and StorMagic

Recently, we announced that StorMagic SvSAN is now available on the Dell Software and Peripherals (S&P) price list, making it easier than ever to deploy the most cost-effective hyperconverged infrastructure solution on the market. Organizations around the world are already running SvSAN on Dell EMC and benefitting from a low-cost virtual SAN solution that enables high availability and is easy [...]

Last week, we announced a new technology partnership

Last week, we announced our new partnership with Dell EMC. This is really exciting for StorMagic, as SvSAN is now available from Dell on the Software & Peripherals (S&P) price list, making it easier than ever for Dell customers to create hyperconverged infrastructure that is easy to manage and incredibly cost effective. SvSAN on Dell EMC servers is the most [...]

SvSAN Use Cases: Making the Complex Simple AND Affordable

SvSAN is a lightweight software-defined storage solution designed to create a virtual environment that is simple, easy to manage and flexible. IT staff love SvSAN because it makes their lives easier, IT Managers (and your finance department) love SvSAN because it’s incredibly cost effective and could save you a fortune on your hardware refresh. One of the best things about [...]

Part 2: Public Cloud versus Onsite IT : Who’s Ahead in 2019?

By Tony Asaro and Bruce Kornfeld In part one of this blog series, we discussed the hype that cloud brought when it was first introduced, and shared some research to show where the state of the market is today. In part two we’ll address the state of the edge, and considerations when choosing between onsite IT versus public cloud solutions. [...]

Webinar Recap: Running SvSAN on the new Cisco ISR 4461 and UCS E-Series

In case you missed it, our joint lab demo and webinar with Cisco is now available to watch on demand. StorMagic Systems Engineer, Craig Collier, gave a brief overview of pain points at the edge and how they can be remedied by a lightweight configuration like the joint Cisco UCS E-Series and SvSAN solution. Cisco's Ian McLaughlin then went on [...]