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 [...]

Avoid the Hypervisor Tax: A Highly Available 2-Node KVM HCI Solution

The costs and complexities of typical hypervisors are creating more and more headaches for organizations. Escalating license fees and upgrade costs, allied to restrictive and demanding system requirements to enable the advanced hypervisor features necessary for modern IT are prompting business leaders to look elsewhere for their virtualization software. The open-source Linux KVM hypervisor is what business leaders are turning [...]

Avoid the ‘Hypervisor Tax’ with Linux KVM Hypervisors

When implementing virtualized IT infrastructure, a hypervisor is commonly used to create and run virtual machines (VMs). A hypervisor is a piece of software that helps divide and allocate resources on various pieces of hardware. It enables multiple operating systems to run on a single host, simultaneously. While there are many benefits to implementing a hypervisor within your organization’s virtualized [...]

Visionary – How SvSAN Progressed in the Gartner Magic Quadrant

StorMagic is thrilled to have been recognized as a “Visionary” in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure Software. While StorMagic and our solution SvSAN have been included in the report the past four years in a row, this is the first time we’ve made our way into the “Visionary” quadrant. Join us in this recorded webinar for a [...]

Infographic: StorMagic Named “Visionary” in 2021 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for HCI Software

StorMagic has been recognized for the fourth year in succession in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure Software, and has been named as a "Visionary" for the first time. The infographic below celebrates our inclusion and highlights some of our key areas of improvement that we've focused on to ensure our continued recognition. We accredit our recognition as [...]

Don’t Make a Quantum Leap, Pivot to StorMagic

Quantum Corporation Acquires Pivot3 Earlier this year, Quantum announced that it was acquiring the video surveillance portfolio and assets of Pivot3, a hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) and video surveillance solutions vendor. Under Quantum’s ownership, Pivot3’s video surveillance technology was adopted and renamed to Quantum VS-HCI Series. While the acquisition may have offered some reassurance to former Pivot3 customers, who were aware [...]

StorMagic Named “Hyperconvergence Vendor of the Year” for Two Years in a Row

This past week, Storage Magazine announced the winners of the 2021 Storage Awards (The Storries XVIII), at a black-tie gala in London. StorMagic proudly took home the award for “Hyperconvergence Vendor of the Year,” for the second year in a row! We were recognized in the “Hyperconvergence Vendor of the Year” category for our virtual SAN solution, SvSAN, which delivers [...]

StorMagic Customers Evaluate SvSAN in Gartner® Peer Insights’ HCI ‘Voice of the Customer’ Report

StorMagic is proud to have been included in the Gartner Peer Insights ‘Voice of the Customer’: Hyperconverged Infrastructure Software report. We have been named a North American Customers’ Choice in the 2021 report. What is Gartner Peer Insights ‘Voice of the Customer’? The Gartner Peer Insights ‘Voice of the Customer’ is a document that synthesizes Gartner Peer Insights’ reviews into [...]

Infographic: Hivecell HCI with StorMagic SvSAN

The Hivecell HCI solution leverages the shared storage created by StorMagic SvSAN to provide lightweight, highly available hyperconverged infrastructure in a platform-as-a-service model. Our Hivecell infographic below shows how SvSAN is used in the solution to provide high availability and the benefits that a simple, robust and flexible solution can bring to edge IT. A solution that is up-and-running with [...]

Hivecell HCI with StorMagic SvSAN Data Sheet

The First Complete Edge-as-a-Service Solution Hivecell HCI is an innovative platform-as-a-service solution for hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI). Hivecell HCI orchestrates, monitors, protects, and manages virtual machines (VMs) at the edge and includes StorMagic SvSAN to provide uptime via highly available storage. Hivecell HCI is the first complete Edge-as-a-Service (EaaS) solution. The Data Is at The Edge It is estimated that [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Infographic: StorMagic Included in Gartner’s 2020 Magic Quadrant for HCI Software

StorMagic has been recognized in the 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure Software for a third consecutive time. Our infographic below celebrates our inclusion and highlights some of our key areas of improvement that we've focused on to ensure our continued recognition. As in the earlier reports, StorMagic was identified as a “Niche Player” in the 2020 Magic Quadrant, [...]

Hyperconvergence – A Beginners Guide

Hyperconvergence is a term used to describe the consolidation of computing, networking, and storage resources, into a single, streamlined datacenter architecture.

New webinar: A Technical Examination of SvSAN 6.2

On Wednesday September 11th at 11:00 AM EDT / 4:00 PM BST, the StorMagic technical team will be broadcasting the first installment of a two-part detailed examination of SvSAN 6.2 This first webinar will start with a look at common use cases and a demo of a typical deployment, as well as enablement of the basic features to configure a [...]

StorMagic at VMworld US 2019

Last week, we joined 21,000 attendees and 230 sponsors and exhibitors, from over 86 countries for this year’s VMworld US, in San Francisco. The event held sessions throughout the event, focusing on emerging trends, and examined topics such as: security for edge and IoT, increasing business value using IoT, and various best practices for moving workloads to the edge. The [...]

StorMagic at Dell Technologies World 2019

Dell Technologies World 2019: 'Defying Gravity' Last week, the StorMagic team joined some great exhibitors and thousands of attendees at Dell Technologies World 2019, in Las Vegas. Thank you to everyone who came to see us in booth 168. It was a great event and we enjoyed speaking to hundreds of visitors about how we simplify storage at the edge. [...]

Hyperconverged vs Composable IT Infrastructures

Within the last decade, advancements in technology have transformed the way data centers are designed. Organizations today are creating and managing more data than ever, and IT infrastructures have evolved to meet their growing needs. Hyperconverged and composable infrastructures are two popular configurations within the IT space, ideally suited for particular environments, but not others. In this blog, we'll discuss [...]

StorMagic at VMworld Europe 2018

VMworld Europe: 'Possibility begins with you' Last week, the StorMagic team joined a few hundred other exhibitors and 13,000 attendees at VMworld Europe in Barcelona . Thank you to everyone who came to see us in booth E423. It was a great event and we enjoyed speaking to hundreds of attendees about how we simplify storage at the edge. We'd [...]

StorMagic at IP Expo 2018

IP EXPO Europe: "Europe's #1 Enterprise IT Event" Last week, Europe's leading trade event for IT innovation came to the ExCeL in London. Thank you to everyone who came to see us in booth HH24. It was a great event and we enjoyed speaking to hundreds of attendees about how we simplify storage at the edge. We'd also like to [...]

StorMagic at VMworld US

Thank you to everyone who came to see us at VMworld US in Las Vegas. It was an amazing event and we spoke to a record number of attendees about how we simplify storage at the edge. Congratulations to our three drone winners, thank you for stopping by. We enjoyed many promising conversations with potential future partners, as well as [...]

Ready to upgrade that old hyperconverged or software-defined storage solution? Part 2

This is part two of the blog series on upgrading a hyperconverged or software-defined storage solution, where I’ll cover some questions to ask as you are assembling your true requirements for an upgrade. Part one covered the primary deployment models and some of the changes that have happened in the last few years, click here to go back to read [...]

Ready to upgrade that old hyperconverged or software-defined storage solution? Part I

Today, IT professionals have many choices on how to solve server/storage/networking requirements in the datacenter and at the edge. Hyperconverged appliances and software-defined storage solutions have emerged as an excellent alternative to traditional 3-tiered architecture and many have already deployed these solutions. If you deployed these solutions some time ago ago then you are now likely to be looking to [...]