StorMagic SvSAN 6.3 Compatibility with vSphere 7.0 and Hyper-V 2022

Downtime, cost, and performance are massively important factors for companies today when it comes to choosing IT infrastructure and solutions. Thanks to physical SANs and legacy IT hardware filling up floor space, adding complexity, and cutting heavily into department budgets, many organizations have switched to a virtualized environment. Doing so benefits users greatly by enabling the hyperconvergence of compute, networking [...]

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 [...]

A Food Services and Facilities Management Company Achieves High Reliability, Simplicity, and a 100% Increase in Performance with StorMagic SvSAN

A multinational food services and facilities management company, located in Italy, was looking to virtualize its environment with a hyperconverged solution. The company had previously been using a combination of two compute nodes and a physical SAN for its IT infrastructure, and found the system to be lacking in performance and reliability. With their hardware at the end of its [...]

StorMagic and Spectra Logic Partner to Deliver an End-to-End Active Archive Solution

StorMagic is thrilled to announce a new partnership with Spectra Logic, an organization dedicated to producing data storage and data management solutions for organizations dealing with exponential data growth. We’ve joined forces to deliver a complete, fully-integrated active archive solution. This exciting new offering combines StorMagic ARQvault, the industry’s first Active Intelligent Repository, with Spectra BlackPearl NAS and tape libraries, [...]

Reducing the Threat of Downtime with the StorMagic SvSAN Witness

Modern organizations rely heavily on technology to carry out everyday operations. From order processing, to managing inventory, to communication, and administrative work, technology is a vital component to today’s businesses, and they depend on the functionality of their IT systems to keep them up and running. When technologies fail or are down for repair, organizations are left to deal with [...]

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 [...]

Rommelsbacher Eliminates Single Point of Failure and Ensures Maximum Uptime with StorMagic SvSAN

For more than 90 years, Rommelsbacher has been designing and producing electric appliances, and delivering them to countries around the world. Based in Germany, the company is family-owned and is dedicated to manufacturing first class kitchen products that provide “Pure Cooking Pleasure,” and are both functional and aesthetically pleasing. Rommelsbacher was looking to upgrade its datacenter environment, which consisted of [...]

High Availability’s Role in Protecting Data and Improving Performance

High availability (HA) is vital to protecting sensitive data, and an important part of key management. Key management is central to data encryption – encryption keys are like the keys to your house, and act to protect your valuables (the encrypted data). But, much like standard house keys, key management has a number of potential difficulties that can affect the [...]

Implementing IT Systems within Pharmacies: Challenges, Requirements, and More

Everyone has made a trip to the pharmacy at some point in their lives. But have you ever stopped to think about the technologies pharmacies utilize and how much data they’re generating, sharing, and storing on a daily basis? There are many steps that go into the process of getting the right medication into the hands of the right patient, [...]

Ecommerce Merchants: Stay Resilient in the Face of Downtime and Cyber Threats

Ecommerce has become a critical pillar of the global economy. Prior to the current pandemic, 2 billion people were buying from over 7 million online businesses according to etailinsights. As COVID-19 has progressed, brick-and-mortar businesses around the globe have adopted many new precautions and regulations to keep their customers safe. This includes transitioning to primarily, if not exclusively, selling their [...]

VMware Fault Tolerance vs. High Availability

Businesses today depend heavily on their IT systems to keep everyday operations up and running. Many organizations require minimal to zero disruption to applications and services, in order to maintain productivity and profitability. However, eliminating IT downtime entirely and achieving true high availability is often easier said than done. What is Fault Tolerance? Fault Tolerance is a property that enables [...]

High Availability – A Beginner’s Guide

High Availability (HA) describes a system that can sustain long periods of continuous operation, and remain operational, even if a part of the system is no longer in service. Decreased downtime, the elimination of single points of failure, and replication and distribution of data across multiple locations, are all contributing factors that come together to create a high availability infrastructure.

StorMagic SvSAN Compatibility with VMware vSphere 7.0

Many of today’s organizations are modernizing their traditional IT infrastructure, in an effort to save money, improve performance, and reduce downtime. They are taking steps to virtualize their environments by replacing their clunky, physical IT equipment, with virtualized systems that enable the hyperconvergence of compute, networking, and storage resources. Storage virtualization enables the pooling of physical storage from multiple storage [...]

Infographic: Talking Shop with StorMagic

SvSAN provides the most simple and lightweight virtual SAN solution on the market, significantly reducing costs per site. This makes it the perfect storage infrastructure solution for retailers of all sizes. Find out why Sheetz Inc., Autohaus Gruppe Seitz and allnatura chose to deploy SvSAN in their stores. Read more about SvSAN for Retail, or browse our complete library of [...]

Infographic: SvSAN for Large Retailers

SvSAN provides the most simple and lightweight virtual SAN solution on the market, significantly reducing costs per site. This makes it the perfect storage infrastructure solution for large retailers who have hundreds or thousands of individual store locations. Find out why a leading US home improvement retailer and a European supermarket chain both chose to deploy SvSAN in all of [...]

Distributor General Procurement Selects StorMagic for its First Virtual SAN and Key Manager Offerings

Distribution Agreement Adds Virtual SAN and Security Software Solutions to General Procurement’s Portfolio and Expands StorMagic’s Presence in Mexico BRISTOL, England – 28 May, 2020 – StorMagic®, simplifying storage and security from the edge to the core, announced today a new distribution agreement with General Procurement, Inc., who selected StorMagic SvSAN and SvKMS as its first virtual SAN and key [...]

StorMagic Appoints Ian Davies as Chief Financial Officer

BRISTOL, England – 19 May, 2020 – StorMagic®, simplifying storage and security from the edge to the core, announced today that it has appointed Ian Davies as chief financial officer (CFO), effective immediately. As CFO, Davies will manage StorMagic’s financial, human resource and business support operations, as the company continues to quickly expand following its recent entry into the security [...]

StorMagic Expands Federal Government and SLED Presence Through Insight Partnership

Federal and Government Customers can Easily Procure Simple, Highly Available Hyperconverged Solutions for less than $10,000 BRISTOL, England – 24 March, 2020 – StorMagic®, simplifying storage at the edge, announced today a new partnership with Insight Public Sector (IPS), the federal division of Insight Enterprises (NASDAQ: NSIT), the global integrator of Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions™ for organizations of all sizes. [...]

3 Factors Prompting Retail Stores To Modernize Their In-Store IT

For modern retailers, managing a growing brand is no simple task. While their main goals may be to produce quality products, provide excellent customer service, and work towards growing profits, several other key factors are coming into play as technology advances. Maintaining an online presence through things like social media, virtual shopping, and digital advertising, is now equally as defining [...]

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 [...]

DCIG’s Latest Competitive Comparison Report on Hyperconverged Edge Solutions Now Available

StorMagic Recognized for Delivering High Availability at the Lowest Cost for Dozens, Hundreds or Thousands of Sites BRISTOL, England–12 February 2020– StorMagic®, simplifying storage at the edge, announced today the availability of a new third-party Competitive Intelligence Report from DCIG, LLC titled, “A Comparison of How StorMagic SvSAN and Scale Computing Deliver on Enterprise Edge Computing Storage Requirements.” The research [...]

Sheetz Selects StorMagic to Modernize and Optimize In-store Computer Systems at Hundreds of Convenience Stores

Lightweight, Simplified Storage Enables Fast Deployment across Hundreds of Edge Sites BRISTOL, England – 27 January, 2020 – StorMagic®, simplifying storage at the edge, announced today that Sheetz, one of America's fastest growing family-owned and operated convenience retailers for more than 67 years, is standardizing on StorMagic SvSAN software to virtualize and add high availability at hundreds of its convenience [...]

Travel Light with SvSAN

In a competitive and ever-evolving air transportation industry, investment in IT infrastructure is mission critical.

StorMagic Continues Global Channel Momentum with Expansion Across Asia and Latin America

StorMagic adds resources in Singapore and Mexico City to Support Global Edge Adoption BRISTOL, England –26 November, 2019– StorMagic®, simplifying storage at the edge, announced today its expansion into the Asia Pacific (APAC) and Latin American (LATAM) regions. Staffing in APAC and LATAM lets StorMagic support and service existing and future customers who are managing growing data sets at small [...]

StorMagic Has Validated with HPE ProLiant DL Rack Servers and Joins Partner Ready Program

Joint Customers Gain Flexibility, Reliability, Performance and Lowered TCOBRISTOL, England –18 November, 2019 – StorMagic®, simplifying storage at the edge, announced today that it has validated SvSAN with HPE DL325 and DL360 ProLiant Gen10 rack servers. StorMagic conducted extensive testing on HPE DL servers running its virtual SAN product, SvSAN with both VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V hypervisors. Results show [...]

Bechtle to Resell StorMagic SvSAN across EMEA

Hyperconverged Solution Delivers a New Level of Simplicity to European Customers at the Lowest CostBRISTOL, England – 30 October, 2019– StorMagic®, simplifying storage at the edge, announced today that it has signed a Pan-European reseller agreement with Bechtle Logistik & Service GmbH. SvSAN is now available for purchase by small- to medium-sized business (SMB) and large enterprise customers with remote [...]

New webinar: Replacing old physical SAN with SvSAN

Sometimes, you can get away with waiting until something breaks before you replace it. Sometimes, old technology can become dysfunctional before it breaks, which can have implications for the running of an entire system. An old physical SAN might be familiar and trusted, but technology has advanced to meet the needs of the edge, and hyperconverged infrastructure provides many benefits [...]

PraxisIFM Deploys SvSAN in Two Datacenters to Eliminate Downtime and Data Loss

PraxisIFM is an independent, owner-managed financial services group of companies providing a wide range of professional services to individuals, families and international corporate clients. The rapidly growing organization began to experience challenges with their outdated storage system. The traditional SAN they previously used to protect financial data didn’t offer enough performance, and failures were impacting business operations. It was configured [...]

Analyst Firm DCIG Publishes Competitive Intelligence Report on Hyperconverged Edge Solutions

StorMagic SvSAN Commended for Simplicity, Flexibility and Low Cost in Edge Environments BRISTOL, England–15 October, 2019– StorMagic®, simplifying storage at the edge, announced today the availability of a new third-party Competitive Intelligence Report- Executive Edition from DCIG, LLC titled, “A Comparison of How StorMagic SvSAN and VMware vSAN Deliver on Enterprise Edge Computing and Storage Requirements.” The report’s findings guide [...]