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 [...]

Gartner Peer Insights Voice of the Customer Report for Hyperconverged Infrastructure Vendors

Each year, Gartner Peer Insights releases its “Voice of the Customer” reports, compiling peer reviews and ratings of vendors received across more than 300 different markets, and complementing those reviews with expert research. The purpose of these “Voice of the Customer” reports is to help guide decision makers during their buying processes, by supplying them with valuable insights and information [...]

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 [...]

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.

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. [...]

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 [...]

Scale Computing HC3 vs StorMagic SvSAN – a Competitive Intelligence Report

This Competitive Intelligence Report from DCIG examines the differences between Scale HC3 and StorMagic SvSAN, offering a comparison of the two solutions and an assessment on their capability for edge computing use cases. This independent analyst report explores the capabilities of both solutions, with a particular focus on the following areas. Hardware configuration  Software configuration  High availability (HA) configurations [...]

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 [...]

StorMagic Recognized in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure for Second Consecutive Time

StorMagic Recognized Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute BRISTOL, England – 2 December, 2019 – StorMagic®, simplifying storage at the edge, announced today that it has been recognized again by Gartner, Inc. in the November 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure research note.* StorMagic was identified in the Niche Players quadrant. StorMagic was recognized as a [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Enabling secure HCI at the edge with Encryption and Key Management

Edge sites require leaner infrastructure than traditional datacenters, making physical attack the most likely security threat that an edge site will face. Therefore, a critical aspect of security for edge sites is encryption. Unfortunately, a fundamental part of encryption is key management, something that can be almost impossible to implement over lots of edge and branch sites. The most effective [...]

SvSAN 6.2 Technical Webinar: Now available on demand

Both parts of our technical examination of SvSAN 6.2 are now available on demand. In our most well-attended webinar yet, the StorMagic technical team outlines how the new edition of SvSAN operates, and what it can do to simplify your edge site. In part one, the team outlines how to configure a typical two node environment and then demonstrates how [...]

Benore Logistics adds Redundancy, Gains 10x Performance Speeds with SvSAN

Benore Logistic Systems, a Michigan-based supply chain logistics company, previously used an external SAN. Performance was poor and the IT team wanted to add redundancy to the environment. The team began searching for an updated replacement solution that was easy to use and maintain, and backed by excellent support services. Enter StorMagic. Since moving to SvSAN, Benore has achieving 100% [...]

Infographic: Disaster Recovery – The Cost of Downtime

Digital technology has completely revolutionized the way we do business. It is now so interwoven that IT services are beyond a requirement; they are critical. Our dependence on these systems and functions has therefore become an Achilles' heel, and disaster recovery has become a subject of priority for businesses across the globe. Even seemingly small outages can negatively impact your [...]

Benore Logistic Systems Achieves Tenfold Performance Increase and 100 Percent Uptime with SvSAN

BRISTOL, England – 10 September, 2019 – StorMagic®, simplifying storage at the edge, announced today that Benore Logistic Systems, Inc., a Michigan-based supply-chain solutions company, has replaced its legacy standalone SAN with StorMagic SvSAN to improve performance and add redundancy. With SvSAN, Benore Logistic has maintained 100 percent uptime and realized a tenfold system performance increase compared to its previous [...]

StorMagic SvSAN on the Lenovo Configurator

StorMagic’s relationship with Lenovo extends back many years, and now StorMagic SvSAN is available on the Lenovo configurator. It is now easier than ever to benefit from cost-effective, high performance hardware, paired with simple and lightweight virtual storage.  We’re really excited with this development in our partnership with Lenovo - both companies share similar ideologies about delivering affordable, lightweight solutions [...]

Dominos: The autonomous vehicle innovator

There are three large companies that are ‘driving’ the development and roll out of autonomous vehicles: Tesla, Uber and Dominos. While Dominos seems an unlikely organization to be developing ground-breaking driverless tech, this new development joins a long list of clever innovations that Dominos have used to put themselves ahead of their competition. After sales plummeted in 2008, Dominos made [...]

StorMagic SvSAN Recognized in Storries XVI Awards Program

The Storage Awards 2019, also known as The Storries, hosted its sixteenth annual ceremony last week at the Leonardo Royal City Hotel in London. StorMagic was honored in the “Software-Defined Storage (SDS) Vendor of the Year” category as the runner up to first-place winner, IBM. The black tie event has become an industry favorite and is well known for its [...]

StorMagic Sales Kick Off Event: Gallery

Last week, StorMagic's sales and marketing teams assembled from around the world to kick off the start of FY20. We've got a really exciting year ahead, and so the team celebrated the start of it with a company wide BBQ, and making the most of a sunny Bristol with a boat trip. Here's some of the best photos from the [...]

SHI becomes a StorMagic Channel Partner

This week, we announced a new partnership between StorMagic and SHI. SHI International is one of North America’s top 10 largest IT solutions providers and has joined StorMagic’s award-winning Channel Partner Program, reselling SvSAN software into edge sites and small datacenters. “SHI’s team was drawn to StorMagic because of its solid corporate strategy and software offering that is an ideal [...]

Saving money with SvSAN and AMD

Last week, we announced that SvSAN is now certified with AMD EPYC™ 7000 processors. We’re really excited about working with AMD to make storage as simple and cost effective as possible. The joint solution from StorMagic and AMD lets edge and small datacenters affordably optimize their storage environments and add data security while ensuring uptime and performance. The offering is [...]

CAE S.p.A. Reduces Hardware Dependency, Energy Costs and Management Time with SvSAN

Bologna, Italy-based manufacturer, CAE S.p.A., originally used a traditional Storage Area Network (SAN) connected through SAS and fibre channel. The company wanted to update its environment with a split virtualized infrastructure in two separate rooms connected over a LAN to reduce overall costs, and remove any single point of failure. While DataCore and VMware vSAN were shortlisted as options to [...]