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AMAX Launches StorMax Software Defined Storage Appliance

FREMONT, CA, April 18th, 2017 - AMAX, a leading provider of Cloud/IaaS, Deep Learning, Enterprise computing infrastructure solutions, today announced the release of StorMax™ SDS, a software defined storage solution enabling customers around the world to transform their storage infrastructure, increasing flexibility and agility, simplifying management, and dramatically reducing storage infrastructure costs without compromising on Availability, Reliability or Functionality.

AMAX StorMax™ SDS is a highly available software-designed storage solution that delivers unified file and block storage services with enterprise-grade data management, data integrity, and performance that can easily scale from tens of Terabytes to Petabytes. Seamlessly integrated with NexentaStor, the plug and play appliances are designed to be a simple swap-in replacement of legacy block and file storage appliances, offering unlimited file system sizes, unlimited snapshots and clones, and inline data reduction for additional storage cost savings . The StorMax™ SDS is ideal for VMWare/OpenStack/CloudStack backend storage, generic NAS file services, home directory storage, and near-line archive and large-scale backup repositories.

StorMax™ SDS appliances are available as All Flash, All HDD, and Hybrid configurations in a 2U/2Node form factor scaling up to 92TB of storage raw capacity, as well as a 4U/2Node appliance scaling up to 560TB. The solution is compatible with major operating systems such as Microsoft, VMware, Ubuntu, Docker, Red Hat and OpenStack.

The appliances support enterprise workloads in both physical and virtual infrastructure including:

  • Databases and Transactional enterprise applications
  • Virtual machines / Virtual desktops
  • Enterprise file servers
  • High performance digital media applications
  • Cloud Backend
  • NFS/ Block backup
  • Large-scale archive repositories

“There’s a need across enterprises of all sizes and verticals for cost-effective, feature rich storage solutions that excel in both performance and reliability,” said James Huang, Product Marketing Manager, AMAX. “By developing a storage line that pairs rock solid hardware platforms with a software that has a long track record of success, AMAX hopes to provide companies with a practical alternative to scaling their storage infrastructure with the most operational freedom.”

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About AMAX

AMAX is a global leader in application-tailored data center, HPC and OEM solutions. Recognized by several industry awards, including the Best of VMworld and Intel Server Innovation Award for the CloudMax Converged Cloud Infrastructure, AMAX aims to provide cutting-edge solutions to improve efficiency and cut costs for the modern data center. Founded in 1979 and headquartered in Silicon Valley (with additional locations in China and Ireland), AMAX is a full-service technology solutions provider specializing in innovative server-to-rack level solutions developed for data center, HPC, cloud and big data applications.

From white box server-to-rack integration, high-performance deep learning platforms or converged infrastructure solutions featuring OpenStack and SDN, to a comprehensive menu of professional services, AMAX is the full-service partner you need to help modernize your IT operations. To learn more or request a quote, contact AMAX.