Quantum’s award-winning StorNext® platform includes advanced data management features and includes flash, disk, tape, and cloud storage offerings. With this unique combination of performance and management, Quantum continues to extend the power of StorNext in not only media and entertainment but also other highly data-intensive environments such as genomics, academic research, video surveillance, oil and gas, and government security.
StorNext 6 addresses the needs of companies grappling with using their existing NAS solutions to store large, rapidly growing data sets and drive business value from that data. These enterprises are quickly realizing that traditional NAS is too difficult to upgrade, cannot deliver sufficient performance and is unable to handle parallel workloads. StorNext 6 not only overcomes these limitations but also provides more efficient and cost-effective ways to share and access files across geographically distributed teams, manage and protect archived data, and audit changes to data throughout its lifecycle.
FlexSync™ is a powerful new capability in StorNext 6 that provides a fast, flexible and simple way to synchronize data between multiple StorNext systems in a highly manageable and automated fashion. FlexSync supports one-to-one, one-to-many and many-to-one file replication scenarios, and can be configured to operate at almost any level: specific files, specific folders or entire file systems.
StorNext 6 adds a new copy expiration feature, enabling automated removal of file copies from more expensive storage tiers, thereby freeing up space and increasing the overall return on investment. StorNext 6 also can now efficiently track changes in files across the data lifecycle and provide reports on who changed a file, when the changes were made, what was changed and whether and to where a file was moved.
With the ability to provide cross-protocol locking for shared access across SAN, NFS and SMB, StorNext is an optimal platform for organizations that have collaborative workflows and need to share content across both Fibre Channel and Ethernet.
StorNext system management tools now enable Quantum’s support team to proactively monitor critical customer environmental factors, speed time to resolution, and ultimately increase uptime.