Introducing the NexentaStor VSA for Tintri: File Services for Virtualized EnvironmentsAugust 19, 2019
Tintri by DDN, the provider of intelligent infrastructure for virtualized environments today introduced the NexentaStor VSA for Tintri, the first collaboration between Nexenta and Tintri in the DDN family of brands. This optimized virtualized storage appliance (VSA) option allows existing customers the choice of leveraging their Tintri VMstore supporting virtualization with added file services to consolidate and better manage business data.
The NexentaStor VSA for Tintri allows users a different choice to expand beyond initial workloads, broadening use for home directories, user profiles and collaboration in departments. This solution improves consolidated file sharing and remote office, branch office (ROBO) data on intelligent infrastructure, taking advantage of Tintri capabilities that simplify management, resulting in time and monetary savings.
“Infrastructure professionals are under tremendous pressure to not only keep up with rapidly growing data, but to also ensure that data is accessible and protected,” said Henry Baltazar, research vice president – Infrastructure, 451 Research. “The NexentaStor VSA for Tintri will allow customers to fully leverage their existing Tintri systems while obtaining the added value of core file sharing services, which are necessary to meet the collaboration requirements of clients.”
The NexentaStor VSA for Tintri is optimized to leverage the data reduction efficiencies and performance optimization inherent when storing data on Tintri infrastructure. Easily deployable, the NexentaStor VSA for Tintri is built on a matured stack providing both NFS and SMB/CIFS file services for Windows and Mac clients. The VSA is managed via the Flex or HTML5 VMware vCenter plugins, and can be used with the NexentaStor High Availability plugin designed for minimal downtime and automated failover of file services in the event of a VM or node failure.
“Tintri by DDN has long been an innovator of technology designed specifically for virtualization, using our intelligent infrastructure to provide a unique experience. The NexentaStor VSA for Tintri underscores our vision to offer new value and capabilities in virtualized environments,” said Tom Ellery, general manager, Tintri by DDN. “As part of the DDN family of brands, we will continue to extend our technology to deliver automation and analytics up the stack, and add complementary solutions with the simplicity and scale that our customers are fanatical about.”