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Twin stratacloudarraywindowsnas
Twin stratacloudarraywindowsnas
Twin stratacloudarraywindowsnas
Twin stratacloudarraywindowsnas
Twin stratacloudarraywindowsnas
Twin stratacloudarraywindowsnas
Twin stratacloudarraywindowsnas
Twin stratacloudarraywindowsnas
Twin stratacloudarraywindowsnas
Twin stratacloudarraywindowsnas
Twin stratacloudarraywindowsnas
Twin stratacloudarraywindowsnas
Twin stratacloudarraywindowsnas
Twin stratacloudarraywindowsnas
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  • 1. CloudArray™ Software SolutionsWindows NAS on cloud storage using CloudArray softwareUsing Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V<br />
  • 2. TwinStrata.com<br />2<br />Overview<br />The following presentation provides a functional overview on:<br />How Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V together with CloudArray work seamlessly to create a file system/NAS system that stores or replicates data to cloud storage for virtual and physical server environments <br />The solution enables high data availability file access with no single point of failure to include Cloud storage providers – supports DR initiatives <br />Seamless integration with Windows CIFS environments &amp; Active Directory<br />A scalable, economical and reliable storage tier for file storage services <br />Details for a Free 30-day evaluation of CloudArray software <br />
  • 3. TwinStrata.com<br />3<br />Windows Server 2008 R2 key features:<br /><ul><li> Hyper-V optional built-in hypervisor
  • 4. Native CIFS integration
  • 5. Active Directory Integration
  • 6. Services for NFS
  • 7. Failover Clustering
  • 8. Much more…</li></ul>Apps, NFS, CIFS Clients<br />NTFS direct application access or CIFS and NFS based file serving <br />Windows <br />Server 2008<br />Hyper-V<br />. . .<br />SAN<br />
  • 9. TwinStrata.com<br />4<br />Apps, NFS, CIFS Clients<br />NTFS direct application access or CIFS and NFS based file serving <br />Windows <br />Server 2008<br />Hyper-V<br />. . .<br />Servers may be attached to SAN storage. <br />SAN<br />
  • 10. TwinStrata.com<br />5<br />Apps, NFS, CIFS Clients<br />NTFS direct application access or CIFS and NFS based file serving <br />Windows <br />Server 2008<br />Hyper-V<br />. . .<br />Challenges as Information Grows<br /><ul><li> Expansion of storage pools
  • 11. Increase in CAP-EX
  • 12. Additional administration
  • 13. Increase in OP-EX
  • 14. Off-site data requirements for backup and DR</li></ul>SAN (Primary – Vendor A, Secondary – Vendor B)<br />
  • 15. TwinStrata.com<br />6<br />Apps, NFS, CIFS Clients<br />NTFS direct application access or CIFS and NFS based file serving <br />Windows <br />Server 2008<br />Hyper-V<br />. . .<br />Introducing CloudArray software<br />CloudArray Virtual Appliance<br />For Hyper-V<br />SAN<br />
  • 16. TwinStrata.com<br />7<br />CloudArray together with Windows Server offers: <br /><ul><li> self-service, storage capacity on demand,
  • 17. high data availability,
  • 18. cost and bandwidth optimized cloud storage solutions,
  • 19. low admin costs </li></ul>Apps, NFS, CIFS Clients<br />NTFS direct application access or CIFS and NFS based file serving <br />Windows <br />Server 2008<br />Hyper-V<br />. . .<br />What are the features of CloudArray? …. &gt;&gt;<br />CloudArray Virtual Appliance<br />For Hyper-V<br />SAN<br />
  • 20. TwinStrata.com<br />8<br />CloudArray operates as a virtual or physical appliance: <br /><ul><li> Presents iSCSI volumes to Windows Server
  • 21. Volumes are block-based residing on one or many Cloud storage providers
  • 22. Local cache allows fast access to data
  • 23. All data optionally encrypted at rest with 256-bit encryption
  • 24. Space-efficient snapshots in the cloud enable off-site point-in-time recovery and retention policies </li></ul>Apps, NFS, CIFS Clients<br />NTFS direct application access or CIFS and NFS based file serving <br />Windows <br />Server 2008<br />Hyper-V<br />. . .<br />Windows Server 2008Node<br />Cloud Storage Providers<br />CloudArray Virtual Appliance<br />For Hyper-V<br />SAN<br />
  • 25. TwinStrata.com<br />9<br />Apps, NFS, CIFS Clients<br />Data is securely stored in public clouds of your choice optimized for cost and/or availability. <br />NTFS direct application access or CIFS and NFS based file serving <br />Windows <br />Server 2008<br />Hyper-V<br />V1<br />. . .<br />M1<br />M1<br />M2<br />Cloud Storage Providers<br />M2<br />CloudArray Virtual Appliance<br />For Hyper-V<br />SAN<br />
  • 26. TwinStrata.com<br />10<br />As data is written to V1, based on policy the data stored on V1 can be stored locally and replicated asynchronously to separate public Cloud providers. V1 can also be cached and stored directly on separate storage Cloud providers. <br /><ul><li> Data is compressed and/or encrypted
  • 27. Snapshots in the cloud enable rapid restores </li></ul>Apps, NFS, CIFS Clients<br />NTFS direct application access or CIFS and NFS based file serving <br />Windows <br />Server 2008<br />Hyper-V<br />V1<br />. . .<br />M1<br />M1<br />M2<br />Cloud Storage Providers<br />M2<br />CloudArray Virtual Appliance<br />For Hyper-V<br />SAN<br />
  • 28. TwinStrata.com<br />11<br />Optional fully redundant NAS solution with no single point of failure<br /><ul><li>Windows 2008 Server Failover Clustering
  • 29. Redundant CloudArray Virtual Appliances
  • 30. Redundant Cloud Providers: Volumes mirrored to separate cloud providers across or within CloudArray instances </li></ul>Apps, NFS, CIFS Clients<br />NTFS direct application access or CIFS and NFS based file serving <br />Windows <br />Server 2008<br />Hyper-V<br />. . .<br />Cloud Storage Providers<br />CloudArray Virtual Appliances<br />For Hyper-V<br />SAN<br />
  • 31. TwinStrata.com<br />12<br />Fully redundant NAS example:<br /><ul><li> Volume (V1) from storage pool (based on CloudArray) is presented to applications or NFS/CIFS Client </li></ul>Apps, NFS, CIFS Clients<br />NTFS direct application access or CIFS and NFS based file serving <br />Volume is mirrored (M1 + M2) and mapped to separate Cloud Storage Providers via separate CloudArray instances<br />Windows <br />Server 2008<br />Hyper-V<br />V1<br />. . .<br />M1<br />M1<br />M2<br />Cloud Storage Providers<br />M2<br />CloudArray Virtual Appliances<br />For Hyper-V<br />SAN<br />
  • 32. CloudArray Software Features<br />Enables applications to store, replicate and archive data to cloud storage<br />No programming required <br />Application and hardware agnostic <br />Simple: data volumes to cloud storage, thin provisioning<br />Fast and Secure: Caching, compression, 256-bit at-rest encryption<br />Available: Asynch replication of data volumes, snapshot-based restore<br />Available in a virtual or hardware appliance<br />TwinStrata.com<br />13<br />Applications<br />Data Volumes<br />iSCSI<br />CloudArray software<br />SOAP, REST API<br />SOAP, REST API<br />Public and Private Cloud Storage<br />
  • 33. TwinStrata.com<br />14<br />CloudArray Features / Benefits<br />Provides ease of IT expansion to accommodate data growth – pay as you grow model <br />Economical tier of storage introduced serving many use cases<br />Administration is minimal – CloudArray web portal provides and GUI provide ease of admin <br />Backup requirements are met – data is replicated and stored off-site <br />No need to save data to tape(s) and ship offsite <br />Choice of Cloud storage providers: optimize cost and availability <br />Integrates with existing VMware, Citrix XenServer and MS Hyper-V <br />
  • 34. TwinStrata.com<br />15<br />Eval of CloudArray is Available Now<br />Free 30-day product evaluation of CloudArray <br />Visit TwinStrata’s Web site to download your evaluation copy of CloudArray and explore other solutions<br />http://www.twinstrata.com<br />Thank you<br />

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