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  • 1. Introducing Cloud Storage
    Stephen Foskett, Director of Consulting
    Storage Decisions, September 22, 2009
  • 2. Storage Is Supposed To Be Getting Cheaper!
    Disk cost is dropping rapidly
    $250 buys:
    1994: 2 GB
    1999: 20 GB
    2004: 200 GB
    2009: 2000 GB
    But enterprise storage costs keep rising!
    2
  • 3. Tiered disk storage has not yet lived up to its promise
    Small cost and performance differential between FC and SATA disk
    TCO is very close
    SSD gives extreme performance at high cost
    Cloud storage gives massive capacity at low cost
    Tiered Storage
    Performance and Cost
    Capacity
    Fulfilling The Promise of Tiered Storage
    Confidential
    3
    Tiered Storage
    SSD
    FC
    Disk
    SATA
    Cloud
  • 4. Storage Delivery Network Economics
    Just-in-Time Provisioning
    Plan/buy for usage and not for peak capacity
    Fully Managed Storage
    Managed GB = Power, space, cabling, racks, monitoring, software, hardware, migration to new media… all included
    Enterprise Purchasing and Pricing Model
    Flat, bundled price starts at $0.25/GB/month, $3K/TB/year
    Enterprise sales, engineering, and support staff
    Consulting and strategy available
    Confidential
    4
  • 5. Nirvanix SDN Built for the Enterprise
    The Storage Delivery Network™ (SDN)
    Global file system with full directory structure, storage pools, and child accounts
    5 globally distributed nodes under a single namespace
    Fully redundant infrastructure with integrated load balancing
    Policy enabled file replication and geo-distribution
    SAS 70 Type II, physical security, encryption, SSL
    PCI and SAML implementation in progress
    Confidential
    5
    10 Patents Pending
  • 6. Nirvanix Makes Cloud Storage Easily Accessible
    Confidential
    6
    Partner
    Applications
    Linux
    NFS, SMB, FTP
    Windows
    SMB, FTP
    Internet
    SOAP/REST
    Nirvanix CloudNAS® (virtual mount)
    Standards Based
    Interfaces
    Nirvanix Web Services™ (API)
    Security Services
    Policy Based File Replication & Geo-location
    Customizable Metadata
    Integrated Services
    Directory Structure, Storage Pools, Child Accounts
    Media Services
    Nirvanix Internet File System™ (IFS)
    Proprietary Technology & Infrastructure
    Nirvanix Global Network
  • 7. Data Types Suitable for Cloud Storage
    Confidential
    7
  • 8. Get Started with Cloud Storage
    Key use cases:
    Offsite data protection
    Tiered storage
    Distributed content and collaboration
    Visit the Nirvanix booth:
    No plastic junk or flashy nonsense
    Talk to a cloud expert
    Schedule a cloud strategy workshop
    Sign up for a proof-of-concept
  • 9. Confidential
    9
    Store. Simplify. Save.
    www.nirvanix.com
    twitter.com/nirvanix
    2007 Byte & Switch “Storage Products of the Year”2008 “Top Startups to Watch”
    2008 Search Storage “Product of the Year”
    2009 InformationWeek StartUp 50
    2009 Red Herring US 100
    2009 AlwaysOn Global 250
    700+ customers including leading Fortune 10, Media & Entertainment and Web 2.0 companies