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Product Overview                        Zero-Friction Enterprise Storage™Building an iSCSI “Cloud SAN” for flexibledata st...
Company Overview     Innovator in enterprise-class cloud      storage solutions                                          ...
CloudArray Solution Ecosystem                                                                                Backup & Arch...
Turning Cloud Storage Benefits into Reality               Database      Mail      Application      File         Backup    ...
CloudArray® Hybrid Storage                                      Zero U. Zero-friction. Enterprise-class.                  ...
CloudArray® Recovery           vMotion, HA, FT                                   Recovery Offsite                        R...
Rapid Configuration     CloudArray Portal             •      https://www.cloudarray.com                                  ...
Customer Success Stories     Aziende Italia             • Leading ISP and web-hosting               provider in Italy    ...
Next Steps     Discuss detailed requirements and objectives     Initiate Evaluation/Proof of Concept             • 30-da...
Thank YouFOR MORE INFORMATION OR FREESOFTWARE DOWNLOADhttp://www.twinstrata.com
Use Cases/Specs
CloudArray Cache for Flexible PerformanceAPPLICATIONS                   Database     Mail       Web      Tiering       Fil...
CloudArray® for Backup/Archive                                                          Backup Software                   ...
CloudArray® for Tiered Storage        VM               VM             VM    VM                                            ...
CloudArray® for Application Servers                                                          Application Servers          ...
CloudArray® for NAS/File Servers                                                                                      Clou...
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Using Cloud Storage Gateways to Build a Cloud SAN

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Presented to the New England Virtualization Group Jan 2012 by TwinStrata Storage Architect Greg Kettmann

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Using Cloud Storage Gateways to Build a Cloud SAN

  1. 1. Product Overview Zero-Friction Enterprise Storage™Building an iSCSI “Cloud SAN” for flexibledata storage and disaster recoveryGreg Kettmann – gkettmann@twinstrata.comDave Marseglia – dmarseglia@twinstrata.com
  2. 2. Company Overview  Innovator in enterprise-class cloud storage solutions Champion Cloud Vendor • Founded 2007, Natick, MA • Venture-backed, led by Avalon Ventures  CloudArray® line of virtual and physical appliances deliver secure and fast iSCSI access to cloud storage from anywhere  Numerous customer success stories http://www.twinstrata.com/customer-case-studies2 © 2011 TwinStrata, Inc
  3. 3. CloudArray Solution Ecosystem Backup & Archive • Veeam • Quest vRanger • AppAssure Database Mail Application File Backup • Symantec Backup Exec, NetBackup • VMware VDR • CA ARCserve • Oracle RMAN Storage Virtualization & Tiering • DataCore • Nexenta • VMware Storage DRS Public Cloud Private Cloud • Symantec Filestore Storage Storage Application and File Existing Storage • Microsoft Exchange • Microsoft SharePoint • Microsoft SQL Server • Linux, Solaris, HP-UX, etc. • Nexenta Block Storage • Windows • Linux • VMware vSphere, ESX(i) • Solaris • HP-UX3 © 2011 TwinStrata, Inc
  4. 4. Turning Cloud Storage Benefits into Reality Database Mail Application File Backup Cloud Storage Cloud Benefits… Reality… • Limitless storage • CloudArray®: delivers cloud storage with local • No more storage array performance, high availability, security, and upgrades simple iSCSI integration • Global data access • Integrating the broadest choice of • Tapeless backup & offsite • Public cloud storage storage • Private cloud storage • Instant disaster recovery • Any existing storage4 © 2011 TwinStrata, Inc
  5. 5. CloudArray® Hybrid Storage Zero U. Zero-friction. Enterprise-class. CloudArray Portal Compute Anywhere™ Environment for Business Continuity Servers • Application CloudArray Appliance Public Cloud Storage (VMware, Hyper-V, XenServer, EC2, Hardware) • File • Backup-Archive AVAILABLE In-cloud Snapshots, In-cloud Recovery, Business • Tiering Continuity, Automatic metadata backup to secure portal AFFORDABLE iSCSI Thin provisioning, Data Reduction, Data Volume Expansion, Storage as a Service API Private Cloud Storage SEAMLESS iSCSI, existing applications, Zero-Friction entry point, Bandwidth Throttling Virtual & physical servers SECURE At-rest, in-flight encryption FAST iSCSI initiators: Dynamic Caching or Replication – Data Flow Diagram • Windows Existing Storage • Linux Cache • Solaris Cache • HP-UX • VMware ESX/ESXi5 © 2011 TwinStrata, Inc
  6. 6. CloudArray® Recovery vMotion, HA, FT Recovery Offsite Recovery to the Cloud CloudArray® Metadata Compute Anywhere™ Heartbeat Environment for Business Continuity 1 2 CloudArray CloudArray CloudArray Virtual Backup Virtual Backup Backup VM VM Virtual Appliance Server Appliance Server Appliance Server CloudArray CloudArray® Virtual Metadata Appliance Hypervisor Hypervisor VMware, Hyper-V, XenServer VMware, Hyper-V, XenServer, EC2 Cloud Storage Thin Provisioned Blocks Local Local Storage Storage DAS/SAN/NAS DAS/SAN/NAS6 © 2011 TwinStrata, Inc
  7. 7. Rapid Configuration  CloudArray Portal • https://www.cloudarray.com Web Portal • License management • Alert management • Automatic “push” upgrades • Auto backup  Petabytes of cloud storage in minutes • 3-step configuration • Web-based UI and APIs Web UI7 © 2011 TwinStrata, Inc
  8. 8. Customer Success Stories  Aziende Italia • Leading ISP and web-hosting provider in Italy • Providing unlimited email and backup to Scality RING Cloud  AFGE • Reduced VMare Recovery Times by 80%  LA Unified School District • Displace traditional data storage across 15 sites • $250K+ savings in TCO8 © 2011 TwinStrata, Inc
  9. 9. Next Steps  Discuss detailed requirements and objectives  Initiate Evaluation/Proof of Concept • 30-day free evaluation of CloudArray® software – Minimum requirements: – Virtual Appliance only – (VMware V4.0 or greater, Hyper-V, XenServer v5.5 or greater, EC2), Dual 64 bit Processors, 4GB RAM, 50GB Disk Space, GigE • Online video tutorials for ease of installation • Download, install and provision petabytes of storage in less than 30 minutes • TwinStrata support to assist with application use cases, requirements, planning next steps http://www.twinstrata.com/Cloudarray_evaluation9 © 2011 TwinStrata, Inc
  10. 10. Thank YouFOR MORE INFORMATION OR FREESOFTWARE DOWNLOADhttp://www.twinstrata.com
  11. 11. Use Cases/Specs
  12. 12. CloudArray Cache for Flexible PerformanceAPPLICATIONS Database Mail Web Tiering File Backup ArchiveREQUIREMENTS High Demand Workload Less Demanding Workload 100% 60% 25% 3% Full Cache Partial Cache CloudArray® HANDLES 80% OF STORAGE NEEDS Price / TB Speed On-Premises Cloud 5% 35% 60% Price/ Capacity Return12 © 2011 TwinStrata, Inc
  13. 13. CloudArray® for Backup/Archive Backup Software Simple Off-site Backup • No API programming CloudArray VM VM Virtual VM Backup • No “rip and replace” Server Appliance • No policy changes • Automatic local and/or offsite copy Hypervisor VRanger Pro VMware, Hyper-V, XenServer, EC2 Microsoft Cluster Service Cloud Storage iSCSI Thin Provisional Blocks Tape Backup CloudArray Virtual Appliance Local 2TB Cache01 Storage Volume DAS/SAN/NAS 256GB • Tape as Primary Backup • Tape as Secondary – For Offsite Storage Return13 © 2011 TwinStrata, Inc
  14. 14. CloudArray® for Tiered Storage VM VM VM VM Benefits • Virtually unlimited capacity expansion Hypervisor • Instant off-site capacity for DR VMware, Hyper-V, XenServer, EC2 • Offload existing Tier1 storage, extending lifecycle VM VM VM VM Hypervisor CloudArray® Virtual or physical appliance Storage DRS Cloud Storage Local Storage Return DAS/SAN/NAS14 © 2011 TwinStrata, Inc
  15. 15. CloudArray® for Application Servers Application Servers Storage for any application CloudArray  Local performance Backup VM VM Virtual Server  Replication and CDP Appliance  DR Anywhere™ Hypervisor VMware, Hyper-V, XenServer, EC2 Microsoft Cluster Service Cloud Storage iSCSI Thin Provisional Blocks CloudArray Virtual Appliance Local 2TB Cache01 Storage Volume DAS/SAN/NAS 2TB “Full- Cache” Return15 © 2011 TwinStrata, Inc
  16. 16. CloudArray® for NAS/File Servers CloudArray® Virtual Appliance • Dynamic Caching Policies • NFS/CIFS • One-Button Provisioning Policies • 5TB Storage without limits • Bandwidth Control • Existing servers and security Dynamic • Multiple Storage Volumes • ZFS (Nexenta) iSCSI Cache • Encryption and Compression • zpools (pooled storage) • In Cloud Snapshots • Deduplication • Choice of Cloud Providers CloudArray Nexenta VM Virtual Server s Appliance Cloud Storage 10TB Hypervisor Volume Thin Provisional VMware, Hyper- Blocks V, XenServer, EC2 In Cloud Local Snapshots Storage Return16 © 2011 TwinStrata, Inc

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