In this presentation, Skip Levens from Quantum describes the company StorNext5 family of Appliances and Quantum Lattus Object Storage for Big Data management.
"For customers who need to retain and access hundreds of terabytes of unstructured data, Quantum Lattus Object Storage is a self-healing, self-protecting private cloud solution that enables more efficient primary storage usage, delivers extreme archive data resiliency and protection, and offers low latency disk access to archive data. Compared to RAID or tape storage, Lattus Object Storage provides the most effective solution on a cost/performance basis for active access, retention and protection of unstructured data in large archive environments."
Learn more: http://www.quantum.com/products/bigdatamanagement/index.aspx
Watch the video presentation: http://inside-bigdata.com/2013/12/12/introducing-stornext5-appliances/