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2009 Product Innovations


Zetta Enterprise Cloud Storage

Hardware, Software or Service: Service

Launched: October 2009 (New)

What it does? Zetta Enterprise Cloud service is changing the way enterprise storage users are buying managing and protecting storage. Zetta brings on-demand storage to the enterprise IT buyer by combining the features of enterprise-class on-premise NAS with the business benefits of storage-as-a-service, reducing costs by as much as 5-10 times over storage ownership costs. Unlike object-oriented cloud storage services Zetta presents itself as a fully featured NAS system with common protocol access, full data protection, encryption at rest, snapshots, and more, all without any on-premise software or appliances to install, manage, support or fail.

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What makes it Innovative? Zetta's technology has been designed from the ground up to deliver enterprise-class availability, transparent access, and flexible dynamic scaling. Significant innovations include: RAIN-6 N+3 for multi-node data protection; Hashing at multiple layers to detect silent data corruption and unauthorized data changes; Strong consistency ensuring that reads always get the most current accurate data; Native protocol support including CIFS, NFS, FTP, WEBDAV, and others; Distributed architecture enabling dynamic scale-out for space and performance and greatly increased fault-tolerance of the overall system; SLA guarantees for performance and availability, leveraging the high degree of parallelism available in our distributed infrastructure; At-rest encryption of all data using a full public key infrastructure with unique keys for each volume that are protected with government-grade FIPS 140-2 certified hardware security modules.

Targeted Users: Medium to enterprise IT organizations with one to hundreds of TBs of unstructured file data to store, protect, and manage. Customers include manufacturing, financial services, technology, social media, energy, education, business services, media and entertainment, and transportation. Applications include primary file serving, active archive, storage bursting, data warehousing, HSM/storage roll-off, business continuity and compliance.

Satisfied Customers: Yes, vendor claims satisfied customers.

Company: Zetta
1362 Borregas Avenue,
Sunnyvale CA 94089 USA

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