Lenovo DX8200C Flexible Object Storage for Massive Data Growth

As data growth continues to outpace the growth of IT budgets, you need a brand new storage approach. The Lenovo Storage DX8200C powered by Cloudian appliance provides affordable, highly efficient, high-capacity storage to meet the growth of unstructured data—media images, video, backups, web content, file shares. It makes it easy to build full-featured, on-premise Amazon S3-compliant storage at a cost of pennies per GB per month. The pre-validated turnkey system, based on the Cloudian HyperStore® object-storage platform, provides petabyte-level scalability, high resiliency, geographic independence, and multi-tenancy.

Lenovo Storage DX8200C powered by Cloudian

Lenovo’s global leadership and innovation in servers includes industry-leading reliability and world-class performance for business-critical applications and cloud deployments. You can directly obtain a single point of contact for 24/7 technical assistance from Lenovo’s world-class support organization, which is rated #1 for overall x86 Server Customer Satisfaction.

The Lenovo Storage DX8200C powered by Cloudian solution is part of the Lenovo StorSelect Software Defined Storage (SDS) program, which provides quality, engineering expertise, and Lenovo’s worldwide global services. You can quickly and confidently deploy new SDS technologies using preloaded appliances with software from best-of-breed Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) on proven Lenovo systems. The StorSelect solutions enable easy expansion for scalable deployments as well as integration with existing storage infrastructure so that you can grow your SDS deployment on your own terms.

Lenovo Storage DX8200C powered by Cloudian

The Lenovo Storage DX8200C powered by Cloudian appliance is part of the award-winning Lenovo portfolio of systems. This versatile powerhouse incorporates industry-leading reliability, security, energy efficiency and world-class performance for business-critical applications and cloud deployments. Lenovo servers ranked #1 in reliability of all x86 servers for the third year in a row and #1 in overall customer satisfaction for 2014 and 2015. The DX8200C offers a flexible, scalable design and simple upgrade path to fourteen 3.5-inch hard disk drives (HDDs) for up to an impressive 112TB of storage capacity per node.

Lenovo XClarity provides centralized management including automated discovery, inventory tracking, real-time monitoring, configuration, fault detection and alert handling.

For easy network expansion and flexibility the server’s onboard Ethernet solution provides two standard embedded Gigabit Ethernet ports and two 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports without occupying PCIe slots. The appliance also incorporates smart-energy features for data center savings, including 80 PLUS® Titanium power supplies for up to 96 percent efficiency and TruDDR4 Memory using 45 percent less energy than DDR3 memory.

Lenovo systems accelerate performance across virtualized, transactional databases, high performance computing, and high frequency trading applications. Combined with the powerful Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v4 product family, the Lenovo system offers outstanding workload density, designed to lower the total cost of ownership (TCO) per virtual machine.

Cloudian HyperStore

Cloudian provides enterprise-grade storage solutions for on premise, private and hybrid clouds. Cloudian’s flagship product, HyperStore, is the only S3-compatible storage platform that enables scalable, secure and cost-effective object storage solutions for hybrid clouds. It delivers multi-data center storage with no constraints on data size; unlimited scale; optional, fully automated data tiering to any S3 cloud; and support for all S3 ecosystem applications (1000+ and growing)—all behind your firewall. HyperStore ensures seamless S3 integration with every available AWS/S3 application. Gone are islands of data with limited capacity and accessibility.

With guaranteed S3 compatibility, HyperStore’s peer-to-peer architecture allows almost endless scaling. Scale from as few as three servers to many hundreds of servers, across data centers and geographic regions. The system is designed for always-on data storage with protection using Erasure Coding and Replication. It is secured with encryption, certificate-based access controls, and multi-tenancy controls.

Enterprise Use Cases

Data powers many of today’s most innovative businesses, and the Lenovo DX8200C powered by Cloudian provides an affordable, highly efficient and durable storage platform to meet the growth of unstructured data.

Target use cases for the Lenovo Storage DX8200C powered by Cloudian solution include:

  • Backup and Store
  • Long Term Archiving
  • File Sync and Share
  • Remote Office File Storage
  • Secondary Storage for Openstack & CloudStack

Features

  • Secure data storage with Replication and Erasure Coding
  • Fully automate node addition and removal
  • Perform non-disruptive rolling upgrades
  • Automate failure avoidance with Dynamic Object Routing
  • Achieve simple disaster recovery with Cross Region Replication
  • Automatically identify hot spot issues with Visual Storage Analytics
  • Run confidently on proven Lenovo Systems, rated #1 in reliability
  • Leverage massive capacity (up to 112TB) to run storage-hungry workloads
  • Maximize performance with Intel® Xeon® processors E5-2600 v4 series.
  • Save energy costs with smart energy-efficient features, including 80 PLUS® Titanium power supplies, active/standby power supply modes, and TruDDR4 Memory
  • Take advantage of turnkey solution with single contact worldwide support

How can we help?

As a fully accredited Lenovo partner we can provide support, configuration advice and evaluation systems for you to test in your environment.  If you would like to know more please phone us on 0207 193 5760 or complete our online form.

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