SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Elastifile, the enterprise hybrid cloud data management company, today announced it has been included in the list of "Cool Vendors" in the Cool Vendors in Storage Technologies, 2017 report by Gartner, Inc.
"We appreciate being included in this amazing group. For us, being "cool" is about making a difference, helping our customers to free their data and free their business. We've set out to unlock the true potential of dynamic hybrid cloud workflows," said Andy Fenselau, Elastifile's VP of Marketing. "Gartner has the most trusted and respected expertise in the industry, and its insights help many enterprise customers accelerate their Hybrid IT journey."
Elastifile delivers hyperscale efficiency to enterprises and cloud service providers via a software-only, flash-native storage and data management solution. The Elastifile Cloud File System, a core component of Elastifile's software solution, frees data from traditional storage silos by delivering consistent scale-out performance across a single global namespace spanning on-premises sites and clouds. Elastifile CloudConnect integrates unique data transfer and object tiering capabilities, and supports file-level "check-in and check-out" to dynamically manage active and inactive data. Elastifile also elastically scales performance and capacity as server nodes and/or SSDs are added, enabling efficient consolidation of any mix of workloads.
Gartner "Cool Vendors in Storage Technologies, 2017" was authored by analysts Dave Russell, Arun Chandrasekaran, Julia Palmer, Raj Bala, Alan Dayley, Pushan Rinnen, and Garth Landers (May 12, 2017).
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Elastifile is redefining the way data is stored and managed, enabling seamless deployment of private and hybrid cloud solutions. With enterprises and service providers increasingly looking to support both on-premises and cloud workflows, Elastifile uniquely delivers this data management to application, analytics, and infrastructure teams as the single global namespace of a distributed file and object system. This elastic, scale-out, software-only BYOH (bring-your-own-hardware) solution delivers all the advantages of public IaaS to the data center and uncompromised enterprise data services and SLAs in the cloud.
Elastifile was founded in 2013 and is backed by seven market leaders from across the cloud, data center and storage industries, Battery Ventures, and Lightspeed Venture Partners. Elastifile's founders and leadership team includes a powerful mix of experience across enterprise storage, virtualization, applications, and flash to help transform its customers' hybrid cloud workflows.
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