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Achieve unrivaled storage performance with StarWind Fractal SAN

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Host:
Max Kolomyeytsev - Director of Product Management, StarWind
Motti Beck - Sr. Director Enterprise Market Development, Mellanox

Duration: 41:35

Published: February 8, 2018

Key points of the webinar:

  • How Mellanox technologies grant ultimate networking performance
  • Getting to know StarWind Enterprise Storage Appliance (codename StarWind Fractal SAN)
  • Mellanox technologies as a networking backbone in StarWind Enterprise Storage Appliance

Building a high-performance, but cost-efficient storage is still a big challenge for the industry. In this video, Mellanox and StarWind experts discuss how their joint solution resolves this problem.

Mellanox is the leading company in developing networking dedicated technologies. In fact, they were the first to offer 25GbE connectivity. Mellanox philosophy is moving CPU workloads to the network and establishing direct links between server and client.

StarWind Enterprise Storage Appliance (codename StarWind Fractal SAN) is an innovative storage solution built in collaboration with Mellanox. It is based on the energy-efficient ARM architecture that makes the solution “green” without affecting its performance. StarWind Fractal SAN runs on top of Ceph, an open-source SDS that grants the storage ultimate resilience and scalability. Mellanox, in their turn, ensure the highest possible connectivity that grants solution’s great performance.