Kaminario Powers the Private Cloud with Support for OpenStackLeading All-flash Storage Provider Integrates with OpenStack to Deliver Most Scalable, Cost Effective and Reliable Storage Array

NEEDHAM, Mass., Oct. 24, 2016 – Kaminario, a leading all-flash storage company, today announced expanded integration for OpenStack®, the most widely deployed open-source software for building clouds. The integration allows customers to fully leverage Kaminario K2 all-flash storage array using OpenStack Cinder to build highly scalable storage infrastructure that delivers the performance and cost efficiency to support today’s on-demand applications. As a result, customers looking to adopt an open-source platform can leverage the industry’s most agile all-flash storage platform to support dynamic cloud environments, while reducing costs and increasing overall efficiency.

“As the private cloud market continues to grow in complexity, IT organizations are looking for flexible and efficient solutions to manage their IT systems,” said Shachar Fienblit, CTO, Kaminario. “This Cinder driver will provide enterprises looking for a standard platform for private cloud deployments to better manage Kaminario K2 and optimize workloads, reduces costs and ease customer storage pain points.”

“Our User Survey consistently shows that OpenStack users are interested in operational efficiency,” said Mark Collier, COO of the OpenStack Foundation. “Kaminario is focused on addressing this through flash storage, and we are excited about the contributions they can make to our community.”

Key benefits of Kaminario’s support for OpenStack include:

  • Scalability: Scale-up and scale-out architecture that complements the flexibility and agility of the private cloud environment
  • Data Reduction: Increase cost savings with Kaminario’s inline data reduction features, including compression and deduplication
  • Assurances: Gain business assurances through Kaminario K-Assured™ program, aimed to address common purchasing concerns around cost, performance, availability and scalability.

For more information on this integration, visit here: http://info.kaminario.com/hubfs/OpenStack_Datasheet_DOC1600041_00.pdf.

About Kaminario

Kaminario, the leading all-flash storage company, is redefining the future of modern datacenters. Its unique solution enables organizations to succeed in today’s on-demand world and prepares them to seamlessly handle tomorrow’s innovations. Only Kaminario K2 all-flash array delivers the agility, scalability, performance and economics a datacenter requires to deal with today’s cloud-first, dynamic world and provide real-time data access — anywhere, anytime. Hundreds of customers rely on Kaminario K2 to power their mission critical applications and safeguard their digital ecosystem. Headquartered in Needham, MA, Kaminario works with an extensive network of resellers and distributors, globally. For more information, please visit www.kaminario.com.

About OpenStack

OpenStack® is the most widely deployed open source software for building clouds. Enterprises use OpenStack to support rapid deployment of new products, reduce costs and improve internal systems. Service providers use OpenStack to give customers reliable, easily accessible cloud infrastructure resources, supporting technologies including platforms and containers. Approximately 650 companies and 63,000 individuals across more than 180 countries are supporters of the project.