Storage Newsletter, 8/31/15
To enhance global storage network connectivity
ClearSky Data, Inc., provider of a global storage network that manages the entire enterprise data lifecycle, announced an ecosystem partnership with Digital Realty Trust, Inc., provider of premium data centers, to improve enterprise connectivity and storage infrastructure for users worldwide.
The ClearSky solution is combining the performance and availability of local enterprise storage with the scalability and economics of the cloud. This collaboration will leverage Digital Realty's global footprint of interconnected world-class data centers to deliver a fully managed, software-defined storage solution to provide enterprises with complete access, control and manageability of data when they need it.
As a result, ClearSky Data will alleviate latency issues and reduce storage costs by more than 60% for global customers.
Today's enterprise storage treadmill is an endless cycle that demands IT professionals frequently refresh infrastructure and expand capacity. ClearSky breaks this cycle by simplifying storage management and delivering agile, on-demand access to data. It offers enterprises a new way to plug into primary storage, backup and DR infrastructure, delivered as a fully managed service from points of presence in major metro areas. Digital Realty helps ClearSky provide customers with access to their high-performance data sets when they're needed most, with enterprise availability and security.