Tuxera, the world’s leading storage software and networking technology company, today announced that ClearSky Data is using the Tuxera Server Message Block (SMB) protocol for its on-demand primary storage service with built-in offsite backup and disaster recovery (DR). The solution is designed to support reliable and seamless data transport between network-attached storage (NAS) infrastructure and Microsoft Windows solutions.
The Tuxera SMB implementation is a proprietary solution that brings support for the Microsoft SMB protocol to the enterprise storage market. Tuxera SMB makes it possible to securely share files over a network with multiple clients simultaneously, in a Windows Active Directory environment, while ensuring high availability for storage infrastructures.
According to TechNavio, the enterprise storage market is expected to grow at the compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.41 percent from 2018 to 2022. Main drivers for growth include the rapid adoption of cloud applications and data storage.
“We are excited to announce our partnership. Working closely with ClearSky, we have launched a reliable and scalable solution that meets the requirements of an enterprise-grade storage architecture. We are pleased to be a part of ClearSky’s offering, as well as showcasing our expertise and the Tuxera SMB protocol,” says Jouni Welander, General Manager of North America of Tuxera.