Permabit Signs Chinese Sihua Tech

Getting Albireo Virtual Data Optimizer de-dupe, compression, thin provisioning for flash array
This is a Press Release edited by on 2015.04.06

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Permabit Technology Corporation is providing Albireo Virtual Data Optimizer (VDO) inline deduplication, compression and thin provisioning for Sihua Technologies Inc.'s Kaixiang flash storage array.

Sihua Tech is expanding its storage portfolio, based on the Neustor scale out HDD disk platform, with the introduction of the Kaixiang flash storage array. The array comes in two different versions with either SAS or nVME connected SSD storage. By incorporating Permabit's data efficiency technologies, Sihua Tech is able to offer its customers a scalable, high performing and resource-efficient inline deduplication, compression and thin provisioning. This allows Sihua Tech to provide an all flash array solution to the Chinese market.

Permabit,Sihua Tech

"The expansion of our storage portfolio with the addition of the Kaixiang flash storage array allows us to deliver high performance enterprise storage to our customers," said Yilang Sun, chairman, Sihua Tech. "We made a careful comparison of data efficiency software offerings and realized Permabit's VDO was a great fit for enhancing the capabilities of our storage products. By partnering with Permabit, we are able to provide flash storage at the most cost effective price, without sacrificing performance, allowing for broader adoption in primary storage applications."

Albireo VDO is designed to embed directly into vendor-specific data management software, allowing it to scale with the capabilities of the underlying hardware and software of Sihua Tech's flash storage array. It improves native write performance by eliminating duplicate data, and utilizes fewer hardware resources than any other data efficiency solution available today. Albireo's patented indexing technology is a resource efficient solution ensuring that performance and scalability do not come at the expense of massive amounts of RAM consumption.

"We are thrilled to be partnering with Sihua Tech," said Tom Cook, CEO, Permabit. "By embedding Albireo VDO into its all-flash storage, Sihua Tech is able to get to market quickly with must-have, industry-leading data efficiency capabilities."

Sihua Technologies Inc. and its affiliated Shanghai, China based Sihua Technologies Co., Ltd are diversified software products and services providers for the digital media and telecommunication carrier industries.  Sihua's digital media solutions are led by iCDN, an Intelligent Content Delivery Network software suite, by NeuStor, a secure, high-performance, scale-out, cloud- and virtualization-optimized storage software solutions on any hardware platform.

Sihua Technologies Inc. is headquartered in Cupertino, CA with engineering centers in China.