ActiveScale object store solutions adds to a growing list of Quantum offerings on the Veeam Ready roster, and its qualification extends its role in storing and managing unstructured data in the enterprise using a software-defined approach.
In March 2020 Quantum acquired the ActiveScale solution, a software-defined object store that provides massive scale and the highest levels of data durability. The! software is simple to deploy and manage, offering a reliable solution for long term retention of backup data. Designed as a self-healing, scalable object storage system, ActiveScale software provides a data-forever storage infrastructure.
Veeam Ready program provides a solution qualification process to ensure its Veeam Technology Alliance Program (TAP) partners meet Veeam functional and performance standards. By attaining Veeam Ready status, customers are assured that storage solutions are compatible with Veeam Backup & Replication features.
Building Momentum in Active Archive
The acquisition of ActiveScale object storage, combined with tape platforms, elevates Quantum’s participation in the archive community and strengthens the company’s focus and participation in customers’ active archive infrastructure. The Active Archive Alliance announced July 20 that Quantum has joined the organization, which collaboratively provides end-users with the technical expertise to design and implement modern solutions to manage large unstructured data growth for decades. The firm joins a growing number of storage and IT vendors that work together to elevate new active archiving strategies, technologies and use cases to unlock the value of archival data.
“Quantum is a long-standing Veeam Ready technology partner, and the ActiveScale software is a welcome addition to our roster of qualified solutions,” said Andreas Neufert, VP product management, alliances, Veeam. “With the qualification of ActiveScale object storage as Veeam Ready, Quantum demonstrates they can provide highly efficient archive capabilities for our joint customers. The collaboration between Veeam and Quantum empowers customers to extract the most value from their private cloud investments.“
“Acquiring ActiveScale object store solutions has been an important step in our growth strategy and is a natural fit with our software-defined approach to managing and storing unstructured data,” said Bruno Hald, VP and GM, secondary storage, Quantum. “Qualification with Veeam further demonstrates our commitment to expanding the value of ActiveScale object storage for our customers.“