Curvature and DataCore Ally to Innovate Storage Infrastructure

By CIOReview | Tuesday, September 15, 2015
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SANTA BARBARA, CA: IT infrastructure and services provider, Curvature extends association with Software-Defined-Storage (SDS) provider DataCore in a joint venture to bring innovation in storage life and economics. DataCore provides its customers with benefits from its software agility helping them better their investments on storage solutions ensuring above par storage performance acceleration improving overall application and business productivity. These jointly developed solutions, available on Curvature, takes advantage of commoditized hardware to build robust storage infrastructure and ensures delivery of unique ways for the expansion of the life of existing equipments.

“We believe Software-Defined storage will be one of the highest-impact trends changing infrastructure and operations through 2018,” speaks Jeff Zanardi, VP of Business Development, at Curvature. “We are excited to build solutions based on DataCore’s industry leading IOPS and price performance storage virtualization technologies.  This will change how companies, procure, build and manage their storage infrastructures, which will result in a disruption of the current market, especially among entrenched storage vendors.”

For the deployment of the same, organizations are facilitated with instant remodeling of their already existing server and storage equipment with the addition of DataCore’s unified software services next to Curvature’s hardware and third-party maintenance platform. Curvature enlists over a thousand of global clients relying on it to keep its critical assets working even farther from the original manufacturer's specifications, thereby reducing total cost of ownership (TCO) and increase business agility.

Steve Houck, Chief Operations Officer at DataCore approves of the partnership and explains the work-frame as he quotes, “We admire Curvature's focus on ensuring customers control the investments in equipment they already paid for in addition to providing them with new alternatives on how to lower OPEX and CAPEX purchasing costs for new gear, creating efficiencies and savings across the IT spectrum." Houck adds, “Our partnership combines our software solutions, world-class maintenance and cost-effective hardware alternatives to allow customers to keep current data storage equipment functioning long beyond expectations.”