Sohonet and RStor Partner to Offer Cloud Storage that Mitigates the Impact of Data Gravity on Production Workflows
AMSTERDAM, 12 Sept. 2019 –Sohonet, the global experts in connectivity, media services and network security for the media and entertainment industry, has introduced Filestore+, a new low-cost alternative for DR, short-term project parking and “cloud-first” workflows. FileStore+, powered by RStor will allow customers to utilize Sohonet’s FastLane direct connect services to take advantage of RStor’s global storage fabric, with high-speed replication for multi-region resiliency that is 80% cheaper than today’s market-leading options — an exciting alternative to existing storage options.
Filestore+ not only provides guaranteed connectivity direct to storage locations at lightning speeds but can be burst up and down on-demand to best match customers’ current workloads. Additionally, rapid, inter-region replication combined with zero egress fees provides new “cloud-first” workflow opportunities.
“We believe this cost-effective option will solve a critical problem facing our customers by bringing together resilient, secure high-performance storage from RStor, enabling multi-cloud workflows to change the way productions manage the impact of data gravity in their workflows,” said Sohonet CEO Chuck Parker. “That – in combination with FastLane’s unparalleled, private superhighway to the cloud – gives customers a powerful solution at an affordable price.”
“The addition of RStor technology eliminates cloud vendor lock-in, enables cloud native workflow, delivers robust security for complex projects and is cheaper better faster than alternatives,” said RStor CEO Gio Coglitore. “We know customers choose solutions from Sohonet because of the trusted history, domain expertise and support capabilities and we’re proud to be a partner.”
To find out more information on FIleStore+ please visit https://www.sohonet.com/filestore-plus/
Sohonet connects storytellers by innovating technologies and collaboration with world-class services. For more than 20 years, the fully independent Sohonet has been the leading global expert in connectivity and data management services for the media and entertainment industry. Sohonet offers a range of connectivity, data management, storage and compute solutions that enable clients to manage store and transfer valuable and critical content quickly, securely and effectively. All backed up by unrivaled technical support. The Sohonet Media Network is the largest and most established private, high-performance network for the media and entertainment industry connecting the leading studios, production and post-production facilities across the globe and providing high-speed access to established and emerging cloud platforms.
RStor was founded with the mission to aggregate and automate compute resources from private data centers, public cloud providers, and trusted supercomputing centers on a next-generation networking fabric. The RStor Multicloud Platform is an entirely new way to Secure, Connect and Orchestrate resources for Enterprise Performance Computing. Headquartered in Saratoga, CA, RStor is led by senior executives from some of the most important brands in cloud computing and enterprise technology. The founding team created Rackable, the hardware provider of choice for leading hyperscale environments, constructed the infrastructure for Facebook, and built a successful data storage company – Optical Archive Inc., acquired by Sony. RStor, is innovating on behalf of customers to deliver efficient, secure and easy to use cloud computing capabilities. For more information visit RStor.io.
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