Software giant Microsoft has bought hybrid cloud storage firm Avere Systems, to improve their hybrid cloud, Microsoft Azure
The Pittsburgh-based hybrid cloud storage firm Avere Systems provides NFS and SMB file storage for both Linux and windows customers.
Ronald Bianchini Jr., president and CEO of Avere Systems, said, Avere’s cloud solutions provide low-latency data access to datacenter storage resources, remote offices and the public cloud.
This partnership strengthens the use of Microsoft hybrid cloud, Azure. It allows cloud customers to run the most complex high-performance workloads in Azure.
Storage firm Avere systems launches a flagship FXT Edge filer appliance
Recently, Avere launches a flagship FXT Edge filer appliance (FXT 5850). It enables organizations to scale their NAS (network-attached storage) operations to the cloud and unite administration.
The two companies allowing thousands of Azure HPC workloads in previous partnership by using FXT Edge filers in the cloud. Customers can take advantage of Azure’s monstrous framework in a matter of minutes, allowing relocation free cloud handling of on-premises information with close to zero inactivity.
By bringing together Avere’s storage expertise with the power of Microsoft’s cloud, customers will benefit from industry-leading innovations that enable the largest, most complex high-performance workloads to run in Microsoft Azure, said, Jason Zander, corporate vice president of Microsoft Azure.
Avere Systems also serves several top companies across various industries, including Sony Pictures Imageworks, Mac Guff, the Library of Congress, John Hopkins University, and automatic test equipment (ATE) company Teradyne.
While, Microsoft expects that the deal to be finalized soon. As of now, Avere Systems tallies both Amazon Web Services and Google’s Cloud Platform as cloud accomplices, yet not Microsoft.