SOURCE: Rackspace Hosting

Rackspace Hosting

November 15, 2016 09:00 ET

Rackspace Announces Support for Red Hat Ceph Storage 2

SAN ANTONIO, TX--(Marketwired - November 15, 2016) - Rackspace today announced support for Red Hat Ceph Storage 2, expanding its Rackspace Private Cloud powered by Red Hat porftfolio of services. This new version from Red Hat is based on the 10.2 Jewel community version release of Ceph and addresses key stability requirements for enterprise customers.

Data storage growth is both a reality and a burden for today's enterprises. With the move to digital and data intensive workloads, enterprises are storing an increasing amount of data.

With Rackspace Private Cloud powered by Red Hat support for the Red Hat Ceph Storage 2 release, customers can gain the performance benefits of software defined storage, without taking on the burden of having to deploy, operate, monitor and troubleshoot their OpenStack or OpenStack storage environment.

This new release is the most stable version yet of Ceph and provides numerous features and benefits to enterprise users including:

  • Exabyte-level scalability
  • Open APIs
  • Security
  • Reliability and availability
  • Multi-Datacenter Support
  • Performance
  • Cost effectiveness

For more on Rackspace support for Red Hat Ceph Storage 2, check out the blog post: http://blog.rackspace.com/enabling-software-defined-storage-as-a-service-with-openstack.

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