NORTH ANDOVER, MA--(Marketwired - December 06, 2016) - Seven10, the automated data management company, today announced Storfirst 6, available for preview as a FREE, pre-licensed software download that delivers unparalleled data migration to and from NetApp ONTAP and DellEMC Centera, Atmos, ECS, and Isilon storage platforms. Available now, this new release enables users to take user data and application-based workloads and migrate them to a wide variety of storage platforms including flash, scale-out NAS, cloud, object stores or tiered storage environments using Seven10's Storfirst fully automated SmartSync™ software-driven data migration.
"The rate in which new storage platforms are being developed and marketed that offer more flexibility, scale and efficiency than ever before is compelling IT administrators to invest in technology that abstracts them from this constant changing landscape," said Bobby Moulton, CEO of Seven10. "With Storfirst 6 directly integrating into platforms as widely implemented as NetApp's ONTAP and DellEMC's Isilon, we enable users to extend these investments while clearing the path for fearless adoption of new technologies like flash, scale-out NAS, cloud and object storage. Storfirst provides IT administrators proven, highly automated migration enabling easy adoption of new technology that is both painless and non-disruptive."
To meet the new challenges posed by accelerated storage innovation and adoption, Storfirst 6 users can quickly and seamlessly migrate mission critical business content to next generation storage investments while minimizing business disruption and risk. Storfirst 6 empowers users to execute migrations, once considered by Gartner to be too complex and too risky, by automating the process with the following new features:
- API integration of leading platforms from DellEMC and NetApp allow for real-time updates of file changes that are automatically and instantaneously migrated to new storage targets, dramatically reducing cutover times.
- Automatic provisioning of existing storage resources allows users to automate the creation of destination resources, eliminating any time-consuming manual efforts.
- Scheduling feature simplifies the project by providing IT managers with an intuitive user experience where jobs can be throttled based on network utilization without having to kick off tasks manually.
- Intelligent filters provide the ultimate in configuration flexibility and savings with the ability to "spring clean" any redundant or unwanted data as your organizations moves from old storage to new.
"Evolving to smarter, faster, energy efficient, and more reliable storage platforms is inevitable in the modern data center," said Peter Godman, CEO of Qumulo. "Through the combination of Seven10 and Qumulo Core Data-Aware Scale-Out NAS, IT and systems administrators can now use Storfirst to easily migrate data from inefficient last generation NAS technologies into Qumulo's Data-Aware Scale-out NAS platforms while taking advantage of the unparalleled scalability, reliability and robustness of Qumulo Core. Together, we're ensuring that our customers' can move to generation next storage without the heartburn of traditional PS-lead data migration efforts."
Storfirst 6 is available now, with features that are specifically designed to help customers migrate to and/or from NetApp ONTAP or DellEMC Centera, Atmos, ECS, and Isilon. For a free trial please contact your Seven10 sales representative.
About Seven10 Storage Software
Seven10 is a market leading developer of automated data management software. The company's award-winning technology provides organizations a simple, unified information management system that includes data migration capabilities from existing storage arrays. With support for on-premise and cloud technologies, Seven10 helps customers protect their most essential corporate data - offering a secure, scalable, and centralized view of tiered storage. With proven success in healthcare, finance and other compliance-driven markets, Seven10's software delivers immediate access while providing the most economical choices for long-term data retention.
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