Press Release

Solix Announces S3 Storage Solutions

Low cost, bulk data storage solution leads transformation to the data-driven enterprise for public and private cloud deployments.

Santa Clara, Calif. July 19, 2017 – Solix Technologies, Inc. (www.solix.com), a leading big data application provider for empowering data-driven enterprises, announced API support for Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Service), a web service available from Amazon Web Services and also for private cloud deployments. The new S3 storage solutions are supported on Solix Big Data Suite 2.3, as part of a new software update.

Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Service) is a scalable, cloud-based object storage system that simplifies enterprise data management, by storing data and its associated metadata as objects in user-defined containers (buckets). Buckets can be configured to meet a variety of purposes, including enterprise archiving, data lake, application retirement, and security and compliance requirements.

S3 provides low cost bulk data storage on commodity hardware and is an ideal infrastructure choice for enterprise archiving, data lake and unstructured data applications. The highly reliable file system features 99.999999999% uptime and near linear scalability in very large environments. Apache Hadoop file systems may be hosted on S3 enabling access to Apache Spark and MapReduce.

“Customers can take advantage of both block and object data store capabilities through a simple unified interface to meet performance, cost and data tiering objectives,” said Kishore Gadiraju, VP of Products at Solix.

Gartner stated in its 27 March 2017 Survey Analysis: Information Infrastructure Needs to Balance Cost Optimization and Analytics report, “In support of emerging data management challenges, data and analytics leaders responsible for modernizing information infrastructure must use cloud deployments as an option to balance out cost optimization requirements.”

Key benefits of Solix Big Data Suite include:

  • Enterprise archiving and data lake
  • Advanced analytics
  • Unstructured data storage
  • Improved application performance
  • Reduced maintenance and storage costs
  • Mask and protect sensitive test data
  • Manage database subsets and clones
  • Decommission legacy applications
  • Improved data governance and policy driven compliance

To learn more about Solix Big Data Suite, click here.

About Solix Technologies

Solix Technologies, Inc., is a leading big data application provider that empowers data-driven enterprises with optimized infrastructure, data security and advanced analytics by achieving Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) goals. Solix Big Data Suite offers an ILM framework for Enterprise Archiving and Enterprise Data Lake applications with Apache Hadoop as an enterprise data repository. The Solix Enterprise Data Management Suite (Solix EDMS) enables organizations to implement Database Archiving, Test Data Management (Data Subsetting), Data Masking and Application Retirement across all enterprise data. Solix Technologies, Inc. is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and operates worldwide through an established network of value added resellers (VARs) and systems integrators. To learn more, please visit http://www.solix.com

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