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Huawei Launched a New Hybrid Cloud Storage Solution, Accelerating Migration of Enterprises' Applications to Cloud

2017/09/22 12:00:00 AM Author: Source:
[Shanghai China, September 22, 2017] At HUAWEI CONNECT 2017, Huawei launched a new hybrid cloud storage solution that integrates Huawei FusionStorage distributed storage system and Veritas Access software-defined storage offering. Combined, this new hybrid cloud storage solution provides customers with file object data connect, cloud data portability, online data migration and scale out capabilities to achieve elasticity and resilience for volumes of massive unstructured data. This will help organizations optimize storage and accelerate the smooth migration of business applications and workloads to the cloud.

Representatives from Huawei (left) and Veritas (right) at the Launch Ceremony

The new hybrid cloud storage solution uses Huawei FusionStorage distributed storage system, providing an EB level object storage pool and enabling unified storage management to unstructured data. Integrated with Veritas Access multi-network protocol access capabilities, the solution achieves file and object data two-way read and write access that meets data storage sharing demands between traditional and emerging applications in a transitional process, This helps customers break silos, gain visibility and retrieve data easily.

Also, this solution supports undisruptive on-demand business data workloads, providing local gateway caching, FusionStorage and S3-based remote public clouds. It also supports three-tiered storage capabilities, as well as automatic storage tiering of hot, warm, and cold data, which helps customers achieve a reasonable balance in data storage and smooth business migration to the cloud.

In addition, the solution can seamlessly integrate with 3rd party storage resources, support smooth migration of business from legacy storage to new storage systems. Customers can optimize their investments in IT. This solution is applicable to the finance sector, telecommunication service providers, healthcare, and manufacturing where unstructured data is growing exponentially, making storage, backup and archiving critical.

"Since the launch of the first distributed storage in 2009, Huawei’s distributed storage has been used by more than 1,000 industry customers globally," said Meng Guangbin, President of IT Storage Product Line, Huawei, "Huawei is the sole vendor that posses enterprise storage, private cloud storage and public cloud storage service capabilities. We provide hybrid cloud storage solutions across storage pools by consolidating multi platforms. Huawei is also the first to support enterprises to migrate critical business to cloud with zero modification and enables enterprises to deploy service more flexibly and transparently and accelerate cloud transformation. This hybrid cloud storage solution integrated with Veritas Access will help bring higher performance and reduced cost while simplifying the migration of customer data and applications to cloud. We hope by working with multi-cloud vendor Veritas and other partners, we’ll be able to build a more complete hybrid cloud storage ecosystem, benefiting customers going through cloud transformation."

"Enterprises are on a constant look-out for technology innovations to fast track their cloud adoption," said Chen Yang, president of the Greater China Region, Veritas. "As a multi-cloud data management leader, Veritas enables businesses of all sizes, including 86% of the Fortune 500, to accelerate their multi-cloud strategy and successfully migrate their workloads, whether on-premises, off-premises or in the cloud with resulting application performance, cost effectiveness and scalability gains.We look forward to working with major cloud service providers including Huawei, to deliver innovative solutions to transform customers’ data management challenges into a performance advantage."

So far, 197 companies on the Fortune Global 500 list and 45 companies in the Fortune Global 100 list have chosen Huawei as their digital transformation partner.

HUAWEI CONNECT 2017, Huawei's flagship event for the global ICT industry, is held at the Shanghai New International Exhibition Centre from September 5 to 7. The theme is Grow with the Cloud. Huawei will be exploring how to realize new growth through digital transformation together with its customers and partners at this global platform for open collaboration. For more information, please visit