SmartX has announced the addition of a new Network and Security component to its hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI). With micro-segmentation at its core, the new component aims to help customers secure east-west traffic in various virtualization scenarios, enhance network security inside data centers, and build “zero trust” enterprise cloud infrastructure.
GigaOm, a leading analyst firm, has released the latest GigaOm Radar for Hyperconverged Infrastructures: Enterprise Deployments report, covering 8 different global vendors, in which SmartX is the only China-based vendor, named a “Fast Mover” with focus on feature and innovation.
Gartner has released its first “Competitive Landscape: Chinese Infrastructure Software-defined Storage Vendors”. A total of 9 major local vendors competing in the Chinese iSDS market were covered in the report, including SmartX, Huawei, H3C, and Inspur, etc. The market competing capabilities of 4 pure-play iSDS vendors (incl. SmartX) were analyzed in detail.
SmartX is aware of the recently disclosed security issue relating to the open-source Apache Log4j. We are actively monitoring this issue, and so far we’ve confirmed that the HCI software SMTX OS and the distributed storage software SMTX ZBS are not affected.
SmartX has released the newest version of SMTX ZBS (version 5.0), an upgrade of its leading distributed block storage product specifically designed and developed for production environments.
SmartX and Alauda recently announced that the compatibility certification has been achieved for the persistent storage solution for containers. According to a test result, SmartX’s cloud native storage product IOMesh is fully compatible with Alauda Container Platform (ACP) V3.4.1.
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October 13, 2021, LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Today at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America, CNCF announced that SmartX has joined as a silver member to continuously contribute to the development of cloud native technologies. With our leading cloud native storage product IOMesh as a foundation, SmartX will accelerate the development of a series of technologies including containers as well as cloud native storage and network.
BEIJING, China, Sep. 29, 2021 – IOMesh by SmartX, a cloud-native storage product specifically designed and developed for Kubernetes, announced today it has achieved Red Hat OpenShift certification, and is officially available on Red Hat Ecosystem Catalog.
Preview version of IOMesh, a cloud-native storage product specifically designed and developed for Kubernetes, was released today. Committed to accelerating the containerization journey of stateful applications such as databases, IOMesh possesses cloud-native characteristics including containerized deployment, automatic operation, declarative APIs, and demonstrates excellent performance: in TPC-C MySQL test under the same hardware conditions and test parameters, IOMesh achieved TPS 2.81 times that of Portworx.
SmartX releases the newest version of SMTX ZBS (v5.0.0), an upgrade of its leading distributed block storage product. With significantly enriched functionality and improved performance, SMTX ZBS provides more stable, performant, and reliable storage services for third-party computing platforms, helping enterprises to build a strong IT infrastructure to support mission-critical applications.
What’s New: According to IDC’s “2020Q4 China SDS and HCI Market Overview”, China HCI SW Market reached a 51.8% YoY growth in 2020, with a total market scope of US $345.5M. Financial vertical market reached 62.2% YoY growth, in which SmartX was ranked No.1 with 17.2% market share, exceeding competitors including Huawei, Sangfor, Dell, etc.
Recently, the editors of TechTarget’s Storage Magazine & SearchStorage.com selected the finalists of the annual Products of the Year Awards for 2020, and SmartX Halo P series appliance was recognized as a finalist in Hyper-converged & Composable Infrastructure.
Leading hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) provider SmartX announced its latest high-performance, low-latency HCI solution and SmartX Halo P series appliance built with SmartX’s core software SMTX OS and Intel® Optane™ persistent memory (PMEM). For the first time in the industry, SmartX has…
Leading Hyper-Converged Infrastructure provider SmartX announced that it has been included in Forrester’s recently released report Now Tech: Hyperconverged Infrastructure, Q2 2020.
Recently, leading HyperConverged Infrastructure (HCI) and distributed block storage solution provider SmartX has been recognized by Gartner as one of the most distinctive companies to drive the digital infrastructure revolution in its latest report “Competitive Landscape: Hyperconverged Infrastructure, China”. The report highlights two competitive edges that differentiate SmartX from industry peers, which are “full control of its core technologies” and “production readiness”.
Famous noodle chain store Jiumaojiu has chosen SmartX Hyper Converged Infrastructure (HCI) to migrate and expand its existing infrastructure to power its business expansion across 140+ chain restaurants in 7 cities in China.
Wanjiale, a household name of central water heaters in China, has leveraged SmartX Hyper Converged Infrastructure (HCI) to build a modernized IT infrastructure to be fully geared for smart manufacturing and e-retail, as the digital transformation gains momentum.
SmartX announced that the Container Storage Interface (CSI) driver of its distributed storage platform SMTX ZBS has been added on Kubernetes CSI production drivers list so as to integrate block storage system with Kubernetes containerized environment. Enterprise users can not only leverage SMTX ZBS to build private cloud and hyper-converged infrastructure system, but also introduce persistent storage into stateful applications on Kubernetes.
A recent joint lab testing by SmartX and Intel finds out that SMTX OS, core software of SmartX, combined with Intel 2nd Gen Xeon Scalable Processors and Intel Optane SSD DC P4800X can create a hyperconverged infrastructure that produces significant system performance gains and reduces the latency for low IO queue depth, mission-critical workloads such as Oracle Database.
China’s leading IoT and intelligent interface products and services provider BOE Technology announced that it has built the next-generation desktop cloud platform with SmartX’s Hyper Converged Infrastructure (HCI) Solution for agile, high-performance, scalable and easy-to-maintain infrastructure architecture.
Leading Hyper Converged Infrastructure (HCI) provider SmartX announces that it partners with Rancher Labs to launch a joint solution which delivers production-proven distributed block storage and HCI platform for container architecture, at The 3rd Enterprise Container Innovation Conference (abbreviated as “ECIC”) held by Rancher Labs.
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