SmartX HCI
Full stack HCI for both virtualized and containerized apps in production.
Embrace HCI to save up to 50% on costs with proven reliability, ease of deployment and management, unrivaled scalability, and desirable cost-performance.
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Why SmartX HCI
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Full-Stack HCI
HCI Software
SMTX OS is SmartX HCI’s core software with built-in distributed block storage and native hypervisor. Hypervisors from VMware and Citrix are also supported.
HCI Appliance
SMTX Halo HCI Appliances are based on dual-socket or quad-socket mainstream servers with built-in SMTX OS, providing users with out-of-the-box all-in-one product delivery.
Container Management and Service
SMTX Kubernetes Service provides native Kubernetes management on SmartX HCI. It helps IT operations teams easily deploy and manage production-ready Kubernetes clusters, and build an infrastructure that can support both virtualized and containerized apps.
Data Protection and Disaster Recovery
SMTX Backup & DR provides native backup and disaster recovery for SmartX HCI. With simple operations, it provides enterprise-grade data protection and disaster recovery capabilities for workloads running on HCI.
Software-Defined Network and Security
Everoute provides software-defined network and security capabilities for SmartX HCI. It offers functionalities such as the distributed firewall, load balancer, and container network, and supports both virtualized and containerized apps, forming a unified network and security solution managed with SmartX HCI.
Management Platform
CloudTower is the management platform for SmartX HCI. It offers all-rounded, simple-to-use management functions, user-friendly graphical interfaces (GUIs), and integrated interfaces for managing 100+ hyperconverged clusters across multiple datacenters or locations. It supports the search, screening, and location of all managed resources.
Video
Introducing SmartX HCI in 360 Seconds
Do you find legacy infrastructure difficult to operate and maintain, requiring a lot of space and a significant initial investment? Explore how SmartX HCI and its 4 critical capabilities can address these issues.
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SmartX Hyperconverged Infrastructure
A product brief of SmartX Hyperconverged Infrastructure.
Why SmartX HCI?
Full-Stack Capabilities. One platform offering compute, storage, network and security, data recovery, unified management, and more capabilities, for both virtualized and containerized apps.
Support Mission-Critical Applications. High reliability and availability were proven in production environments across financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, and other industries.
Freedom of Choice. Choose from multiple supported hypervisors, CPUs, and servers. Deploy and scale according to any business change.
Lower Costs. At least 50% cost reduction due to a free hypervisor and reduced/reused hardware.
Our full stack HCI has received recognitions from Gartner, IDC, Forrester, and GigaOm.
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Easily Build Modern Infrastructure with SmartX HCI

EASY Planning
  • Start from 3 nodes and on-demand investment

  • Reduce budget and risk

EASY Configuration
  • Choice of hypervisor (VMware or SmartX ELF)

  • Compatible heterogenous servers / existing in-house environment

  • Rich functions (e.g. virtualization, storage, network & security, management, active-active, asynchronous replication)

EASY Deployment
  • Complete installation and configuration within 2 hours

  • Resources go online within 1 day

  • Save more than 50% rack space

EASY Operation
  • Battle-tested stability in FSI production environment

  • End-to-end optimization drives ultimate performance

  • Large amount of cases to guarantee “production-readiness”

EASY O&M1
  • “0” service disruption during scale-out and software and hardware upgrades

  • “0“ manual operation in automatic data recovery and data rebalance after scaleout

  • “1” click in resource utilization, log collection, and other operations

  • “1” interface to manage multiple clusters and datacenters

Deployment

Options

1

Form of Delivery

2

Hypervisor

3

Management Platform

Pure software

Widely compatible with mainstream servers.

Flexible support for heterogeneous clusters.

The delivered product is the HCI software SMTX OS.

All-in-one appliance with pre-loaded SMTX OS

The overall service of both software and hardware makes the operations & maintenance easy and simple, by providing a complete, unified management.

The delivered product is the Halo Appliance.

Choose a suitable hardware platform to build a hyper-converged system?

Download the hardware compatibility list.

SmartX's Native Hypervisor ELF

You can have production-level virtualization capabilities

without extra fees.

The delivered product is the HCI software SMTX OS or Halo Appliance, without needing additional virtualization software.

VMware vSphere

Continue to use the complete ecosystem of VMware virtualization, while still enjoying the advantages of SmartX hyper-convergence.

The delivered product is SMTX OS or Halo Appliance, and users need to purchase additional VMware virtualization products.

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CloudTower is a unified management software for SmartX infrastructure and a required product component of the SmartX hyper-converged system.

Learn about CloudTower

Deployment Architecture

SmartX 原生虚拟化方案
VMware vSphere 方案

Optimized Experience

Follow our interactive online tutorials and experience the simplicity and convenience from installation to operation brought by SmartX HCI.

Use SMTX Migration Tool and SMTX CloudMove to easily migrate virtual machines or physical machines from VMware vSphere or cloud hosts to ELF virtualization platform.

Experience the fully automatic and non-disruptive upgrades. SmartX HCI helps you achieve 1-click software upgrades and dynamic hardware upgrades with zero downtime.

Resources
Document
SmartX Hyperconverged Infrastructure
A product brief of SmartX Hyperconverged Infrastructure.
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Document
SMTX OS Release Notes
Check out what we have upgraded in this version.
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SMTX OS Administration Guide
Features and technical details about SMTX OS.
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Video
Introducing SmartX HCI in 360 Seconds
Do you find legacy infrastructure difficult to operate and maintain, requiring a lot of space and a significant initial investment? Explore how SmartX HCI and its 4 critical capabilities can address these issues.
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