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    Answers to common questions about Coraid EtherDrive SAN storage.

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Case Study

Purity IT AS: Coraid Delivers Operational Simplicity at Scale

Purity IT AS, a prominent Norwegian storage systems integrator specializing in storage, backup, disaster recovery (DR) and cloud storage, selected Coraid EtherDrive to power its SkyBackup service.

Case Study

Clearview: Coraid Brings ROI , Flexibility, and Value to Cloud Services

Clearview, a managed service provider, wanted a new, modular storage platform that could deliver services simply, flexibly, and cost-effectively so that they could pass those benefits—and ROI—on to their customers.

Case Study

Rackforce: Coraid Enables Dynamic Cloud Services

With Coraid, RackForce built a single, multi-petabyte hybrid storage platform for everything from archival storage to high-transaction workloads to multinational enterprise customers.

Data Sheet

Coraid EtherDrive Data Storage Platform

Coraid EtherDrive is an all-in-one platform for file and block storage and management, providing a modular architecture that fits a variety of workloads, and scales capacity and performance when you need it. Products in the EtherDrive family include the SRX, ZX, and EX appliances.

Data Sheet

Coraid EtherCloud Storage Management Platform

Coraid EtherCloud is a scalable storage management and performance monitoring solution for the Coraid EtherDrive platform, enabling cloud architects to deploy and manage petabytes of scale-out storage with ease.

Case Study

Zettagrid: Coraid Stops the Upgrade Rip-and-Replace Madness

Coraid delivered scale-out architecture with the flexibility and manageability needed to support cloud services, and enable Zettagrid to empower their own enterprise customers with enhanced user controls.

Corporate Info,
Video

Coraid Overview Video

A 90-second introduction to Coraid scale-out Ethernet storage solutions.

Video

OpenStack Summit Presentation: Coraid Customer Shutterstock on Cloud Building

Chris Fischer, VP of Technology Operations at Shutterstock discusses their approach to cloud building, and how Coraid's open storage architecture is a key component of their success.

Case Study

Xentrall: Coraid Accelerates Backup and Saves Customer More than £100K

Within 30 days of deployment, Coraid's flexible storage platform freed up 120TB of space, increased daily backup throughput from 195GB per hour to up to 7TB per hour, and saved more than £100K in expanded storage costs for Xentrall, a UK public sector partnership.

White Paper

Coraid and CommVault Reference Architecture: Raising the Bar for Data Management*

Learn how the Coraid and CommVault joint-tested solution can help you meet the changing regulatory demands of storing data as well as the strain that the growing volume of data is placing on backup and archiving.

Case Study

DLA: Coraid Powers Largest VOD Network in Latin America

Coraid provided a highly-scalable multi-petabyte storage environment that services a mixed workload of content ingest, transcoding, editing and transfer onto CDN – with reliability, performance, and ROI unmatched by any other storage platform.

Corporate Info

Coraid Corporate Overview

An at-a-glance profile of Coraid

Webinar On-Demand

Taming Data Protection at Scale with CommVault and Coraid*

In this webinar, Coraid and CommVault Product Management leaders discuss how our products can help you tackle your big data needs within your ever-shrinking backup windows.

Case Study,
Video

Customer Story: Shutterstock

Chris Fischer, Director of Web & IT Operations at Shutterstock, discusses how Coraid solutions take away the mystery of what’s happening with the storage of the company’s massive collection of of images and video clips.

Webinar On-Demand

Software-Define This! – Decoding What Software-Defined X Means to You*

An informative perspective on Software-Defined everything. At the end of the session, you will be able to sort the hype from the honest truth. You will also be well-prepared for your next cocktail party or Twitter chat!

Case Study,
Video

Customer Story: RackForce Networks

Tim Dufour, President & CEO of Rackforce Networks, discusses how Coraid solutions provide the ultimate in flexibility and performance for this multi-service, multi-tenant ICT service provider.

Case Study,
Video

Customer Story: Legg Mason Capital Management

James Hancock, Director of Infrastructure Technology at Legg Mason Capital Management, discusses how Coraid provides a simple, cost-effective, enterprise-class solution that meets the company's high performance and uptime demands.

Video

Enterprise-Class Features and Performance for Cloud Storage

Kevin Brown of Coraid interviewed at Cloud Expo East 2013 by Jeremy Geelan of SYS-CON.tv.

Case Study

Emerson College: Coraid Scale-Out EtherDrive Powers Data-Intensive Workload

Coraid enabled Emerson College to reduce the cost of its storage upgrade by 50%, while creating a platform that can easily scale in step with its immediate needs and future cloud vision.

Video

The Fifth Wave – How are Cloud Computing and Big Data Transforming IT?

Kevin Brown of Coraid joins executives from IBM, Rackspace, and AppZero in a Cloud Expo 2013 Power Panel discussion with Conference Chair Jeremy Geelan.

Video

High-Performance, High-Scale Storage with Cloud Flexibility

Kevin Brown of Coraid interviewed at Cloud Expo East 2013 by LNJ Media.

Case Study

365 Media: Coraid Ethernet Storage Supports Scalable Broadcast Playout and VOD

Coraid provided Iceland’s largest multi-platform broadcaster with a highly-scalable storage platform at less than half the cost of comparable solutions, while delivering uncompromising performance and reliability to serve traditional over-the-air and IP-based subscribers.

Case Study

Limerick Institute of Technology: Coraid Delivers Highly Scalable Ethernet Storage

By turning to Coraid, Limerick Institute of Technology was able to reduce the cost of its storage upgrade by 60% while creating a platform that can easily scale in step with its immediate needs and longer-term cloud vision.

Webinar On-Demand

Protecting Petabytes: Backup Design for Big Data*

If you’re dealing with backing up big data and scale-out virtualized computing, this webinar is for you.

Analyst Report

Gartner Magic Quadrant Report for General-Purpose Disk Arrays*

Coraid positioned as a Visionary in the Gartner Magic Quadrant report for General-Purpose Disk Arrays 2013

Case Study

Siemens MR Magnet Technology: Coraid Ethernet Storage Delivers Reliable Business Continuity

With its legacy iSCSI storage unable to provide a reliable backup and recovery position, Siemens MR Magnet Technology needed a high performance yet scalable storage platform to seamlessly integrate with its CommVault software and tape archive.

Analyst Report,
Video

ESG: Coraid EtherCloud Review Video

Mark Peters from ESG discusses Coraid EtherCloud and the new industry trend toward software-defined storage.

Webinar On-Demand

ZFS: How to Break Up with Your Old NAS*

In this technically-focused webinar, we discuss the rich feature set and powerful capabilities that ZFS offers, and how it can be deployed on top of Ethernet-based block storage to create a truly scalable storage system.

Analyst Report,
White Paper

ESG White Paper: The Need For – and Value of – Software-Defined Storage*

Software-defined storage is an architecture for those who need scalable, flexible, and automated storage operations to support their dynamic application requirements. Learn how the storage layer and the network fabric connecting it to the compute layer can be completely programmable and controllable through automation.

Webinar On-Demand

Storage Architectures for the Cloud*

In this webinar we discuss how software-defined storage can help transform storage into a flexible, distributed system built on commodity hardware and deliver one-click provisioning and self-service of storage resources.

Analyst Report

IDC: Coraid Vendor Profile*

IDC reviews Coraid’s technological capabilities and product portfolio.

Video

Next-Generation Storage Architectures for the Cloud

Kevin Brown of Coraid interviewed at Cloud Expo West 2012 by Jeremy Geelan of SYS-CON.tv.

Webinar On-Demand

Federal Webinar: Storage Made Simple*

Learn how your agency can take advantage of the massive throughput, simple scalability, elastic storage architecture, and virtualization optimization of Coraid storage solutions.

Solution Brief

Storage Infrastructure for the Cloud

Service providers need to deploy infrastructure that has superior price-performance characteristics, allows for easy automation and management, is flexible and can scale in a cost-effective manner as needs grow.

Partner Solution Brief

Coraid and CommVault: Comprehensive Data Protection at Any Scale

Coraid and CommVault have created a joint tested solution that provides control, scale, and cost efficiencies allowing administrators to tame the problem of data protection and archiving – even in an environment of unchecked data growth.

Partner Solution Brief

Coraid and Arista: Scale-Out Storage and Networking for Public and Private Cloud Builders

Coraid and Arista work together to provide a scalable networked storage solution that allows businesses to effectively deploy cloud and virtualized infrastructures to manage their rapidly growing data while keeping total costs under control.

Partner Solution Brief

Coraid and Veeam: Scale-Out, Disk-Based Backup and Recovery

Leveraging the power of Ethernet storage, Coraid and Veeam work together to provide a scale-out, disk-based backup and recovery solution that addresses the challenges of data protection and replication in a virtualized server environment.

Analyst Report

451 Research: Coraid Eyes Cloud Storage Opportunity, Grows Revenue Sixfold Over Two Years

Henry Balthazar of 451 Research writes about how Coraid ATA-over-Ethernet-based storage systems enable the creation of public and private storage clouds with SLAs and REST API-based resource allocation.

Video

Coraid and RackForce Discuss Software-Defined Storage

Kevin Brown of Coraid and Tim DuFour of RackForce discuss software-defined storage with Dave Vellante at VMworld 2012

Webinar On-Demand

Coraid ZX: Petabyte Scale NAS*

Join us for a technical look at Coraid ZX, a high-performance unified storage solution powered by Oracle Solaris ZFS and designed to work with Coraid EtherDrive scale-out block storage.

Webinar On-Demand

Storage 3.0: How Innovation is Transforming the Storage Landscape*

Watch this webinar to learn how easy it is to implement Storage 3.0 architectures, and how other companies in your industry are able to utilize Storage 3.0 as the backbone of their dynamic public and private clouds.

Webinar On-Demand

Dynamic Virtualization for the Public Sector*

Watch this webinar to learn how storage infrastructure impacts agency adoption of cloud architectures, which legacy systems are ill suited for deployment and the benefits agencies can gain using Ethernet SAN technology.

Webinar On-Demand

Accelerate Video Production*

The demands of DPX, 2K, 4K, HD and 3D production work flows are causing storage costs to balloon. Learn about production companies using scale out storage solutions to accelerate their video and film projects.

White Paper

Five Myths of Private Clouds

Cloud computing offers tremendous promise for IT organizations. Understanding the truth behind these common myths will help IT teams move more confidently toward their Private Cloud.

Case Study

Sony Music: Coraid Optimizes Scale-Out Ethernet Storage

By turning to Coraid, Sony Music Australia found a storage solution that “out-scaled” their existing NAS storage system for a fraction of the cost. They were also able to protect their data and operations by adding a second hosting site to provide backup and high availability.

Case Study,
Video

Customer Story: NotreFamille.com

Nicolas Menoux, CTO of Notrefamille.com, discusses how Coraid provides an enterprise-class solution that improves throughput to their servers, reduces complexity, and makes future growth simple and cost-effective.

Reference

Glossary

A glossary of terms used in network storage systems.

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FAQs

Answers to common questions about Coraid Ethernet storage solutions.

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Coraid Technical Documentation

A list of Coraid resource guides and best practice documentation.