OSNEXUS QuantaStor 5.7 Now Available on Red Hat & CentOS 7

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The QuantaStor 5.7 release includes new Ceph automation capabilities, metadata offload features, and the availability of QuantaStor on RHEL and CentOS.

QuantaStor 5.7 running on Western Digital Serv60+8 servers with a CentOS 7 base operating system.

“Our customers at major MSPs like IBM Cloud have been looking for QuantaStor on Red Hat in order to meet high security requirements and to enable better integration with enterprise software products within the platform,” said Steven Umbehocker, CEO of OSNEXUS.

OSNEXUS, the leading developer of grid-scale software-defined storage solutions, today announced the general availability of QuantaStor 5.7. The new release includes Ceph one-click storage auto-configuration capabilities, metadata offload features, and the availability of QuantaStor on Red Hat RHEL and CentOS 7.8.

“Our customers at major MSPs like IBM Cloud have been looking for QuantaStor on Red Hat in order to meet high security requirements and to enable better integration with enterprise software products within the platform,” said Steven Umbehocker, CEO of OSNEXUS. “QuantaStor 5.7 is a major milestone for us with the new Red Hat support and will be followed with a number of new security features due out in the QuantaStor 5.8 release in Q4/20.”

Release Highlights

IBM Red Hat & CentOS 7 Support - QuantaStor now runs on RHEL and CentOS 7.8, enabling governments and large organizations to deploy QuantaStor's scale-out software-defined storage platform on the same Linux operating system that's used for general operations and compute. This makes it easier for organizations to implement common security, monitoring, and log collection practices across all their systems.

Advanced Scale-out Storage Configuration - QuantaStor 5.7 now has one-click auto-configuration of storage media for Ceph based scale-out storage clusters. Administrators can now set up complete Ceph clusters for scale-out file, block, and object storage in as few as 10 clicks in the web management interface.

Metadata Offload - QuantaStor now ships with OpenZFS v.8 and integrates with the latest metadata offload features to boost performance for parity based Storage Pool configurations.

For more information, visit osnexus.com.

About OSNEXUS

Founded in 2010, OSNEXUS enables organizations to manage their storage as composable infrastructure with its QuantaStor™ industry-leading Software Defined Storage (SDS) platform. The QuantaStor platform provides scale-out file, block, and object storage on commodity hardware as an easy-to-manage storage grid solution.

QuantaStor, deployed by Fortune 500 companies and major research institutions, addresses a broad set of storage use cases ranging from backup & archive, HPC, big data, cloud computing, virtualization, and high-performance applications through it’s scale-out grid architecture.

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