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Nimble Storage Broadens Support to OpenStack Community with Mirantis Certification
Posted: Mon Jul 25, 2016 10:44:09 AM

SAN JOSE – July 25, 2016 – Nimble Storage (NYSE: NMBL), the leader in predictive flash storage, today announced an expansion of its commitment to the cloud by achieving the Mirantis Unlocked validation for its Nimble Cinder Driver, providing easy-to-deploy, scalable and highly available storage options for customers using OpenStack infrastructure with the Nimble Predictive Flash platform.

Integration of the Nimble Cinder Driver with Mirantis OpenStack allows customers to deploy OpenStack clouds with fast and reliable access to data. The combination of Mirantis OpenStack and the Nimble Predictive Flash platform delivers the foundation for enterprise customers to radically simplify cloud infrastructure deployments while meeting the demands of a dynamic and expanding user base. The Nimble Predictive Flash platform combines the power of InfoSight Predictive Analytics with a Unified Flash Fabric consolidation architecture to deliver flash performance and unparalleled availability by predicting and preventing issues.

“We are proud to be validated by Mirantis, a forerunner in the OpenStack community that enables customers to transition seamlessly to a dynamic storage infrastructure,” said Dan Leary, vice president of corporate development, solutions and alliances, Nimble Storage. “Nimble’s validation with Mirantis OpenStack showcases our dedication to cloud builders and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) providers, and ensures that customers’ deployment of Nimble on OpenStack infrastructure is simple and frictionless.”

Cloud, SaaS providers and enterprises deploying Nimble and Mirantis can create production-grade OpenStack clouds with robust, high-performance Nimble storage systems, simplifying cloud deployments through standardized software packages. In addition to absolute performance, benefits for customers include simplified development and testing to production rollout, non-stop availability to exceed cloud service level agreements and agility to enable their SaaS models with ease.

“Storage management has become more complex as enterprises embrace the cloud, and customers require that their storage solutions not only have high performance, availability and ease-of-use, but also offer tools to support their cloud transition,” said Kamesh Pemmaraju, vice president of Product Marketing, Mirantis. “Validating the Nimble Predictive Flash platform on Mirantis OpenStack ensures that customers can take advantage of flash-optimized architecture and predictive analytics with OpenStack, easing their shift to next-generation cloud platforms.”

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