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Another Review – Another Award for Our Storage Operating System

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December, 2019

StoneFly storage operating system, StoneFusion, was recently reviewed by financesonline.com. In their review, they gave our enterprise-grade storage software an 8.2 score and a user satisfaction rating of 91% along with the Rising Star 2019 and the Premium Usability 2019 awards.

StoneFly storage operating system, StoneFusion, was recently reviewed by financesonline.com. In their review, they gave our enterprise-grade storage software an 8.2 score and a user satisfaction rating of 91% along with the Rising Star 2019 and the Premium Usability 2019 awards.

Let’s take this opportunity to explore StoneFly’s patented 8th generation storage operating system and learn about the features and data services that truly differentiate StoneFusion from the competition. 

StoneFly Storage Operating System: StoneFusion & SCVM – Brief Overview

Our storage operating system is a unique and battle-tested software capable of catering to a variety of enterprise use-cases. We offer our storage operating system as:

  • NAS Operating System or NAS OS (StoneFusion – NAS license)
  • SAN Operating System or SAN OS (StoneFusion – SAN or iSCSI license)
  • Unified NAS + SAN Operating (StoneFusion – Unified NAS + SAN license)

In other words, enterprises can leverage our StoneFusion storage operating system to provision NAS (NFS or CIFS/SMB), SAN (iSCSI and Fibre Channel), and Unified NAS + SAN storage volumes; that’s not all, there’s more. StoneFusion also enables users to provision cloud object storage volumes and integrated them physical bare-metal servers and other enterprise servers such as Dell EMC, HPE, IBM Isilon, etc.

With StoneFusion storage operating system (NAS OS or Unified NAS + SAN), users can integrate the following cloud storage tiers: 

  • Microsoft Azure Cloud (Hot blob & Cool blob)
  • Amazon S3 Cloud (AWS S3 & S3-IA)
  • StoneFly Private Cloud
  • Other S3 Compatible Clouds

StoneFusion can also be deployed on Hyperconverged Infrastructures (HCI) as a virtual storage appliance (SCVM – Storage Concentrator Virtual Machine). As a virtual storage appliance, our storage operating system enables virtual NAS, virtual SAN and virtual unified NAS + SAN provisioning, management, and control.

Supported hypervisors include Hyper-V, VMware, KVM & Citrix (formerly XenServer).

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More than a Storage Provisioning Software – Complete Storage Operating System with Data Center Consolidation Data Services

Our storage operating system (StoneFusion) and virtual storage appliance (SCVM) can do a lot more than just storage provisioning. The enterprise-grade storage OS has a number of data services that enable users to effectively and fully use available storage resources. The ability to do reduces data center footprint and the incurring CapEx and OpEx of new hardware and existing hardware maintenance; thereby delivering better ROI (Return on Investment).

Compatible data services depend on storage licenses: NAS OS license, SAN OS licenses and unified NAS + SAN license. Following are brief lists of data services users can configure using StoneFly’s awarded storage operating system:

Enterprise Data Services of StoneFusion & SCVM – NAS Operating System License 

  • Support for industry standard NAS protocols: CIFS/SMB and NFS.
  • Support for NAS port teaming for NAS storage clusters.
  • Scale out support using a single name space to scale capacity and performance
  • Synchronous & asynchronous replication of NAS volumes (failover clusters only).
  • Delta-based immutable snapshot services
  • Mountable read-only snapshot volumes
  • Snapshot schedule utility, NAS volume & directory quotas
  • Multi-appliance campus mirroring, spanning and central management system
  • NAS segment AES256 data encryption
  • WORM (Write-Once Read-Many) immutable, compliant and policy-based storage support – data protection from deletion, modification, viruses (malware) and ransomware
  • Built-in anti-virus and automated ransomware detection and removal
  • NAS tiering, tiered storage architecture with hardware and software support
  • Data deduplication for efficient storage resource consumption
  • Erasure Coding for fault-tolerance & data loss prevention
  • Real-time graphical performance monitoring with tracking, monitoring & utilization reporting

Enterprise Data Services of StoneFusion & SCVM – SAN Operating System License 

  • Logical volume creation & patented advanced storage virtualization services
  • 200 iSCSI volumes, supported with 1022 concurrent host iSCSI sessions
  • iSCSI port teaming with failover support and load balancing
  • Delta-based immutable snapshot services
  • Mountable read-only snapshot volumes
  • Snapshot schedule utility, NAS volume & directory quotas
  • Multi-appliance campus mirroring, spanning and central management system
  • Thin provisioning with space reclamation
  • Real-time synchronous mirroring of iSCSI volumes and nodes (campus mirroring)
  • Tiered storage architecture with hardware and software support
  • Asynchronous replication of iSCSI volumes (one-to-many & many-to-many)
  • Hardware-enabled volume encryption
  • Block-level data deduplication
  • Flash Cache™ SSD Caching
  • Real-time graphical performance reporting with tracking, monitoring & utilization reporting

Enterprise Data Services of StoneFusion & SCVM – Unified NAS + SAN Operating System License 

  • Logical volume creation & patented advanced storage virtualization services
  • 200 iSCSI volumes, supported with 1022 concurrent host iSCSI sessions
  • iSCSI / NAS port teaming with failover support and load balancing
  • Support for iSCSI, NAS (CIFS/SMB & NFS protocols), SNMP traps, UPS, Nagios, RAID monitoring, call home and VMware VAAI support for iSCSI volumes
  • Real-time graphical performance reporting with tracking, monitoring & utilization reporting
  • Automated online volume / storage expansion
  • Support for up to 200 iSCSI hosts, 1022 concurrent host sessions and unlimited NAS clients
  • Thin provisioning with space reclamation of iSCSI volumes
  • NAS tiering, tiered storage architecture with hardware & software support
  • Asynchronous replication (one-to-many & many-to-one)
  • Hardware-enabled iSCSI volume encryption
  • NAS & iSCSI data deduplication
  • WORM (Write-Once Read-Many) immutable, compliant and policy-based storage support – data protection from deletion, modification, viruses (malware) and ransomware
  • Built-in anti-virus and automated ransomware detection and removal
  • Flash Cache™ SSD Caching
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Build a consolidated data center with StoneFly’s battle-tested 8th generation storage operating system, schedule a demo today and discuss data services and other enterprise-friendly features of our storage OS with our technology experts.

FinancesOnline Review of StoneFly Storage Operating System

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Our storage operating system, StoneFusion, was recently reviewed by FinancesOnline. They gave our unified NAS + SAN storage operating system two awards: the 2019 rising star and the 2019 premium usability award. Moreover, they surveyed the market and concluded that StoneFusion has a user satisfaction rating of 91%; in conclusion they have our enterprise storage operating system an overall 8.2 score as per their metrics.

In their review of StoneFusion, they wrote:

“The first thing that sets StoneFusion apart from the competition is the fact that it delivers the under one roof experience to businesses”

Read the full review on FinancesOnline.com.

FinancesOnline is a reliable B2B review platform comprised of a team of industry experts who review various types of SaaS solutions. Business owners and managers visit their site to check out a comprehensive list of SaaS tools for small business. Solutions for medium-sized businesses and large enterprises can also be found on this B2B software directory.

Conclusion

StoneFly storage operating system (StoneFusion) and virtual storage appliance (SCVM) put data owners in full and complete control of their data and data storage infrastructure. Our 8th generation data storage OS ensure that users fully utilize their available storage resources thereby building an efficient, reliable and consolidated data center for enterprise use-cases.

Experience the Enterprise-Grade Storage Operating System Today!

 Get a free trial or schedule a demo. Got questions? We’ve got the expertise, the tools and the experts to help you out. Get in touch with us: 

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Email: sales@stonefly.com

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