For Enterprise Customers

Cloudian brings enterprise-grade S3-compatible object storage to VMware’s vSAN Data Persistence platform through VMware Cloud Foundation with Tanzu.

Customers can deploy Cloudian HyperStore on VMware vSphere clusters and leverage underlying vSAN disks for simple, unified storage of object data. No need for special gear to run Cloudian. DevOps and IT Ops together can modernize the data center to run cloud-native and traditional applications at any scale in a shared storage environment.

Benefits include:

  • Automated deployment and scaling through Kubernetes
  • Service-aware infrastructure operations
  • Military-grade security
  • Multi-tenancy
  • Lower TCO

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For VMware Cloud Providers

Expand your VMware Cloud Provider offerings with profitable, differentiated new services built on Cloudian S3-compatible storage.

Benefits include:

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For Enterprise Customers: vSAN integration with VMware Cloud Foundation

Technical Demo: Cloudian HyperStore on VMware Cloud Foundation with Tanzu

This short demo highlights the simplicity and ease of provisioning multiple instances of Cloudian® object storage for three independent workloads from within the VMware vSphere console. Convenient policy and configuration settings and health checks are also highlighted as is the simple one-click access to the Cloudian management console for monitoring capacity utilization, latency and statistics.

As an integrated offering with VMware vSAN Data Persistence platform, HyperStore® provides a fully native S3-compatible object storage for both modern Kubernetes and traditional applications, supporting a broad set of use cases and workloads.

S3-Compatible Storage for VMware Cloud Foundation

Cloudian brings enterprise-grade S3-compatible object storage to VMware’s vSAN Data Persistence platform through VMware Cloud Foundation with Tanzu, supporting both modern, Kubernetes and traditional applications. Customers can deploy Cloudian HyperStore on VMware vSphere clusters and leverage underlying vSAN disks for storage of object data.

The integrated solution will allow both DevOps and IT operators to modernize their storage infrastructure to meet the requirements of any application on a unified storage platform, at scale, on-prem, and in the cloud, delivering better performance and availability at lower TCO.

Watch On-Demand: Use Cases for Cloudian HyperStore on VMware Cloud Foundation with Tanzu

VMware’s Gopala Suryanarayana and Cloudian’s Grant Jacobson provide a quick, lively conversation about our new solution that combines VMware Cloud Foundation with Tanzu and Cloudian’s object storage. With this integration, enterprises can now connect Cloudian S3-compatible object storage with both modern, Kubernetes-based and traditional IT applications — enabling new efficiencies and savings for a broad set of use cases and workloads including Data Protection and Splunk.

Quick Start Guide: Cloudian HyperStore on VMware Cloud Foundation with Tanzu

This quick start guide provides step-by-step guidance for getting started with and managing a containerized version of Cloudian HyperStore on VMware Cloud Foundation with Tanzu through the VMware vSAN Data Persistence platform. Learn how to create and enable Hyperstore instances, setting up and editing storage policies and access controls, monitoring health and performance, and handling operations, among other capabilities.

vmware reference architectureReference Architecture: Cloudian HyperStore on VMware Cloud Foundation with Tanzu

This official reference architecture document from VMware showcases the integration of Cloudian HyperStore with VMware Cloud Foundation with Tanzu, leveraging VMware’s vSAN Data Persistence platform in a fully integrated SDDC environment. Learn about the solution technology components and technical details covering the planning, design and deployment of the solution for both containerized and traditional application workloads requiring object storage.

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S3-Compatible Storage for VMware Cloud Director

Cloudian Object Storage for VMware Cloud Director is a storage platform that lets VMware cloud providers and their tenant users deploy, manage and consume S3-compatible storage within their services environment.

For cloud providers, this opens the door to new service revenue streams in use cases such as Backup and Storage-as-a-Service, Ransomware Protection as-a-ServiceMicrosoft Office 365 Backup-as-a-Servicehealthcare, big data, media archives, video surveillance, and more. For their tenant customers, it delivers a best-in-class object storage service fully integrated and delivered through their preferred cloud management platform.

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Deployment Options

Choose from two deployment options. Deploy Cloudian software on existing VMware servers or select a pre-configured Cloudian hardware platform. Either way, pay-by-use for the Cloudian software. Metering and billing are provided via VMware using VCPP points.

With existing servers, deploy on a VM or on the server platform you prefer.

Alternately, the Cloudian hardware platform option provides an appliance-like experience.  Pre-installed software on high-density servers make it easy and cost-effective to get started.

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1. Existing VMware Servers
Deploy Cloudian software on existing servers and get S3-compatible storage within your current infrastructure. Run Cloudian software as a VM, or deploy on bare-metal servers. Software is sold and metered through VMware. Pay only for the capacity used

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2. Cloudian Hardware Platform
For added convenience, select a hardware platform from Cloudian. This provides an appliance-like experience with pre-configured software. Device capacities range from 96TB to 1.5PB in both 1U and 4U height form factors. Software license is sold and metered through VMware.

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Solution Demo: Backup-as-a-Service

Backup-as-a-Service provides a compelling business model for service providers. This demo shows how a tenant can easily protect data using Veeam Backup & Replication together with VMware Cloud Director and Cloudian.

To learn more about the economics of Backup-as-a-Service, download our eBook, Building a Profitable MSP Business Model for Backup and Storage-as-a-Service.

New Cloud Services Opportunities with Object Storage and VMware Cloud Director

Download this paper to learn how Cloudian Object Storage for VMware Cloud Director and storage-based services can help you drive more profitable revenue.

  • Cloudian Object Storage for VCD enables Storage-as-a-Service and other new revenue-revenue “as-a-services” which are growing in popularity
  • Current market for storage-based services is $20B globally. VMware Cloud Providers are well-positioned to benefit from this large market opportunity
  • With exceptional economics, Cloudian helps cloud providers deliver profitable services on a proven platform

Prevent Ransomware Attacks with Veeam, VMware, and Cloudian

In this video, Rajeev Bhardwaj, VP of Products at VMware, Dave Russell, VP of Enterprise Strategy at Veeam, and Jon Toor, CMO at Cloudian, discuss new technology from Veeam and Cloudian, managed within VMware Cloud Director, that locks down your backup data so that it keeps your data safe and malware out.

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“Our customers increasingly demand S3-compatible storage to capitalize on both the growing ecosystem and unbeatable economics of this storage technology. We can now provide the benefits of Cloudian’s proven S3-based solution within a VMware Cloud Director-managed environment that unifies all their storage, further reinforcing the outstanding value and service we deliver.”

William Bell
Executive Vice President of Products

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“For our clients, cloud is no longer a strategic goal in itself. It is simply a means to other genuinely strategic ends, whether that’s monetizing data through cloud-based data insights, managing and protecting data flows amid global collaboration, or preparing for rapid growth. The combined Cloudian-VMware solution delivers the highly scalable, cost-effective storage platform needed to support such forward-looking data optimization goals, and as an early adopter of innovative technology, we’re excited about leveraging it to deliver even greater value in this rapidly changing cloud environment.”

Julian Box
Founder & CEO

Free MSP Bootcamp

Created by experts who focus solely on making Cloud Providers successful, this free bootcamp provides tools and training to help you make money offering high-value services such as storage-as-a-service and backup-as-a-service. This course includes 8 modules with 12 powerful components to help you market and sell your solution, including how to build a marketing and lead generation system that delivers, appointment setting that really works, presenting a solution overview that sells, pricing to win, and more.

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