Storage-as-a-service platform for OpenStack Cinder and Swift

Today’s enterprises need to move faster to capitalize on new opportunities and need a greater level of agility in provisioning applications and infrastructure. OpenStack provides a comprehensive set of software tools for building and orchestrating private and public clouds, helping organizations achieve a faster time-to-market with infrastructure-as-a-service automation.

The Hedvig Distributed Storage Platform designed with modern distributed systems DNA is a perfect fit for production OpenStack deployments, transforming commodity hardware into an elastic, resilient, modern storage solution that keeps pace with changing business requirements.

 

OpenStack Problems Hedvig Solves

  • In-place traditional storage solutions lack flexibility for OpenStack clouds.

  • Open-source solutions like Swift/Ceph lack features and are too complex for enterprises.

  • Lack of a hybrid solution with existing storage prevents seamless use of public cloud.

Hedvig OpenStack architecture

 

Hedvig's Unique OpenStack Value

  • Improve performance and scalability of storage in OpenStack environments.

  • Provide enterprise grade capabilities and reliability for OpenStack in production environments.

  • Eliminate downtime with VMs that can failover between private and public OpenStack clouds.

 

Why Choose Hedvig for OpenStack

  • Cinder driver and Swift interfaces certified against latest OpenStack distributions.

  • Built-in, multi-site replication overcomes limitations in Ceph and Swift.

  • Support for VMware and Docker reduces complexity among heterogeneous IaaS platform.

 

Key Hedvig OpenStack Features and Functions

  • Native OpenStack Cinder and Swift support provides full block, file, and object interfaces

  • Native integration into OpenStack Horizon for control of volume and container provisioning

  • Instant snapshotting and zero-copy cloning for rapid creation of test volumes

  • Thin provisioning, global dedupe, and compression for minimal data footprint

  • Secure hybrid cloud support for movement of data from private and public clouds like AWS

OpenStack Horizon integration