|[June 18, 2014]
SimpliVity Positioned In The Visionaries Quadrant of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Integrated Systems
WESTBOROUGH, Mass. --(Business Wire)--
the leader in hyperconverged infrastructure for the software-defined
data center,�today announced that it has been positioned by Gartner (News - Alert),
Inc. in the Visionaries quadrant in the first edition of the Magic
Quadrant for Integrated Systems, published on June 16, 2014.
SimpliVity's Data Virtualization Platform delivers a hyperconverged
infrastructure solution to solve the data problem plaguing virtualized
data centers: ensuring optimized performance, capacity, mobility,
manageability, and protection of virtual workloads without driving up
CAPEX and OPEX (News - Alert).
SimpliVity OmniCube was recognized in the Visionary Quadrant based on
the company's completeness of vision and ability to execute.
According to Gartner, some of the market drivers are "improved
performance, perceived lower operating expenditure costs and greater
IT optimization, increased automation, simplified sourcing and
support, faster time to value with infrastructure, and support in
moving from IT maintenance to IT innovation." 1
According to Gartner, "Integrated systems will account for more than
10% of spending on data center systems by 2015." The IT Spending
worldwide forecast for Data Center Systems is forecasted to reach
$147B by 2015.2
SimpliVity's Integrated Systems Innovation:
SimpliVity understands the market's need to address this new,
rapidly-growing data center transformation trend, and provides a
unique Data Virtualization Platform delivered on hyperconverged
infrastructure that reduces IO per second (IOPS), optimizes capacity
and improves operational efficiency.
SimpliVity provides a radical simplification by consolidating
infrastructure functionality into a single unified stack running on
hyperconverged x86 building blocks-delivered at a fraction of cost and
with extreme reduction in complexity. Deploying a network of two or
more OmniCubes creates a global federation that facilitates efficient
data movement, resource sharing and scalability.
SimpliVity OmniCube's data architecture uniquely addresses data
efficiency and global management requirements in virtualized and cloud
computing environments. The Data Virtualization Platform achieves:
VM-centricity by tracking what data belongs to which virtual
machine, and enabling VM-mobility.
High performance and capacity efficiency by eliminating redundancy
via deduplication, compression and optimization of data at
Integrated data protection, including built-in virtual machine
(VM) backup and efficient replication between primary and disaster
recovery (DR) sites.
Unified global management across multiple-node and multiple-site
"We're honored to be included in Gartner's first-ever
Magic Quadrant for Integrated Systems," said Doron Kempel, chairman and
CEO of SimpliVity. "While only in our first year of selling, SimpliVity
provides the most comprehensive, innovative solution. Gartner sees the
emergence of true 'fabric-based computers' that merge data center
infrastructure more seamlessly. SimpliVity OmniCube is the prime
Supporting Customer Quotes:
Chad Lemmer, Wausau Coated
"After researching all options, SimpliVity was the clear choice.
The�reduction in complexity and expansion of capabilities that their
OmniCube product delivers make it the best in the industry."
Steve Schaaf, Francis Drilling Fluids
"The technology is a game changer and it really does represent the
future of convergence. I love the datacenter-in-a-box concept and it's
backed by solid hardware and all the functionality needed, including
data deduplication, replication and WAN optimization. It really was
inconceivable that we could deploy a 2U solution and gain all the
server, storage and data protection functionality we needed."
Maurice Myrie, MA Department of Corrections
"SimpliVity has improved overall capacity of user heavy applications and
allowed for improved speed and availability of critical applications.
We've experienced performance improvements of greater than 65%."
Trevor Silvey, University of Alberta School of Business
"Simplivity has changed the way we deploy server and storage in our
environment. It has allowed us to easily tackle both our backup, DR and
redundant server infrastructure issues with ease."
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About SimpliVity Corporation
SimpliVity's revolutionary Data
Virtualization Platform delivered on hyperconverged infrastructure is
the first and only technology that comprehensively -and simply-addresses
the performance and capacity challenges in today's virtualized data
centers. Ensuring performance, capacity, mobility, manageability, and
protection of data without driving up CAPEX and OPEX requires a new data
architecture delivered on commodity x86 building blocks. SimpliVity
takes a VM-centric approach, ensures adequate IOPS to fuel application
requirements, and drives dramatic efficiency resulting in a 300% TCO
savings. Launched in 2013, SimpliVity is used by hundreds of enterprises
and service providers worldwide, including Dairylea, T-Systems (News - Alert),
University of Alberta School of Business, and Wausau Coated.
Headquartered in Massachusetts, SimpliVity's business model is 100%
indirect, and its solutions and professional services are available
through its network of worldwide resellers and distributors. For more
information, contact us at +1 508-310-1032, email@example.com
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1 Gartner "Magic Quadrant for Integrated Systems" by Andrew
Butler, George J. Weiss, Philip Dawson, June 2014. (Report G00252466)
2 Gartner "Forecast Analysis: IT Spending, Worldwide, 1Q14
Update" by Adrian O'Connell, May 2014. (Report G00262486)
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