November 11, 2020
unveiled a major expansion of its solutions portfolio to help customers
classify, manage and protect video and unstructured data across its
The expanded portfolio includes:
Quantum ATFS – a new file-based storage platform with integrated data
classification enabling new ways to visualize, automate, and
purposefully place data in the right place, at the right time.
Quantum StorNext ® 7 File
System – the latest version of Quantum's high-performance file system,
now with new ways to automate data placement on NVMe for
high-throughput, low latency workloads.
Quantum ActiveScale ™
Object Storage – Quantum expands its ActiveScale line with a smaller
capacity three node object storage system, along with new features such
as object lock to protect critical data.
Helping Customers Unlock the Business Value of Unstructured Data
Accelerated data growth, lack of visibility and control over data, and
more data movement are contributing to organizations' challenges of
managing unstructured data sprawl and harnessing the value that is in
this unstructured data. Advancements in artificial intelligence and
analytics are driving new lifecycle requirements, including the need to
ensure data accessibility for decades and beyond, and protecting against
data loss, disaster and cyber attacks. By managing data across its
lifecycle, Quantum is empowering customers to navigate the new data
landscape and manage data and storage for greater productivity and
Ashish Nadkarni , GVP, Infrastructure Systems, Platforms and
Technologies, IDC: "Massive unstructured data growth may be the defining
factor for industries and economies of the 21 st century. This data
lives everywhere – it is created and processed at the edge, moved to
both the cloud and the core data center, and stored and protected in
multiple locations. Quantum is offering the tools to help companies
retain and protect this valuable data for decades, with the ability to
easily search and access it for future analysis."
Lance Hukill , Vice President of Sales, Chesapeake Systems: "Quantum is
delivering a smarter management approach for unstructured data, which is
emerging as a defining challenge across a range of businesses. Quantum
is also aligning its licensing methodology with where customers see
value and how best to procure necessary resources."
Jamie Lerner , President and CEO, Quantum: "Our customers are dealing
with massive video and unstructured data growth, and it will be the
ability to harness the value of this data – to 'enrich' this data – that
will drive businesses forward. This is what will drive the next
discovery, the next innovation, new ways to communicate and entertain,
and new business models. We're focusing our innovation on helping
customers unlock the value in their video and unstructured data in new
ways to solve their most pressing business challenges, and this expanded
portfolio is an important step toward enabling that model."