INAP Announces New Managed Storage Offering at the Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations Management & Data Center Conference 2017
@Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s ( #HPE) @Nimble Storage technology platform will power #INAP’s managed storage solution. INAP’s new managed storage offering enables more efficient storage management in increasingly complex customer environments and allows INAP to stay ahead of its customers’ needs for scale, support and availability. LAS VEGAS, Dec. 05, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations Management & Data Center Conference – Internap Corporation (NASDAQ:INAP), (“INAP” or the “Company”), a provider of high-performance internet infrastructure including Colocation, Managed Services and Hosting, Cloud and High-Performance Network Services today announced a new managed storage offering powered by Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s (NYSE:HPE) Nimble Storage technology platform from the Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations Management & Data Center Conference 2017. Named a Leader in the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for General-Purpose Disk Arrays*, INAP is confident that HPE will deliver unmatched efficiency, simplicity and economic value. HPE Nimble Storage leverages the innovative CASL file system combined with optimized commodity hardware to deliver world class performance, scalability and reliability at an attractive price point. Combined with the HPE Nimble Storage groundbreaking HPE InfoSight predictive analytics platform, INAP will be able to proactively identify and respond to capacity and performance needs quicker, providing an enhanced customer experience and ensuring the guaranteed 99.9999+% availability. “HPE’s Nimble Storage is known for secure and consistent performance which made it an easy decision to add Nimble arrays to INAP’s new managed storage solution,” said Jennifer Curry, VP of Hosting and Managed Services at INAP. “As we continue to see more complex solution designs driven by the increasing demands of big data, the low-touch management and industry-leading predictive analytics provided by HPE InfoSight, combined with the ability to rapidly scale our arrays, will provide INAP customers a superior hosting experience.” INAP will initially roll out its managed storage solution in the following key metropolitan markets: Atlanta, Dallas and New York/New Jersey. This new offering enables INAP to offer robust disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS). “INAP is a valued HPE partner in the hosted infrastructure space and we are excited about their decision to implement HPE Nimble Storage products to deliver a world-class experience for their new managed storage offering,” said Kate O’Neill, Director of Storage Product Marketing at Hewlett Packard Enterprise. “As big data becomes more mainstream in data centers, having HPE InfoSight, a market-leading predictive analytics capability, coupled with an extremely efficient and reliable storage platform, allows INAP to provide their customers with an efficient and scalable storage service that delivers strong economic and operational business value.” *Gartner, “Magic Quadrant for General-Purpose Disk Arrays,” Stanley Zaffos, Roger W. Cox, Valdis Filks, Santhosh Rao, 31 October 2017.