Caringo DW2014 - Dell PartnerDirect

Caringo Swarm
Petabyte+ software-defined storage
for the post RAID era
Strong Dell Partner
•In the Dell ISV catalogue
•Many PB+ deployments
•Dedicated global Dell
support team
•Version 7 technology
•Refined over nearly a
•Clusters running without
issues for over 4 years!
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Flexible Scale
•1 PB+ unstructured data
•Billions of files
•Orgs that value flexibility but
have limited resources
PBs+ on any Dell hardware without RAID
• Scale to 100s of PBs on standard Dell Servers
o G11 and G12 PowerEdge, primarily R720xd, R420, C8000
o Can leverage MD as DAS JBOD’s attached to PE servers
• Continuously protect data without RAID or backups
• Symmetric architecture accelerates recovery and eliminates single points
of failure and bottlenecks
• Instant, direct access to data over HTTP
• Single site or multi-geography deployment
•Great for very small and very large files
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Software Delivering Unrivaled Flexibility at Scale
All-inclusive software
Swarm architecture
Encapsulated data
All node multi-protect
data + metadata
Expand capacity and
performance in minutes.
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Let Swarm do the work,
and do it faster as the
cluster grows.
Automated data lifecycle
management while you
seamlessly evolve apps
and hardware.
Rapid scale and
continuous protection
without a DBA or PhD.
Use Case: City of Austin, Police Video
2PBs, growing to 10 PB within 3 years
Patrol Car & Surveillance Video Retention and Access
• Storing video for 650+ vehicles
• Phase 1, stub NetApp filers store data on Swarm
•Phase 2, write directly to Swarm for entire workflow
Moving data OFF NetApp onto Swarm on Dell Servers
• Large, static files degrade file storage performance
• Customer wants to avoid future NetApp/primary storage spend and reduce backups
• Internal strategy to deliver IT like large cloud providers
Trend – Cost Effective, Private Cloud Infrastructure
• Exists in nearly every city, county, municipality in the world
• First wave in-vehicle, next wave wearable cameras
• Municipalities are CAPEX sensitive
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Use Case: DoD, Medical Image Archive
6PBs growing to 12PB+ by end of year
22 vendors applied. Caringo was in both finalists
Medical Image Consolidation: Army, Navy, Air Force
•File-level governance and long-term investment protection & durability
•Hundreds of geographically distributed sites around the world requires efficient
distribution leveraging ubiquitous infrastructure
•Archive facilitated by Vendor Neutral Archive application (Acuo)
Trend – Eliminating Storage Silos, Value Through Accessibility
•Exists in every healthcare services organization worldwide
•Enables low-cost, high-scale Cloud-based Clinical Archiving
•Significant investment protection and SLA differentiation
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Your Petabyte+ Solution
• Decouples data from location and apps for long-term use and access
• Just-in-time scale, optimize the use of resources and capital
• CAPEX reduction, buy only what’s needed, no forklift upgrades
• Ongoing OPEX optimization, keep up with the latest hardware
• DC efficiency and investment protection, mix old and new hardware
• Proven, on 7th version, many multi-PB customers with Dell, clusters
running in field with no issues for over 4 years!
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Contact Craig to learn more
Craig Warthen
Dell Partner Director
[email protected]
Additional Resources (ask Craig)
Brandon Canaday - VP Channels
Ryan Meek – Director, Technical Account Management
Billy Meders – System Engineer
Plus field staff in every major region
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