ProphetStor Data Services, a global software defined storage solution provider headquartered in Milpitas, California, has announced a strategic alliance with Peering One – an enterprise cloud provider in the Asia Pacific region with its flagship data center located in Malaysia. Peering One will integrate ProphetStor StellarFlash in their Storage-as-a-Service (STaaS) business model, “providing the ultimate path to self-driving data centers.”
The STaaS solution delivered by Peering One houses an array of customer data including production workloads, as well as data present in virtual machines, private cloud and Disaster Recovery (DR). The partnership was aimed to meet enterprise data center customers’ needs for high Quality of Service (QoS) with Pay-Per-Use (PPU) model.
This STaaS service is hosted at Peering One’s data centers that have been awarded a Tier III Design Certification by the Uptime Institute. Tier III Certifications are awarded only to data centers with one of the highest reliability and availability levels.
ProphetStor StellarFlash is a storage array that would take advantage of SSDs to allow cloud providers like Peering One to deliver the best user experiences possible in helping customers achieve assured QoS with a service-driven model.
“A combined solution from ProphetStor and Peering One can bring the transparency and visibility of storage utilization to users,” said Chin Kar Wai, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Peering One Sdn Bhd. “Thus eliminating the inefficiency associated with managing business continuity. As a next-generation enterprise cloud provider, we have the foundation to provide these services now and beyond with this Pay-Per-Use business model.”
As a provider of an Intelligent Data Platform, ProphetStor provides AI-enabled federated data services to enable both enterprises and cloud service providers to build an agile, automated, intelligent, and orchestrated IT infrastructure.
“It sounds like an expensive proposition but it is not,” said Regional Director of South Asia, ProphetStor, Simon Ng. “StellarFlash is ProphetStor’s patented artificial intelligence storage array. With Peering One, we are able to create an end-to-end STaaS offerings while delivering the best AI-based QoS to enterprises and data centers with a highly cost-effective TCO.”
ProphetStor Data Services was founded in 2012 by seasoned storage experts with extensive experience in cloud computing platforms, software-based networked storage, data services, and AI technology.