CTERA Unveils New Enterprise Cloud Storage Gateways Addressing Resource-Intensive Edge Workloads

CTERA, a global provider of unified file sharing and data protection solutions, has expanded its appliance product line with “faster, larger, and more versatile” edge filers designed to meet the needs of the modern remote and branch office (ROBO) IT environment.

The new CTERA HC Series Edge Filers support 96TB of raw local storage, 10GbE interfaces, all-flash options, as well as the ability to spin multiple virtual machines on the same device. CTERA edge filers would modernize file storage, collaboration, and backup in an all-in-one solution for dispersed enterprises. CTERA filers provide users with local access to an “infinite” amount of cloud-based files while continuously synchronizing file changes to a global file system.

Key features of the CTERA HC series offering would include:

  • Up to 96TB raw storage
  • All flash option
  • Petabyte-scale cloud tiering to any public or private cloud
  • 10GbE interfaces with both fiber and copper options
  • Ability to run multiple virtual machines on the same appliance
  • High-availability and DR
  • Global 24×7 enterprise support with onsite service

CTERA HC Series Edge Filers are available today. Models scale from a 4-bay 1U system to a 12-bay 2U system.

“Enterprises are seeking modern and more efficient ways to manage branch IT as their global locations expand, their headcounts grow, and their infrastructure requirements change,” said Oded Nagel, Chief Strategy Officer, CTERA. “The new CTERA HC Series is a powerful and robust evolution of our appliance product line, delivering optimized capabilities to meet emerging resource-intensive edge workloads like large file collaboration and archiving, data tiering, and more. In a single appliance, enterprise IT can future-proof against storage sprawl, modernize file services delivery, and converge critical ROBO infrastructure, applications, and protocols – all while delivering the highest levels of performance demanded by branch users.”

CTERA is powering edge to cloud initiatives at leading organizations such as McDonald’s, The Carlyle Group, WPP, and multiple agencies within the U.S. Department of Defense.