FalconStor® Software Inc. has announced FreeStor® for the hybrid cloud. Building on its heterogeneous storage platform, it has enabled enterprises and cloud service providers (CSPs) to utilize the performance and reliability benefits of block-based enterprise storage within a hybrid model at public cloud prices.

New benefits of FreeStor's intelligent approach to flexible data management include:

  • Simple, fair pricing - organizations now only pay for licensing of their primary instance of data, not the total amount of storage consumed.

  • Cloud enablement - enable users to add public cloud storage in order to create a hybrid solution that can be managed through a single pane of glass.

  • Secure multi-tenancy - integration with Active Directory or LDAP for authorization, access and audit compliance providing trustworthy security at all levels of an organization's installation.

  • Enhanced analytics - enabling core-to-edge decision-making abilities while providing information for proactive management of SLAs.

  • Unified client management - overcome business disruption with easy, templated agent deployment, simplified configuration and updates, and intelligent analytics from core-to-edge.

  • Performance optimization - Improved support for NVMe unlocking new levels of I/O and latency. The addition of Linux 7 compliance together with enhanced, patented application acceleration, workload portability both on-premises and in the cloud, and faster zero-downtime configurations.