Virtustream launches global hyper-scale storage cloud

Virtustream has launched Virtustream® Storage Cloud, a global cloud storage platform offering enterprise-levels of resiliency and performance combined with true web scale, the company said.

Virtustream Storage Cloud is built for the world´s largest enterprises, service providers, and public sector organizations, which need to secure, manage, and store mission-critical data in the cloud. It provides a hyper-scale storage platform with enterprise-class resiliency and performance.

The new offering builds from this hardened and customer-tested base. In addition to availability as a web-scale object storage platform, Virtustream Storage Cloud provides seamless cloud extensibility for on-premises EMC® storage, providing customers with simple and efficient tiering, long-term backup retention, and cold storage in the cloud, with single-source EMC support.

Virtustream Storage Cloud will be generally available on May 10, 2016 with nodes in the United States and Europe.

Virtustream, an EMC Federation company, is the enterprise-class cloud service and software provider trusted by enterprises worldwide to migrate and run their mission-critical applications in the cloud. For enterprises, service providers and government agencies, Virtustream´s xStream management platform and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) meets the security, compliance, performance, efficiency and consumption-based billing requirements of complex production applications in the cloud – whether private, public or hybrid.