Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX) Twins With IBM for Software Storage Appliance


Dallas, Texas 07/14/2015 (Financialstrend) – Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX) with its massive footprint as a storage solutions provider had good news to share with its investors in Monday. The company has announced that it will now integrate software by storage solutions major IBM’s Spectrum Scale with its flagship product ClusterStor™ High Performance Computing Storage. The integration will lead to a new software driven storage appliance.

The integration of the leading two aspects of storage solutions is expected to yield productivity and efficiency, besides suggesting gains. These solutions are especially focused on expanding Data Intensive Markets.

Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX) integrated solutions are expected to enhance scope of work with data-intensive workloads. These include genomic research as well as digital media, computer aided design segments. It will also enhance financial model analysis as well as electronic design simulations.

According to General Manager and Vice President, Ken Claffey, clients will now be able manage data-hungry computing applications with higher efficiency.

Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX) built ClusterStor is aimed at overcoming some of the core challenges of the HPC storage segment. It helps in better performance, delivering power as well scalability and reliability in industries requiring supercomputing applications. IBM Spectrum Scale is part of the larger storage software which the company provides for global companies with a massive data management protocol. The differentiator is the single dashboard to manage the storage solution.

The new integrated solutions are to be available in markets by late 2015. The solution which includes hard disk drives as well as storage systems on advanced architecture will ensure better performance besides improved productivity levels. The solutions are also expected to cut down on HPC storage ‘total cost of ownership’ as well. The cost cutting is expected to be gained by lowering the data center space and drop in power consumption, as well as cooling costs.

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