MinIO - Panzura certified compatible object store

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Panzura and MinIO

MinIO offers high-performance, S3 compatible object storage. MinIO is the only object storage suite available on every public cloud, the private cloud and the edge. MinIO is software-defined and is 100% open source under GNU AGPL v3.

MinIO offers high-performance, S3 compatible object storage. 

MinIO is the only object storage suite available on every public cloud, the private cloud and the edge. MinIO is software-defined and is 100% open source under GNU AGPL v3.

Panzura provides a hybrid-cloud global file system extensible across hundreds of locations, allowing users to work as if they’re in the same room.  

Together, Panzura and MinIO help enterprises modernize, manage and scale their file and storage infrastructure with a globally available, highly performant NAS, object storage and data management solution.

The joint solution optimizes the enterprise unstructured data footprint, scales as required and delivers one authoritative, ransomware-proof data source for multiple locations in a resilient file system without replicating data.

It allows complete visibility across the organization’s file system, including health checks, file search, audit and governance tools, as well as easy file recovery.

One Authoritative Data Source Across Multiple Sites

Panzura’s global file system overcomes latency to allow multiple locations to operate as if everyone works under the same roof, using one set of data. Regardless of number of locations or distance between them, every user enjoys local-feeling file performance, automatic global file locking and immediate global data consistency.

Reduce Your Unstructured Data Storage Costs by up to 70%

The Panzura / MinIO solution is architected for maximum storage efficiency and maximum performance. Storing data in legacy NAS at multiple sites inevitably results in a significant amount of duplication. 

Panzura’s granular deduplication process identifies and strips out duplicated data at the 128kb block level and MinIO’s high-density and high-capacity further reduces the storage space your enterprise requires.

MinIO - Panzura certified compatible object store

Empower Real-Time Collaboration with Immediate Data Consistency

With Panzura, changed data from all locations is deduplicated, encrypted, compressed and then synced to the MinIO object store, and to every location within the network, every 60 seconds. 

If any location requires access to the most recent changes made to a file before this sync runs, a peer-to-peer connection is made to transfer changed data blocks between locations.

Panzura object store partner - MinIO

Improve Data Resilience Without Replication

Panzura and MinIO replace traditional methods of replicating data for backup and disaster recovery. Instead, lightweight snapshots are taken at configurable intervals and can be stored in any MinIO S3 bucket, providing a granular point-in-time ability to restore individual files, folders or even the entire file system as required.

Become Invulnerable to Ransomware

Snapshots are stored as immutable data (Write Once, Read Many), so cannot be encrypted in the event of a ransomware or other malware attack.  Changed data is stored as new data blocks, which do not overwrite existing data blocks.  This allows enterprises to recover from a ransomware attack, if needed, by restoring unencrypted files from previous snapshots, minimizing lost data and recovery time without paying a cent in ransom.

Migrate to Object Storage Without Rewriting a Single Application

Critical legacy applications that are written for files can’t read data stored as object blocks and rewriting them presents a significant barrier to moving to object storage. With Panzura, legacy apps just work without rewriting a line of code.  

Share Data Securely Outside of your Organization

Panzura’s enterprise file sync and share solution is natively integrated with CloudFS to allow controlled sharing of files externally according to your organization’s security policy, without replicating data through a third party file sharing service.

A Complete View Over your Entire File System

Panzura Data Services empowers enterprises to ingest unstructured data from Panzura’s global file system (as well as any other SMB or NFS file share) and search, audit, analyze and monitor their entire file network from one elegant dashboard.  IT teams can even find moved, or deleted files within seconds, spot threats and breaches quickly and demonstrate compliance easily.

Durability, Scalability and Resilience at a Compelling Price

Distributed MinIO object storage can scale to billions of objects and multi-petabyte of capacity while protecting data with better effectiveness than RAID. In addition, due to the scale-out architecture of object storage, drive failures have little impact, and self-healing replication functions recover quickly.  MinIO provides data durability with erasure coding and bitrot protection in it highly-available design.

This combination of linear scale and robustness makes distributed MinIO an ideal target for warehousing enterprise data.  Even greater redundancy can be achieved by leveraging MinIO storage as secondary storage.

Panzura’s ability to empower teams to work across sites while using MinIO as their single authoritative data source delivers latency-crushing file performance and local networking technology such as real time file locking and immediate data consistency across the entire network.  This allows IT departments to manage one set of data in a resilient file system, one security policy across the entire enterprise, streamlines and simplifies backup and DR processes and minimizes investment in storage capacity. 

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