AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- KubeCon + CloudNativeCon — Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM) today announced that Rook, the open source project it initiated just over a year ago, has gained significant support in the developer community and continues to deliver against significant key enterprise feature requirements as the project progresses. Rook provides the benefits of cloud infrastructures to not only public cloud but also on-premise environments, including the ability to flexibly allocate object, block and — in the future — file storage to different application and business units. The project has been developed to enable organizations to modernize their data centers with dynamic application orchestration for distributed storage systems running in on-premise, cloud-native environments.
Self-Managing, Self-Scaling and Self-Healing Rook turns distributed storage software into self-managing, self-scaling and self-healing storage services. It does so by automating the tasks of a storage administrator, including deployment, bootstrapping, configuration, provisioning, scaling, upgrading, migration, disaster recovery, monitoring and resource management. In addition, it capitalizes on the power of the underlying cloud-native container management, scheduling and orchestration platform to perform its duties.
Deep Integration Into Cloud-Native Environments Designed for Kubernetes and other evolving cloud-native environments, Rook leverages extension points and provides a seamless experience for scheduling, lifecycle management, resource management, security, monitoring and user experience. Benefits include:
Community Momentum Community support has accelerated rapidly as companies and users have deployed Rook in testing and staging environments (on-premise and public cloud):
Reviews hve been quite positive as the following testimonials demonstrate:
A beta version of Rook (release 0.7) will be available this month, followed by a production-ready version in early 2018. Quantum plans to deploy Rook within commercial enterprise storage appliances by April 2018.
To learn more about Rook, visit Quantum's booth (P12) at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon, see https://rook.io or https://github.com/rook and follow @rook_io on Twitter.
About Quantum Quantum is a leading expert in scale-out tiered storage, archive and data protection, providing solutions for capturing, sharing, managing and preserving digital assets over the entire data lifecycle. From small businesses to major enterprises, more than 100,000 customers have trusted Quantum to address their most demanding data workflow challenges. Quantum's end-to-end, tiered storage foundation enables customers to maximize the value of their data by making it accessible whenever and wherever needed, retaining it indefinitely and reducing total cost and complexity. See how at www.quantum.com/customerstories.
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"Safe Harbor" Statement: This press release contains "forward-looking" statements. All statements other than statements of historical fact are statements that could be deemed forward-looking statements. Quantum advises caution in reliance on forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements include, without limitation, 1) benefits and value to customers from Rook, 2) customer demand for and Quantum's future revenue from Rook, 3) the availability of a beta version and a production-ready version of Rook and 4) Quantum's plans to deploy Rook within commercial enterprise storage appliances by April 2018. All forward-looking statements are based on information available to Quantum on the date hereof. These statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause Quantum's actual results to differ materially from those implied by the forward-looking statement, including unexpected changes in the Company's business. More detailed information about these risk factors, and additional risk factors, are set forth in Quantum's periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including, but not limited to, those risks and uncertainties listed in the section entitled "Risk Factors," in Quantum's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 9, 2017, especially those risks listed in this section under the heading "Our results of operations depend on a limited number of products and on new product introductions, which may not be successful, in which case our business, financial condition and results of operations may be materially and adversely affected." Quantum expressly disclaims any obligation to update or alter its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by applicable law.
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