Globe picks NetApp SolidFire for cloud storage

Enterprise Innovation editors
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The Philippines' Globe Telecom, via its Globe Business group, has deployed NetApp SolidFire's all-flash scale-out storage platform to support its virtual private cloud and dedicated private cloud services.

Globe Business provides a suite of products and services for mobile, fixed, broadband, data connections, internet and managed services.

In order to accelerate its cloud offerings and give it a better competitive edge, Globe Business turned to NetApp SolidFire to modernize its data center infrastructure.

With NetApp SolidFire's scale-out design, customers can scale and control performance and capacity independently, without downtime or disruption. Data can be protected using NetApp SolidFire's always-on data-at-rest encryption and real-time replication.

"With its flexibility and cost efficiency, more and more companies in the Philippines are taking advantage of cloud computing," said Mike Frausing, Globe senior advisor for enterprise and IT enabled services group. “As they demand higher performance versus just capacity, we realized that adding more disks to the rack was too expensive and inefficient.”

Frausing said that with NetApp SolidFire, Globe customers have confidence that their needs for guaranteed levels of performance can be met. “We can offer reliable cloud services at a better price, providing a competitive -- and a domestic -- alternative to foreign cloud providers."

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