Data Defined Storage Overview
The Unstructured Data Problem
Unstructured data is growing; locked in silos, vulnerable to compliance and inaccessible to businesses, it poses a cost and a risk to organizations. Gone are the days where traditional storage architectures suffice; data growth is driving a need for innovative new solutions.
The Solution: Data Defined Storage
Designed for today's data management challenges, Data Defined Storage architectures take a data centric approach, transforming data into a strategic business asset. Tarmin delivers GridBank, the first solution designed for the Data Defined Storage vision, to reduce storage TCO, mitigate business risk and enhance revenue growth. With Data Defined Storage, data can create sustainable competitive advantage.
GridBank Comprehensive Data Management Platform
With GridBank, the premier Data Defined Storage solution, Tarmin is pioneering new approaches to help tame out of control data growth and address the continuously evolving data management and storage requirements of businesses. Tarmin’s innovative technology introduces fresh new capabilities that help organizations more readily realize and successfully accomplish their important data driven objectives and requirements.
GridBank Product Range
The GridBank family of products address the key challenges faced by organizations seeking to better manage their existing mixed infrastructures or build their own modern multi-site, petabyte scale, geographically distributed data repositories. It provides highly available, application aware access to information for users in pursuit of improved business operational efficiencies, strategic new undertakings, proactive responses to increased compliance mandates and analytic insight requirements. GridBank empowers clients to lower costs and take benefit from its rich management capabilities for storing enterprise scale workloads, as well as its information governance framework for controlling risk and its big data analytic functionality for understanding information.
Fully Featured Software Solution for Unstructured Data
Tarmin GridBank software delivers unparalleled advantages with a truly holistic approach to data management from individually licensed modules. Comprising a unified code-base, it delivers a single platform for object storage, file system virtualization, archiving and ingestion, replication, search and big data analytics. GridBank is built on the Three Pillars of GridBank and offers organizations of all types and sizes a better way store, control and understand their critical business data.
In GridBank, Tarmin has delivered a fully modular architecture, designed from the ground up to be scalable, high performance and highly available. Comprising a Global Namespace for file system virtualization access to the GridBank grid, an Elastic Metabase repository of metadata and Storage Pool Virtualization for physical connectivity. It is deployed into a GridBank Server Grid consisting of GridBank Controllers and Processors, which connects GridBank Storage Virtual Pools and Clouds to third party application servers, clients and GridBank Management Tools.