Between now and the end of the year, Red Hat and ownCloud are partnering on a joint offering to give organizations a secure, private, on-premises alternative for file sync and share combining software defined storage using Red Hat Storage Server 3.0 with our on-premises enterprise file sync and share.
Available directly from ownCloud and authorized ownCloud partners worldwide through the end of the year, the ownCloud/Red Hat bundle gives organizations an open source (flexible, cost efficient) enterprise-grade alternative for file syncing, sharing and collaborating.
Red Hat Storage Server is an open, software-defined, scale-out storage platform that lets businesses easily manage unstructured data for physical, virtual, and cloud environments. By bringing together the foremost open source technologies, like GlusterFS and Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat Storage Server gives businesses cost-effective and highly available storage without sacrificing scale or performance.
The previously released performance testing benchmarked 40,000 concurrent users of ownCloud Enterprise Edition and Red Hat Storage running on industry-standard x86 servers. The configuration used illustrates a 2x total cost of ownership (TCO) improvement by converging the application server and storage server tiers onto the same servers, compared to traditional solutions with separate storage server appliances. This enables businesses to scale quickly and cost-effectively with user demand like a public cloud with far greater control of sensitive data and without subsidizing free cloud vendor users.
A great day for ownCloud, Red Hat and our mutual customers!