Silver Lining Systems - a growing Malaysian provider of cloud and managed services for enterprises and government switched to a high-performance software-defined cloud managed with OpenStack. The professional services provider offering reliable and business-oriented solutions, Enterprise and Government grade cloud technology and cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) selected distributed storage from StorPool in a combination with OpenStack to satisfy the high expectations of its customers. The end result was an exceptional performance, excellent reliability, and availability of its services with the help of StorPool’s team.
SLS needed scalable software-defined storage that supports Hyper-V under OpenStack. Prior to choosing StorPool, the company was using another SDS solution and could not achieve the performance they were aiming at. The company needed a storage alternative, which is faster, more scalable, and reliable to satisfy the needs of its enterprise customers. StorPool supports low-latency storage for OpenStack clouds and has native integration with OpenStack. The integration with OpenStack exposes the full functionality of the underlying StorPool storage system.
SLS built a hyperconverged setup with StorPool, to support the need for a scalable storage solution for their IaaS. Their OpenStack cloud is using Microsoſt Hyper-V as a hypervisor for the instances. The combination of OpenStack and StorPool provides not only exceptional performance but excellent reliability and availability of the service. Additional advantages are the cost-effectiveness and improved TCO of the solution. In recent months, they plan to expand their hyperconverged setup even more. The new storage delivers much higher performance than the previous options for the same size of hardware equipment. At the same time, it has a significantly lower latency.
Switching to OpenStack and StorPool gave Silver Lining Systems faster storage performance and significantly upgraded the quality of their services. The company chose the combination of OpenStack and StorPool based on many factors such as attaining better productivity and optimizing its infrastructure. SLS can achieve better budget optimization and high availability while providing better reliability and seamless scalability as well as high availability of its services.
About SLS/Silver Lining Systems
SLS is a professional services provider offering reliable and business-oriented solutions, Enterprise and Government grade cloud technology and cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS). It is targeted at the telecom sector in Asia. It is aiming at creating a high-performance, robust and secure infrastructure with the help of an intelligent approach to architectural design and software applications.
About StorPool Storage
StorPool is a fully-managed data storage solution that transforms commodity hardware into a shared, powerful, highly available, and reliable storage system. It is the superior alternative to mid- and high-end SANs and All-Flash Arrays (AFA). With its comprehensive set of data management functionalities, StorPool’s software-defined storage solution goes above and beyond what is possible with other SDS products, in terms of performance, reliability and scalability.