SwiftStack Reveals Strategy for Data Storage Based on OpenStack

At the VAR Guy, Christopher Tozzi reports that SwiftStack has a solution for software defined storage in the cloud that runs on commodity hardware.

SwiftStack is also pitching the offering as highly user friendly, saying it provides “the fastest and easiest experience when deploying and managing private cloud storage.” That convenience also owes much to the commodity-hardware focus of the platform, according to the company: “With a software-defined architecture, the storage intelligence is decoupled from the hardware, allowing organizations to use industry-standard (commodity) hardware instead of being locked in to a specific hardware vendor.”

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