phoenixNAP enables out-of-the-box network storage implementations in the bare metal cloud

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Ron Cadwell, CEO of phoenixNAP

“With Network Storage, a resilient, plug-and-play storage system, we take simplicity to a new level, enabling near-instantaneous implementations through our Bare Metal Cloud web-based user interface,” said Ron Cadwell, CEO of phoenixNAP.

phoenixNAP®, a global IT services provider offering security-focused cloud infrastructure, dedicated servers, colocation, and specialized infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) technology solutions, today launched network storage functionality within its Bare Metal Cloud platform. This option allows Bare Metal Cloud users to expand the storage capacity of their instance without hardware upgrades or performance degradation. Network storage can be requested and provisioned through the Bare Metal Cloud interface with just a few clicks.

As an affordable, off-the-shelf storage option, Bare Metal Cloud Network Storage enables businesses to meet their advanced storage capacity needs in a cost-effective way. This high-capacity system can handle terabytes of data without penalizing performance, which is why it is often used to store large volumes of unstructured data. Highly scalable and competitively priced, the solution is ideal for storing archive data, backups and large databases. Organizations looking to optimize their storage utilization without complex hardware upgrades can leverage Bare Metal Cloud to automatically provision both infrastructure and network storage.

“With the release of Network Storage, we are expanding our Storage-as-a-Service options in Bare Metal Cloud,” said Ron Cadwell, CEO of phoenixNAP. “Combined with our S3 API-compliant object storage service, Network Storage provides essential resources for organizations managing large volumes of highly dynamic data. Available at competitive prices, these two services allow organizations to optimize their storage costs and ensure advanced scalability. With Network Storage, a resilient, plug-and-play storage system, we take simplicity to the next level, enabling near-instant implementations through our Bare Metal Cloud web-based user interface.

The phoenixNAP Network Storage release follows a series of feature additions to Bare Metal Cloud. Shortly after adding public network IP blocks, simplifying IP management, and enabling the deployment of highly available Kubernetes clusters, phoenixNAP introduces network storage as another major feature to enable infrastructure optimization. Adding storage-as-a-service capabilities to Bare Metal Cloud allows organizations to choose from several available options depending on their needs.

“Organizations managing large amounts of data need an easy way to scale their storage while controlling costs,” said Martin Wielomski, director of infrastructure products and services at phoenixNAP. “Network Storage does just that with a streamlined implementation process and comprehensive billing model. We believe this new feature will bring significant value to Bare Metal Cloud users whose storage needs are growing dynamically. Along with the platform’s other technical capabilities, Network Storage offers DevOps teams and automation-focused organizations advanced flexibility in infrastructure management, helping to drive great business results.

Bare Metal Cloud from phoenixNAP is designed to provide flexibility and resiliency for organizations that rely on infrastructure automation to streamline their CI/CD pipelines. Its advanced hardware, flexible billing options, competitive bandwidth pricing, and hourly and monthly billing options allow businesses to modernize their IT, improve productivity, and speed time to release.

The platform can be deployed in minutes via API, CLI, and Infrastructure-as-Code modules. Through integration with a popular container orchestration system, Bare Metal Cloud enables streamlined deployment of upstream and downstream Kubernetes clusters. 15TB of free bandwidth is included with every account, and flexible plans of up to 1000TB are available for more advanced needs.

Visit Bare Metal Cloud Page to learn more about its features or see all instances and pricing.

Bare Metal Cloud Features:

  • 100% dedicated physical processor, RAM and storage
  • Over 40 server instance types optimized for general-purpose, compute, memory, or edge workloads
  • Network capacity up to 50 Gbps with private network options
  • 15TB of free bandwidth with flexible bandwidth plans
  • Easy-to-use API and CLI tools
  • Automated server provisioning with Infrastructure as Code tools (Terraform, Ansible, Pulumi, Chef and Puppet)
  • Repositories, actions and SDKs available on GitHub
  • Hourly billing option, discounts for monthly and yearly bookings

About phoenixNAP

phoenixNAP® is a global IT services provider focused on cybersecurity and compliance readiness, whose progressive infrastructure-as-a-service solutions are delivered from strategic locations around the world. Its cloud, dedicated server, hardware rental and colocation options are designed to meet the ever-changing needs of IT businesses. By providing comprehensive disaster recovery solutions, a global network protected against DDoS attacks, and hybrid IT deployments with software and hardware security, phoenixNAP fully supports its customers’ business continuity planning. Offering scalable and resilient opex solutions with expert staff to help, phoenixNAP supports growth and innovation in businesses of all sizes, enabling their digital transformation. Visit http://www.phoenixnap.com and follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube for more information.

phoenixNAP is a Premier Service Provider in the VMware® Cloud Provider Program and a Platinum Veeam® Cloud & Service Provider Partner. phoenixNAP is also a PCI DSS validated service provider and its flagship facility is SOC Type 1 and SOC Type 2 audited.

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