MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Maginatics Inc., the only provider of an elastic file system for the cloud, today announced the release of MagFS 2.3, the latest version of its flagship product, MagFS (Maginatics File System). MagFS 2.3 features new and enhanced capabilities that better enable enterprises to transition from traditional, monolithic storage systems to cost-effective, scalable and agile software-defined storage architectures at their own pace, with no disruption to their existing workflows, applications or IT operations. Maginatics will demonstrate MagFS 2.3 at VMworld 2013, booth #218, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco from August 25 - 29.
MagFS 2.3 includes these industry-leading features:
In addition to a raft of new features, Maginatics now offers customers a greater choice of back-end object (cloud) storage solutions with the addition of support for Basho Riak CS and Cloudian object-storage systems.
“MagFS, together with object storage, is positioned to transform enterprise storage for years to come in much the same way that NAS did decades ago,” said Amarjit Gill, co-founder and CEO of Maginatics. In particular:
“After researching all of the alternatives, OGL chose MagFS as the value-add front-end for our private cloud offering focused on enterprise customers,” said Paul Colwell, head of R&D for OGL Computer, the premier provider of IT solutions and support to over 1,000 businesses across the U.K. “With its smooth installation, fast data access and robust mobile clients, MagFS is the best product we have ever tested. We’re pleased to see that Maginatics is maintaining an aggressive roadmap and rapid pace of innovation as witnessed by this latest release.”
Availability and Pricing
Maginatics MagFS version 2.3 will be generally available beginning in September, 2013. Current MagFS term- and perpetual-license customers will be able to upgrade to MagFS 2.3 at no additional charge. As with all MagFS versions, pricing is based strictly on license term and actual capacity used; there are no per-seat or per-user fees. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Founded in 2010, Maginatics is a leader in distributed enterprise storage solutions. The company’s flagship platform, MagFS, offers NAS-like functionality in place of traditional NAS or where NAS is unavailable or simply not an option: in the cloud to support scale-out workloads or disaster recovery solutions, and on–premises to support distributed enterprises and mobile environments. For more information on Maginatics and its differentiated advantages, visit www.maginatics.com.