August 6th, 2015 by Adam Armstrong
Avere Announces General Availability Of High Performance, Scalable NAS for Google Cloud Platform
Avere Systems announced that its Virtual FXT Edge filers are generally available on Google Cloud Platform. The collaboration between the two companies enables customers with compute heavy workloads and large data sets to easily move to Google Cloud Platform. Customers will also be able to keep data on existing on-premises infrastructure and won’t have to make any performance sacrifices.
Avere’s Virtual FXT Edge filer is easy to manage and install while providing best-in-class NAS functionality (including NFS and SMB/CIFS) and clusters to deliver high availability, scalable performance and capacity. Customers can use the FXT Edge filer to run their applications on-premises or in the cloud. The new collaboration enables Google Cloud Platform users to use Avere’s Virtual FXT Edge filer without disruption.
Availability and pricing
The Avere Virtual FXT on Google Cloud Platform is available now and pricing is $0.013/hr per virtual CPU accessing the scalable file system provided by the Virtual FXT. Avere software is sold separately from Google Cloud Platform expenses.