StorPool Storage – Finalist in the DCS Awards 2022

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We’re excited to announce that we’re a finalist in the DCS awards 2022 in the category Cloud Project Of The Year! StorPool Storage was shortlisted for the project we did for Krystal: “Virtual Infrastructure as a Service Platform with Several High-Performance NVMe Storage Clusters running on StorPool Storage”. 

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Cloud Project Of The Year – “Virtual Infrastructure as a Service Platform with Several High-Performance NVMe Storage Clusters running on StorPool Storage”

StorPool is nominated for its collaboration with Krystal, one of the UK’s largest independent web hosting companies. Krystal provides hosting, cloud VPS, and enterprise services to 30,000 clients and more than 200,000 websites. 

Project Overview

In their search for a storage platform, Krystal reviewed several SDS options as well as traditional SAN alternatives. In the end, they selected StorPool because of its high performance, robust API, unique space savings features and the extremely high level of data protection offered from its triple data replication.

“It is absolutely critical for us that our storage is both 100% reliable and 100% available. And StorPool 100% lives up to that promise!”, said Alex Easter, CTO of Krystal.

According to Simon Blackler, CEO of Krystal, StorPool combines technical proficiency with passion. That’s a rare combination, and it’s been an absolute pleasure for Krystal to work with StorPool and get to know the team over the last few years. Simon shared he is very excited about what Krystal and StorPool are going to be able to achieve together in the future.

StorPool supports Krystal’s ultra-fast NVMe-powered cloud platform Katapult with massive storage performance, a robust API, unique capacity management features to save hardware costs, and an extremely high level of data protection via triple replication to safeguard Krystal clients’ data.

Key Benefits for Krystal after implementing StorPool Storage into their system:

  • Performance
  • Data Security
  • Space Savings
  • Hardware savings
  • Density improvement

“Krystal indeed created an award-winning infrastructure that serves as a model for other xSPs and cloud builders to achieve the performance, data security, space savings, density improvements, and elastic scalability of Katapult,” said Alex Ivanov, product lead at StorPool Storage. “We appreciate being recognized for this award and for StorPool software’s fast, highly available, easily integrated storage platform for cloud projects both large and small.”

Read more about the project in the case study “Krystal builds an enterprise virtual Infrastructure as a Service platform with StorPool”

For the past 11 years, the StorPool team has built the most sophisticated storage platform for companies that are searching for the best ways to optimize their infrastructure. Driven by the needs of our customers, we are aiming to elevate the functionality and usability of our product. For the great efforts that we’ve put into building the ideal storage platform for different cloud projects and use cases, we’ve won several awards including “Storage Transformation Project of the Year”, “Software Defined Storage (SDS) Vendor of the Year”, we’ve been named “Leader in Distributed Software-Defined Block Storage for Enterprises, MSPs, and Hosting Providers”, one of 1000th fastest-growing companies in Europe, we’ve been recognized as a leading technology company in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Central Europe, and gained many more recognitions over the past years.

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