PHOENIX — Rorke Global Solutions (RGS), a business unit of Avnet, Inc.’s (NYSE: AVT) Electronics Marketing group in the Americas, gives a sneak peek at RGS Cold Storage powered by SageCloud™ during the Open Compute Project (OCP) Summit in San Jose, Calif. Experts will be on hand to demo the first-of-its-kind cold storage solution for archival, backup and big data. RGS Cold Storage powered by SageCloud is a cost-efficient way to store infrequently accessed data on disk. Designed for petabyte-scale data centers, the on-premise solution is ideal for financial services, healthcare, media and entertainment, government and cloud services markets.
Designed in accordance with OCP principles, RGS Cold Storage powered by SageCloud is the answer for IT professionals struggling with fixed budgets and what the International Data Corporation estimates will be a 50 fold growth in the digital universe through 2020. Industry analysts estimate that 80 percent of this data is written once and accessed infrequently. RGS Cold Storage powered by SageCloud allows IT managers to store this data at $.01/GB/month, a cost lower than any other disk-based solution.