Seagate Technology has expanded its cloud services to new regions including in India. The service will now be available in Oklahoma City, Washington DC, and Dallas in the United States, alongwith the United Kingdom, Germany, India, and Japan. The company said that the new regions would complement its existing presence in the US and Singapore, for a total of 10 regions with 16 availability zones.
Lyve Cloud is a storage-as-a-service platform offered by Seagate and competes with products offered by OpenDrive, Henry Schein TechCentral, Lenovo TruScale Infrastructure Services, NetApp Keystone, etc.
Seagate will also add Lyve Cloud Archive storage service and Lyve Cloud Marketplace to its product portfolio. The American data storage firm claims that the Lyve Cloud Marketplace will enable its customers to purchase tailored solutions from Seagate Lyve Cloud partners and avail an integrated procurement and billing process from a single platform. Likewise, Lyve Cloud Archive is a cloud storage service which it claims to provide Total Cost of Operations (TCO) advantages.
“To better serve customers’ data management challenges, we are expanding the cloud regions, increasing data accessibility at metro edges, and offering Lyve Cloud Archive with predictable and compelling cloud economics for customers’ mass data growth,” said Ravi Naik, executive vice president of storage services and CIO at Seagate.
“Lyve Cloud Marketplace bolsters our offerings by making it easy to find and shop partner applications that integrate with Seagate Lyve Cloud. We are looking forward to growing the marketplace with more partners to come,” he said.