The company is announcing its first all-flash offering, the NX-9000 appliance. It is also announcing Metro Availability, a new capability which allows a customer to deliver synchronous data replication to two data centres.
A3Cube uses enhanced PCIe architecture to provide in-memory direct acceleration to existing applications, is compatible with the big storage OEMs rather than competitive with them. and goes to market entirely through channel partners.
In certain sectors, a Canadian cloud data centre is now a de facto requirement, especially in the public sector, health care and financial services, because while it may not be a regulatory requirement, it has become mandatory in many RFPs.