Cohesity C6000 Series is a dense hybrid hyperconverged storage appliance that supports up to 168 TB per appliance. Ideal for data protection, backup target, and file and object use cases, the C6000 augments the current C5000 and CX8000 Series platforms with extended capacity and optimization for scale-out NAS deployments.
The Cohesity Data Cloud runs on all C6000 Series models to deliver unlimited scalability, a single UI, leading deduplication, software-based encryption, enterprise search, and powerful cybersecurity.
Eliminate multiple point products and user interfaces. Simplify your IT infrastructure by collapsing compute and storage into a single high-density node.
Large workload scale-out
Get support for archival and storage of petabytes of data. Enjoy unlimited scalability and nondisruptive upgrades.
The C6000 eliminates the need for forklift expansions to address current and future file storage needs.
The smartest way to optimize cost, scale, and efficiency for your unstructured data. Manage, secure, and do more with your data with next-level software-defined file and object services for the hybrid cloud.
Hyperconverged storage refers to a storage infrastructure architecture that combines storage, compute, and virtualization resources into a single, integrated system. In a hyperconverged storage environment, traditional storage arrays and separate compute servers are replaced with a unified system that tightly integrates storage and compute resources.
The terms “converged” and “hyperconverged” are related to infrastructure architecture and refer to different approaches to integrating and consolidating IT resources.
Converged infrastructure integrates separate components into a unified solution but retains separate hardware elements, while hyperconverged infrastructure further integrates compute, storage, networking, and virtualization into a software-defined platform, eliminating the need for separate storage arrays and networking switches. Hyperconverged systems offer tighter integration, simplified management, and scalability by using a distributed architecture across multiple server nodes.
Hyperconverged nodes offer several advantages in terms of simplicity, scalability, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness. Here are some key advantages of hyperconverged nodes:
Simplified management: Hyperconverged nodes integrate compute, storage, networking, and virtualization resources into a single platform.
Scalability: Hyperconverged nodes are designed to scale easily. Organizations can start with a small cluster of nodes and add more nodes as needed to increase compute and storage capacity.
Improved resource utilization: Hyperconverged nodes leverage software-defined storage (SDS) technologies to pool and distribute storage resources across the nodes. This pooling allows for efficient utilization of storage capacity, ensuring optimal use of available resources.
High availability and resilience: Hyperconverged nodes employ distributed architectures, where data is replicated and distributed across multiple nodes within the cluster.
Cost savings: Hyperconverged nodes can lead to cost savings in several ways. First, the integrated nature of the infrastructure reduces hardware and cabling complexity, resulting in lower upfront costs and reduced data center footprint. Second, simplified management and centralized control reduce operational costs, including administrative overhead and training requirements. And third, the scalability and efficient resource utilization help organizations avoid overprovisioning, optimizing hardware investments.
Enhanced performance: Hyperconverged nodes benefit from the close proximity of compute and storage resources, which can improve data access and reduce latency.