• Dell APEX file storage for public cloud

    Simplify your cloud journey with trusted File Storage

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    • #1 scale-out NAS available in the public cloud1

      Dell APEX File Storage for Public Cloud is an enterprise-class, high-performance software-defined file storage solution that brings PowerScale OneFS software to your choice of public cloud. Simplify your journey to the cloud with common storage services across your locations creating a universal storage layer. Seamlessly move data between on-premises and the cloud. And once in the cloud, experience the storage performance, operational consistency and enterprise-class data services your trust on-premises, so that you can focus on innovation with the #1 scale-out network-attached storage (NAS) solution.

    • Simplicity with multicloud by design

      Accelerate your multicloud deployment with a consistent user experience on-premises and in the cloud. 

    • Agility for data-intensive workloads

      Manage changing workload demands with rapidly growing datasets with advanced OneFS data services and seamless scale.

    • Data control with cloud storage

      Effortlessly manage your data with the familiar OneFS enterprise features, which include built-in security, scalable performance, and a flexible scale-out architecture. 

    • The Dell APEX Storage for Public Cloud family

      Discover our two enterprise-class software-defined offers for file.

    • Dell APEX File Storage for AWS

      Dell APEX File Storage for AWS delivers the most advanced file storage capabilities for AWS.2

      • Seamless data mobility to the cloud1
      • OneFS enterprise features and built-in security
      • Scalable file capacity up to 6 nodes and 1.6 PiB per cluster
    • Dell APEX File Storage for Microsoft Azure 

      Dell APEX File Storage for Microsoft Azure delivers the most advanced file storage capabilities for Azure.2

      • Leverage native cloud AI tools to arrive at insights faster
      • Reduce management complexity with trusted PowerScale OneFS software
      • Scalable file capacity up to 18 nodes and 5.6 PiB per cluster
    • Power up your workloads with OneFS software

      Proven OneFS features you know and trust from on-premises appliances are now available in Public Cloud including:

      • QoS

        Set limits for a more predictable shared experience

      • Data Reduction​

        Save storage capacity and reduce storage costs

      • Multi-Protocol Access

        Global permissions structure shared across users and protocols (NFS, SMB, HDFS, S3)

      • SyncIQ

        Asynchronous replication for data migration or disaster recovery

      • SmartConnect​

        Policy-based client failover load balancing​

      • SmartQuotas

        Quota management and thin provisioning​

      • Snapshots

        Fast data backup an recovery​

      • CloudPools

        Cloud tiering to a choice of providers

    • Built for your workloads

    • Analytics and ai

      Facilitate AI/ML services and big data analytics 

      Deliver linear scalability, high performance and large capacity across AI and GenAI workloads.

    • Cloud burst

      Burst applications to the cloud

      Use cloud for burst performance to power your most demanding workloads.

    • DR and ransomware protector

      Ensure compliance and security

      Place a second copy of data on OneFS file system to address regulatory, compliance, availability, and security needs.

    • Data center to cloud

      Migrate data to the public cloud

      Move file data from on-prem to run natively in the cloud in the "cloud first" strategy.

    • Resources

    • AI Anywhere with Dell APEX File Storage for Microsoft Azure

      By bringing the power of PowerScale OneFS to the Azure cloud, Dell bridges the gap between cloud storage and AI-driven insights.

    • Dell APEX File Storage for Microsoft Azure: In-depth technical insights

      This white paper introduces Dell APEX File Storage for Azure, highlighting the offer benefits, infrastructure considerations and a deep dive on performance. 

    • Dell APEX File Storage for AWS: In-depth technical insights

      This white paper introduces Dell APEX File Storage for AWS, covering architecture, supported cluster configurations, and performance considerations. 

    • 1 Dell is ranked #1 globally in NAS solutions for external OEM storage in IDC WW Quarterly Enterprise Storage Systems Tracker, 2023 Q4 historical release. Ranked by vendor revenue. 

      2 Based on Dell analysis of software capabilities, March 2024. 

      3 Based on internal analysis, February 2024