Use Cases

Direct Backup to the Cloud – Flexible Recovery

  • Files backup directly to cloud storage
  • No additional local storage, gateways or special S3 connectors needed
  • Stream backup images from anywhere
  • Quick and easy rapid data recovery
  • Archived data is immediately available, on-demand

Run NAS Workloads on Object Storage

  • Ingest data directly into a Filespace using object storage
  • Utilize any software without refactoring or using a connector
  • Experience streaming and caching equal to NAS
  • Dramatically reduce complexity
  • Shorten data transport times

Remote Access to Cloud File Servers

  • Move on-prem network shares and file servers into the cloud
  • Deploy cloud “file servers” or file shares, remotely
  • Gain universal access from any internet-connected location
  • No additional infrastructure needed
  • Drastically reduce deployment times
  • Boost savings in operational overhead and upfront costs

Active Archive

  • Converge archive and retrieval into a single solution
  • Gain immediate access to data for current and future use
  • Choose your own cloud object vendor
  • Use an economical capacity storage tier while maintaining quick access to random files.
  • Access both hot and cold data from the same location without a separate process
  • Retrieve data on-demand, from any remote location

Remote Access to Files from Anywhere

  • Stream files on-demand, regardless of the file size or geographic access point
  • Edit files stored in the cloud without downloading or syncing
  • Allow teams to collaborate across distributed locations
  • Securely share information with end-to-end file encryption, at rest and in-flight
  • Utilize a global workforce with file access from anywhere

Customer benefits

  • Immediate Backup Recovery File backups can be written directly to cloud storage without the need for additional local storage, gateways or special S3 connectors. These backup images can be streamed anywhere for fast and flexible recovery.
  • Fast & Easy File Restoration Always be a step ahead of ransomware, malicious data deletion or corruption and other threats with fast, easy access to all files. LucidLink’s Snapshots protects you and your clients’ data from getting lost or corrupt. Simply snap and clone your cloud-native Filespaces with no performance impact.
  • Active Archive Converge, archive, and retrieval in a single solution. Using object storage with LucidLink enables customers to move their valuable data into an economic capacity storage tier while maintaining quick access to random files.
  • Cloud File Servers Immediately deploy cloud “file servers” or file shares remotely and without additional infrastructure saving significant operational overhead and customer upfront costs.
  • Transparent to End-Users No change to end-user workflows. No need to learn a new tool. Users simply write to a different shared drive with no impact on their routine, leading to better user experience and quick adoption.

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