Online Storage Server

Improve data availability with an online storage server

A cloud storage server – or online storage server – has emerged as a highly effective solution for managing and providing access to rapidly growing volumes of business data. By moving data to storage devices that can be accessed online, data center architects can provide users with easier access to the data they need while tiering data storage to reduce costs, ensuring resource availability and simplifying regulatory compliance.

When you want an online storage server that's tailored to meet the needs of your data center, Thinkmate provides a broad range of server and storage solutions that can be 100% customized for any computing environment or storage workload.

The technology behind an online storage server

When configuring an online storage server, you'll want a solution that provides:

  • Easy scalability. Your online storage server must offer fast and easy solutions for expansion in order to manage rapidly growing data volumes that need to be available to users online.
  • Superior performance. Exceptional data transfer rates are critical to online storage servers, ensuring that users can quickly access the data they need.
  • Virtualization options. An online storage server must support modern technologies for resource virtualization and service automation, essential for quickly spinning up new resources as customers request them and releasing them when they are no longer required.

An online storage server from Thinkmate

Thinkmate has been a leading provider of custom-configured servers, storage solutions, and workstations for more than 25 years. By combining cutting-edge technology with superior customer service and prices that meet or beat our competitors, we have become the #1 white box server solutions provider to customers in business, government, and education.

Our STX-NS series of network-attached storage servers are optimized for bulk storage of unstructured data and delivers exceptional dependability, scalability and cost per gigabyte stored. Ideally suited to the needs of an online storage server, Thinkmate NAS technology provides the ideal hardware platform for cloud storage topologies, delivering the perfect balance between high capacity and high performance.

Every online storage server from Thinkmate can be custom-built using our world-class configurator. This online tool allows you to choose a base model SSD or SATA storage server with the form factor, maximum RAM, platform and type of hard drives that are essential for your server, and then customize your device by choosing from an extensive list of components. You'll have a wide range of choices for processors, memory cards, storage drives, network cards and other components, with prices that are clearly marked so you always know what the cost of your machine is as you build it.

In addition to NAS storage, Thinkmate provides options for an ultra fast storage server for nearline storage, a high storage server for JBOD expansion and more.

Thinkmate NAS servers for online storage

Thinkmate NAS technology for an online storage server is ideally suited for bulk cloud storage, SMB to high-end NAS, big data storage, replicated environments, backup and archiving. Our NAS storage servers offer:

  • A feature-set designed to deliver lower cost per gigabyte.
  • File-sharing for clients across composite OS platforms.
  • Support for Virtualbox for server and storage virtualization.
  • Exceptional file transfer rates for all types of protocols, including NFS, AFP, SMB/CIFS, FTP, and iSCSI/FC.
  • Support for all of Areca's PCI based RAID adapters.
  • Multiple implementations of high-availability options.
  • An intuitive web GUI.

Why customers choose Thinkmate for storage solutions

Whether they're configuring an online storage server, a Supermicro Thunderbolt workstation or a 24 bay storage server for nearline storage, our customers know they can count on Thinkmate solutions to deliver:

  • Exceptionally competitive pricing, thanks to our direct relationships with the same vendors that supply the big name manufacturers.
  • Outstanding reliability, based on our stress-testing protocols and detailed reliability records, enabling us to provide a 3-year warranty with advanced parts replacement.
  • Equipment that is made in the USA in our state-of-the-art facilities in Massachusetts.
  • Machines and components of unmatched quality that are subject to extensive quality control measures and stress-tested in the harsh conditions of our lab to ensure they will meet our customers' expectations for performance and functionality.

FAQs: What is an online storage server?

What is an online storage server?

An online storage server is a computing device dedicated to storing data that is accessible to users via a web connection.

What are the advantages of an online storage server?

An online storage server enables IT teams to make data available to a wide variety of users in any location with a web connection.


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