WekaIO (WEKA), the global provider of data platforms for next-generation workloads, today announced that it has been recognized as a Visionary for Distributed File Systems and Object Storage in the 2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for the second consecutive year. The company was evaluated for its WEKA® data platform offering and recognized for its ability to execute and completeness of vision.
According to Gartner: The market for unstructured data storage is evolving. New capabilities are introduced to meet the growing challenges of exponential data growth, rapid digitization, cyber resilience, cloud integration and data globalization. Storage infrastructure deployments based on distributed file systems and object storage are growing faster than ever in both scale and deployment size as a consolidated platform for unstructured data services in global data centres.
WEKA helps many of the world’s leading companies and research institutions tame and harness their unstructured data and performance-intensive workloads by overcoming the limitations of their legacy data infrastructure so they can be creative and innovative without limits.
The fourth-generation WEKA data platform offers consistent performance, robust data services, seamless data portability and best-in-class economics to enable simplified data management – no matter where an organization needs to run its data and applications. The core of the WEKA data platform is WekaFS: a software-based parallel distributed file system with an advanced architecture that solves complex data challenges and supports demanding next-generation workloads such as artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) at scale -premises-, edge, cloud, hybrid and multi-cloud environments.
“WEKA is proud to be recognized as a Visionary in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Distributed File Systems and Object Storage for the second year,” said Liran Zvibel, Chief Executive Officer at WEKA. “As the world’s most innovative companies continue to adopt cloud and digital-first strategies, WEKA is helping to remove barriers to data-driven innovation so they can deliver results faster. Thank you to our customers for trusting WEKA to help them solve their most complex data challenges.”