Press Release: CTERA Selected to Support Major U.S. Dept of VA File Storage Modernization

“CTERA, the distributed cloud file storage leader, announced that Peraton, the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, has selected CTERA’s file platform to support a $497 million contract to provide infrastructure-as-a-managed service (laaMS) for U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) storage and computing infrastructure facilities across the U.S. and globally.”

“Under the contract CTERA, which provides the only global file system included on the Department of Defense Information Network (DoDIN) Approved Products List (APL), will deliver file services for mission-critical workloads, connecting up to 300 distributed sites to the VA Enterprise Cloud powered by AWS GovCloud (US).”

“The solution design is based on centrally managed CTERA Edge Filers deployed over on-premises hyperconverged infrastructure, enabling the consolidation of VA’s legacy network-attached systems (NAS) and eliminating application-specific infrastructure silos. All data is securely replicated to AWS GovCloud (US), with special added support from CTERA for AWS Snowball to facilitate efficient bulk data transfer.”

“’CTERA offers a proven solution for unstructured data management challenges at the Federal level,’ said Eric Watson, Senior Program Manager, Peraton. ‘By enabling VA to embark on an edge-to-cloud file services strategy without compromising on highly stringent data security requirements, CTERA represents the ideal modern file storage component of the IaaMS contract…'” Read the full press release here.

Source: CTERA Selected to Support Major U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs File Storage Modernization Contract – December 1, 2021. CTERA.

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