Tuxera to Showcase Fusion File Share SMB Server at SC22

Leader in enterprise storage and networking technologies joins supercomputing innovators at national conference

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Tuxera will attend SC22, the international conference for supercomputing, in Dallas, Texas, from Nov. 13-18, to showcase Fusion File Share by Tuxera™, the company's high-performance, scalable SMB server.

The annual non-profit SC conference, formerly known as Supercomputing, is designed to share best practices in high-performance computing, networking, storage and analysis. Sponsored by the Association for Computing Machinery and the IEEE Computer Society, the conference typically draws about 15,000 attendees. 

Tuxera, based in Finland and with offices in eight countries in Europe, Asia and North America, is an international leader in data storage management, enterprise storage and networking technologies.

Fusion File Share is Tuxera's SMB implementation that provides users with the fastest and most reliable access to shared file resources. Fusion has all the features required by modern enterprise organizations, cloud vendors (PaaS and public cloud), software-defined software (SDS) companies, and is applicable in a variety of high-performance computing (HPC), media and broadcast applications, plus enterprise-grade network attached storage (NAS). 

"We are thrilled to be coming to SC22 and to have the opportunity to meet and learn from innovators who are advancing the frontiers of computing," said Antti Alila, Head of Enterprise Business Unit at Tuxera. "We're equally excited to show the sector Tuxera's innovation with Fusion File Share, which is quite simply the world's most advanced and scalable SMB server." 

Fusion File Share is built on the latest release of SMB, or server message block, Microsoft's client-server communications protocol. The mature product, in production since 2017, is already deployed in millions of devices globally. In tests, Fusion File Share contributes more than 85% of the speed performance for the world's fastest parallel file system. Created for Linux, Fusion File Share also integrates easily with Windows environments and is optimized for Mac clients. Tuxera has had a development partnership with Microsoft for more than 12 years, allowing Tuxera to match the pace of Microsoft's updates to the SMB protocol. 

"Some Linux-based SMB solutions cannot meet the performance and scalability demands needed to deliver cloud service to customers," Alila said. "Fusion File Share provides the reliability you need and scales linearly to meet any level of throughput demands."

Fusion File Share is a drop-in replacement for other SMB/CIFS servers and vastly outperforms the most widely used SMB server alternative. The outstanding differentiators for Fusion File Share by Tuxera are that it matches Microsoft's SMB development pace, offers multichannel, RDMA and compression support, is highly scalable, supports multitudes of concurrent opens and connections, has low CPU and memory usage and superior random workload support.

In head-to-head testing, Fusion File Share link speed performance steadily increases over the leading competitor as the number of client nodes increases. It offers up to 2.7 times greater multi-threaded performance, 61 times better small file creation, and sustains 100% of clients with memory usage under 40%, whereas the competitor reached 100% of memory and was unable to spawn new clients. 

Tuxera's Fusion File Share delivers results not only in testing but in the field with customers. One client in software-defined storage needed to replace an in-house SMB solution with one that delivered better performance, scalability and reliability. Fusion File Share provided aggregated throughput of 54 GB/second, 2.75 times faster than the previous solution, and a 300% increase in concurrent SMB connections while maintaining low CPU usage. 

"Fusion File Share is the solution organizations need as they adopt the cloud-first strategies of serverless technology, cloud file storage, and file-based applications," Alila said.

To meet Tuxera at SC22, visit Booth 4303. Or learn more about Tuxera's Fusion File Share SMB server at Tuxera's website

About Tuxera

Tuxera is the leading provider of quality-assured data storage management software and networking technologies. We help people and businesses store and move data reliably while making file transfers fast and content easily accessible. Our software is at the core of billions of phones, tablets, cars, TV sets, cameras, drones, external storage, routers, spacecraft, IoT devices, and public cloud storage platforms.

Tuxera's customers include car makers, device manufacturers, industrial equipment manufacturers, data-driven enterprises, and much more. They rely on our software to protect data integrity, improve storage performance, transfer data rapidly and securely, and extend flash memory lifetime in their products and for their projects. We are also members of JEDEC, AGL, SD Association, The Linux Foundation, and other industry associations. Founded in 2008, Tuxera's headquarters are located in Finland, with regional offices in China, Germany, Hungary, South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, and the U.S.

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