VAST Data Delivers Global Namespace Capabilities to Google Cloud

VAST Data, the AI data platform company, is debuting the availability of the VAST Data Platform with Google Cloud, now supporting AI workflows within the Google Cloud environment. Additionally, enterprises are now able to deploy multi-node VAST clusters either independently with Google Cloud or in concurrence with on-prem VAST clusters—bringing the entirety of VAST’s platform capabilities to both hybrid and native Google Cloud environments.

This announcement brings VAST DataSpace—a global namespace and part of the VAST Data Platform—to native/hybrid cloud environments. This solution delivers a unified, consistent data management layer that empowers the access, movement, management, and protection of structured and unstructured data throughout edge, on-prem, and hybrid multi-cloud environments—particularly benefitting AI workflows.

Notably, VAST DataSpace brings scalability, flexibility, and performance improvements to various workloads and their distinct needs, as well as resource efficiency and cloud cost savings, according to VAST Data.

By extending the power of the VAST Data Platform and VAST DataSpace to native/hybrid Google Cloud environments, enterprises can:

  • Simplify data management in hybrid cloud architectures with unified transparency.
  • Enable collaboration across globally distributed teams.
  • Accelerate feature engineering for AI.
  • Ensure cyber resiliency with a zero-trust architecture, granular access control, multitenancy with strict isolation, robust encryption, and more.
  • Power AI workflows with Google Cloud’s flexible cloud configurations.

“VAST Data offers the industry’s most innovative, optimized, and secure data platform for AI workloads and applications, across any hybrid or multi-cloud environment,” said John Mao, vice president, technology alliances at VAST Data. “Now we’re enabling Google Cloud customers to take advantage of VAST natively on their preferred cloud platform, simplifying hybrid cloud data management, protection, and access to accelerated computing cloud services no matter where their data resides, enabling faster time-to-value and accelerating innovation.”

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