Inktank Ceph is available as a SaaS solution that requires no additional hardware.
Inktank works with service providers, enterprises and organizations doing high performance computing (HPC).
Inktank Ceph is a cloud-based storage platform. Using a pseudo-random placement algorithm (CRUSH), storage nodes and gossip protocols, Inktank Ceph provides provisioning and snapshots within a Network Block Device. Inktank Ceph runs on commodity hardware with no failure points and is integrated with the OpenStack cloud operating system. The solution can be used in public and private clouds.
Founded in 2012, Inktank is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.