Introduction to Cohesity
Cohesity is widely known as a data storage company capable of working with enterprises of various sizes. It was founded in 2013 and the headquarters are in San Jose, California. Despite the fact that it’s a relatively new player on the market – it has already become established as one of the leading data storage solutions.
The company’s main solution is a platform designed for data management that includes backups, analytics, and more. Cohesity has also managed to largely eliminate IT silos by connecting parts of the system across both public and private clouds.
Cohesity as a service offers a lot of complementary products that can be split into four groups – Software, App Ecosystem, Distributed File System and Hyperconverged Platforms.
The essential Software part includes products like DataPlatform, DataProtect, Helios, and more.
Cohesity DataPlatform, as the name suggests, is a platform for most of Cohesity’s products and solutions, the main target of it is data and app consolidation, including files/objects, backups, analytics, and more – all of that on a software-defined platform based on their unique filesystem SpanFS. Since Data Platform is a software solution, it is capable of working efficiently on different platforms, including Dell, Cisco, HPE, or even Cohesity’s own hyperconverged platforms and the public cloud.