Smart Technologies Limited (STL) recently signed a partnership agreement with Scality, a leading global data storage software company and provider of enterprise-grade, scale-out file, object and cloud storage solutions. As a result of this partnership agreement, STL is Scality’s recognised partner in Malta.

Commenting on this milestone agreement, STL Chief Technology Officer Robert Azzopardi explained that Scality offers a distributed file and object storage system “that can handle massive amounts of data, allowing organizations to grow and adapt without worrying about storage limitations.” He added that Scality’s focus on scalability is crucial in today’s data-driven world, where businesses generate and consume vast volumes of data.

Scality’s storage solutions are designed to deliver high-performance capabilities, utilising innovative technologies such as parallel architecture, intelligent data placement, and caching mechanisms to optimise data access and retrieval. This ensures that applications can operate efficiently, enabling faster data processing and improved productivity.

Referring to Scality’s storage platform, Azzopardi explained that this offers flexibility in terms of deployment options: “Whether you prefer an on-premises solution, a cloud-based setup, or a hybrid approach, Scality can accommodate your requirements. This flexibility allows you to leverage your existing infrastructure investments, while taking advantage of the scalability and cost-effectiveness of cloud storage.”

As regards Scality’s international reputation, Azzopardi mentioned the company’s solid track record of working globally with numerous organisations across different industries, including media and entertainment, healthcare, and finance, amongst others: “Scality’s expertise and experience in implementing scalable storage solutions make them an extremely reliable partner when addressing our clients’ specific business needs. This partnership enhances our capability to

be at the forefront in the provision of storage technology solutions to our customers, both on premises as well as on the cloud. “

“We are ecstatic to have Smart Technologies as a premier partner in Malta,” said Marie-Laure, Retureau Senior Regional Director @ Scality. “Our combined offering and services bring the most modern scale-out storage technology to enterprises and government organisations. Customers can now take advantage of our partnership to keep their data protected and sovereign while reducing the costs normally associated with legacy storage systems. This is an exciting time for us and for all IT customers in Malta!”

For more information on STL’s data storage solutions, contact Robert Azzopardi at .

For more information about Scality solutions , contact Marie-Laure Retureau at