Seven10 Storfirst to Replace EMC DiskXtender

EMC Has Announced the End-of-Life for DiskXtender and Has Approved Seven10 Storfirst Storage Software as Its Replacement


Salt Lake City, Utah – MetaSource, the leading distributor of EMC ApplicationXtender, Captiva and InfoArchive today announces that Seven10 has been approved by EMC to replace DiskXtender, which has reached its end-of-life.

Additionally, MetaSource partners will have access to an aggressively priced bundle to provide DiskXtender users, which includes a DiskXtender migration service, standard file system
interface into legacy and new storage and a full year
of Storfirst software maintenance.

EMC DiskXtender End-of-Life

On December 31, 2015, EMC Corporation issued an end-of-life statement to customers using DiskXtender
(DX) Hierarchial Storage Management (HSM) software. Additionally, DX will no longer be supported as of December 31, 2017. For
next generation storage management, EMC now recommends
Seven10’s Storfirst Gateway technology to replace DX.

Seven10 is working in partnership with MetaSource to
offer a special migration package for the industry’s most
comprehensive and economical replacement plan
for DX customers.

What this means for DX users:

  • A complete migration, plus management transition
    strategy at a very low cost
  • Comprehensive support that includes Seven10’s PS lead
    (remote) efforts to ensure flawless migration
  • Support for next generation storage technologies such as
    cloud, object, and NAS
  • More scalable and robust storage gateway

Storfirst Gateway: Technology Built
for the Sophisticated Enterprise

Storfirst Migration + Gateway software
provides unmatched flexibility for current DX
customers by providing all of the necessary
integration, certification, and validation efforts
into the storage layer. This “master key”
approach to storage platform management
ensures that customers can unlock any
storage device adopted by the enterprise so
that growth beyond a single type of storage is

Storfirst Migration + Gateway is purpose built
to provide a seamless and graceful migration
path away from legacy technologies like
DX while future-proofing customers costly
and disruptive migrations once and for all.
By providing immediate connection to your
storage of choice through standard networking
protocols such as SMB/CIFS or NFS
customers can enjoy on-demand access, with
unequaled scale, to all storage types.

Key Storfirst Gateway improvements vs. DX

  • Standard CIFS presentation layer of tiered storage
  • Native support for the widest variety of cloud storage platforms (public + private)
  • Built-in, software driven data migration engine
  • Exabyte scale, supporting billions of files and unlimited directories per server
  • No agents and no third party software
  • High data availability with cluster support & multi-target tiering
  • Facilitates compliance & improves security with support of WORM & ACLs
  • Designed to outlive storage and eliminates obsolescence with support for all storage types
  • Application-defined retention and lifecycle policy management
  • User friendly and customer installable
  • Cost effective with immediate ROI

About Seven10 Storage Software

Seven10 is a market leading developer of automated data management
software. The company’s award-winning technology provides organizations a
simple, unified information management system that includes data
migration capabilities from existing storage arrays. With support for
on-premise and cloud technologies, Seven10 helps customers protect their
most essential corporate data – offering a secure, scalable, and
centralized view of tiered storage. With proven success in healthcare,
finance and other compliance-driven markets, Seven10’s software delivers
immediate access while providing the most economical choices for
long-term data retention. Technology built to outpace innovation. More:

About MetaSource, LLC

MetaSource is a technology focused provider of Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) / Business Process Management (BPM) services integrated with Enterprise Content Management (ECM), workflow solutions, compliance services and customer experience processes to meet our clients’ objectives. We help our clients manage risk, improve quality, increase efficiencies and realize their most important goals. From automation to outsourcing, our solutions enable you to focus on your core business – MetaSource will do the rest. We service a variety of industries for a national clientele through our global network of PCI Level 1 / Version 3 certified, SOC / AT 101 Type II / AT 101 (formerly known as SAS70) and HIPAA compliant processing centers, employing over 800 employees world.

For more information about MetaSource, contact Colin Graf at or (267) 552-6379.