About Versity

Versity is the leading independent provider of advanced, scalable, high throughput software defined archiving storage technology solutions for large archiving sites around the world.

Organizations leverage Versity Storage Manager to implement low cost large scale data preservation strategies for long term storage and retrieval of data in both on premise and hybrid cloud environments. Versity serves customers in North America, Europe, South Asia, and the Middle East. Versity's customer base spans leading public and private entities in the Financial Services, Education, Banking and Finance, Research, Aerospace, Energy, Media & Entertainment, Genomics, Publishing, Data Center, and Geospatial market segments.

Our Values

We are keepers not kidnappers.

We earn your business every month, we do not trap you with clever contracts.

We are 100% independent.

We are free to make our own decisions, based on what is best for our customers.

We are agile.

We are a bureaucracy-free zone. We are fast, responsive and dedicated to rapid product evolution.

We are sustainable.

We have a clear, self-sustaining business model. We know that you depend on your archive software, so we have built a solid long-term business platform.

We value your trust.

We understand that big IT vendors abuse their power. That’s why we believe earning your trust is the most important thing we can do.

We are builders.

We are committed to building the most advanced large archive solutions the world has ever seen.

Some Interesting

Facts About Us

Versity is managing data collections all over the globe.

Lines of Code
PB of Data Under Management
Customer Retention Rate - 100%



Versity FAQ

Is Versity mainly focused on converting SAM-QFS and Oracle HSM sites?
While Versity is able to easily convert SAM-QFS and Oracle HSM sites with a simple dump and restore, the majority of Versity's customers are either brand new archive sites, or conversions from other providers like IBM, Quantum, and HPE.
Is Versity primarily an HPC focused company?

Versity serves several large HPC sites but the majority of the customer base is outside of HPC in industry verticals including Media and Entertainment, Banking and Finance, Government, Academic, Oil and Gas, Bioinformatics, and others.

Is your product exclusively available through Cray?

No. Anyone who needs rock solid data protection at low cost can purchase from Versity directly, or through a network of Versity resellers including Cray.

How is Versity funded?
Versity is privately owned and supported by revenue from customers.
Is Versity just selling a Linux version of SAM-QFS?
No.  Versity is aggressively investing in brand new state of the art archiving technology.




The latest Versity related news and announcements

ScoutFS is open source

Versity Software, the leader in large-scale data-archiving software, today announced that it has open sourced ScoutFS, a new scale out archiving filesystem.

[read more: digital journalinsidehpc, pro-linux, etc]

Linux bekommt ein archivierendes Dateisystem

Die Entwickler des Dateisystems ScoutFS haben den Quellcode ihrer Software unter die GPLv2 gestellt. Es handelt sich um ein Posix-konformes archivierendes Dateisystem, das Metadaten an Compute-Nodes auslagern kann und in den Linux-Hauptzweig integriert werden soll.

[read more]

Versity unveils new file system

Great blog post about our new filesystem ScoutFS and VSM2 by Philippe Nicolas, "One of the key design constraints was the ability of the file system to support 1 Trillion files, yes, you read correctly, 1 Trillion."

[read more]


SAN FRANCISCO, March 6, 2018 Versity Software, the leader in large scale data archiving, today announced joining the Amazon Partner Network as a Technology Partner. [read more]

Meghan McClelland named VP Product

SAN FRANCISCO, October 26, 2017 Versity Software, the leader in large scale data archiving, today announced the addition of Meghan McClelland as Vice President of Product. [read more]

Versity + HGST

SAN JOSE, CA — August 23, 2016 - Helping the world harness the power of data, Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC) announced that Ovation Data Services, Inc. (“OvationData”) has selected the joint HGST Active Archive System and Versity Storage Manager solution to build a private storage cloud for media and entertainment and oil and gas industries...[read more]

Versity S3 interface

New storage upstart Versity offers S3 object storage interface As well as multi-threaded and SAM-QFS-based archiving software

The Register — June 21, 2016 – Versity is an archiving software startup using multi-threaded SAM-QFS. [read more]