Atlantis announced USX 3.0 with VVOLs , SmartSnap and Replication

Atlantis Computing just announced version 3.0 of their USX platform and factory-integration of its Atlantis HyperScale appliances available on Cisco, HP, Lenovo and SuperMicro server platforms. Atlantis has worked hard to build more  data services into their platform like VVOLs, Snapshots and Replication. What’s New in USX 3.0? VVOL Support Atlantis is the first hyper-converged vendor that fully supports VVOLs. it will provide the ability to apply service levels (performance, capacity and … [Read more...]

vSphere APIs for IO (VAIO) Filtering is finally here to stay

VMware committed and continued to work on the API’s for IO filtering for a long time now. This very interesting feature was originally announced last year at VMworld 2014 back together with VVOLs and was expected to be released together with vSphere 6 and really got my interest back then. Where Virtual Volumes (VVOLs) was finally released in vSphere 6. The VAIO part was still not yet there. This piece of the puzzle was “just not  yet’ finished. Some vendors currently make illegal use of kernel  … [Read more...]

#vRockstar 2014, Thank you note, with pictures

I would like to thank everybody who joined us at the #vRockstar event this year. Last night was amazing!. For the third time in a row we managed to get the Hard Rock. This time exclusive and the main floor. With 350 people, 2 great DJ girls, a Hard Rock Guitar as a giveaway and many many drinks later. vRockstar 2014 was a big success. BIG Thanks to this year Sponsors! PICS Volledig album bekijken … [Read more...]

VMworld 2014: Infinio v2.0 Announced with FC + iSCSI Support

Infinio Accelerator was created to help virtualization administrators scale storage performance to support growing virtualized enterprise applications and desktops, without the traditionally associated expensive upgrades to storage hardware. A software-only solution, Infinio requires no new hardware and is operationally transparent. New features include: SAN and Unified Storage support: In addition to support for the NFS storage protocol, v2.0 will also include full support for Fibre … [Read more...]

VMworld 2014: Introducing VMware EVO RAIL

Today at VMworld US 2014, VMware introduced a new tool to make the Software Defined Datacenter happen. Introducing VMware EVO: RAIL Simplify How You Buy, Deploy and Operate Your SDDC       EVO = Software with vSphere, Virtual SAN technology is the key enabler Simple, streamlined deployment and ongoing SDDC lifecycle management One support call, 100% powered by VMware. Full EVO:RAIL set is delivered by qualified hardware vendor. VMware is NOT … [Read more...]