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 … Read more Atlantis announced USX 3.0 with VVOLs , SmartSnap and Replication

Nutanix Community Edition! be warned: You are going to buy new lab gear!

As one of 20 NTC’s worldwide, I was selected to join the closed Nutanix CE alpha group to test the heck out of this new cool software: The “Nutanix Community Edition”. Nutanix CE is a 100% software solution enabling technology enthusiasts to easily evaluate the latest hyper convergence technology at zero cost. Nutanix Community Edition … Read more Nutanix Community Edition! be warned: You are going to buy new lab gear!

TintriOS 3.2 update introduces per VM level QOS

Yesterday I had a great chat with Tintri Sr. Director of Products Chuck Dubuque about their newest TintriOS update. My first post about Tintri is exactly from 2 years back. Tintri was the first to have VM-aware storage where VMware is currently doing a similar thing with VVols and other vendors are following their footsteps. … Read more TintriOS 3.2 update introduces per VM level QOS

VMware & StorMagic deliver a 2-node HA Storage Solution with vSphere ROBO edition next to VSAN

StorMagic (a UK company) has a very interesting and cost effective product called SvSAN which is a iSCSI Virtual SAN specifically designed for Remote Branch Offices which require a local HA storage infrastructure and central management. Today Stormagic announces a new collaboration with VMware to deliver a 2-node HA Storage Solution for the existing VMware … Read more VMware & StorMagic deliver a 2-node HA Storage Solution with vSphere ROBO edition next to VSAN

X-IO: Zero Maintenance, Low Latency VDI Storage

At VMworld Barcelona, I was invited by Stephen Foskett to join the #TFDx event (short for Tech Field Day Extra). I’m writing about X-IO because their presentation actually triggered me. They handle a lot of things very differently. And as you can read below, I like how they do that. First, some info about X-IO … Read more X-IO: Zero Maintenance, Low Latency VDI Storage

Atlantis USX 2.0: Introducing Teleport and VVOLs for any storage

With VMworld just around the corner, Atlantis Computing has changed their corporate identity. as of this week they replaced the logo, website and have launched version 2.0 of their flagship Atlantis USX. I personally have been a very early adopter of Atlantis USX. In our company we are running Atlantis USX inside our test environment … Read more Atlantis USX 2.0: Introducing Teleport and VVOLs for any storage

PernixData announced NFS support and adds RAM to FVP

Satyam Vaghani, CTO of PernixData just announced a whole bunch of new features in their FVP product at Storage Field Day 5. With the FVP software, companies can accelerate any virtualized application using server RAM and/or flash, making it ideal for deployment in any server environment.  In addition, FVP can be deployed in conjunction with … Read more PernixData announced NFS support and adds RAM to FVP

NexentaStor 4.0 Community Edition Now Available!

This latest version of NexentaStor delivers significant performance, reliability and functionality improvements to NexentaStor. Having passed through rigorous engineering, customer and partner testing with flying colors. NexentaStor will continue to be available in two editions: Community Edition (free, full-featured, community supported software for configurations up to 18TB), and Enterprise Edition (licensed by the size of … Read more NexentaStor 4.0 Community Edition Now Available!

vSphere 5.5 VSAN, Introducing Your New Storage Vendor VMware

The best VMworld 2013 announcement for me has to be the new vSphere Virtual SAN (VSAN). I think this new vSphere feature will change the hyper-converged and storage market FOREVER. VMware created distributed storage on the VMkernel layer. Your right… NO Storage Appliance VM needed per ESXi host. This storage service runs inside the VMkernel! … Read more vSphere 5.5 VSAN, Introducing Your New Storage Vendor VMware