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Dot Hill Joined Citrix Ready Program for First Time

For AssuredUVS unified virtual storage appliance
This is a Press Release edited by StorageNewsletter.com on 2011.07.06

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Dot Hill Systems Corp. has joined the Citrix Ready program.

Participating in the program, Dot Hill AssuredUVS has achieved verification with Citrix XenServer. AssuredUVS version 2.4 is the first member of Dot Hill's portfolio to achieve Citrix Ready verification.

Dot Hill AssuredUVS unified virtual storage appliances complement Citrix server virtualization solutions by paving the way for data migration and provisioning, creating a flexible, scalable system for managing diverse brands of storage and a platform for leveraging utility and cloud storage resources. Just as Citrix XenServer allows customers to gain greater leverage from server investments, the AssuredUVS thin provisioning management feature allows IT managers to provision more precisely as needs grow and manage storage growth more efficiently.

"Citrix has a significant installed base in Linux and Windows environments with its XenServer platform," said Jim Jonez, senior director of marketing, Dot Hill. "Citrix Ready AssuredUVS products assure organizations that they can confidently deploy our solutions in Citrix XenServer environments and reap the numerous benefits of unified virtual storage, including increased productivity and reduced labor and infrastructure costs."

"The compatibility between Dot Hill's AssuredUVS solutions and XenServer will allow our mutual customers to virtualize their entire infrastructure from servers to storage," said Sameer Dholakia, vice president, Datacenter and Cloud Division, Citrix. "By balancing workloads in virtual server environments, they can improve their storage performance and efficiency."

Dot Hill AssuredUVS
Solutions for Unified Virtual Storage

Dot Hill AssuredUVS solutions bring the benefits of storage virtualization to the SMB and SME markets, by combining the software, servers and storage into an appliance that can consolidate organizations' multi-vendor storage assets, improve storage efficiencies, simplify management and create IT and business flexibility. Dot Hill's AssuredUVS solutions are dedicated appliances that consolidate and virtualize storage across storage protocols including Fibre Channel and iSCSI for block storage and NFS and CIFS protocols for NAS shares. AssuredUVS appliances also support mixed OS host environments, and mixed storage platforms to support multiple server applications. This enables organizations to manage combinations of block storage and file storage via a common set of data management features such as snapshots, thin provisioning, tiered provisioning, replication, synchronous mirroring, and data migration all from a single user interface.

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