Archive for «July, 2018»

Jevons Paradox of Performance in Data Center
Lenovo, Intel and VMware worked to solve real issue that has been limiting performance of virtualized applications.
2018.07.03 | Press Release
Cisco and NetApp Launch FlexPod Solutions for Delivery of Cloud Infrastructure and Industry-Specific Applications
Combining Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure with NetApp data services for hybrid cloud
2018.06.14 | Press Release
STOR2RRD V2.30 Freeware Monitoring Tool From Xorux
Supports Dell EMC XtremIO, HPE StoreOnce, DataCore SANsymphony, Lenovo ThinkSystem DS Series.
2018.05.30 | Press Release
VMware Assigned Fourteen Patents
Synchronizing replicas with media errors in distributed storage, predictive probabilistic de-dupe of storage, memory management in decentralized control plane, allocate physical storage costs to logical disks, replication of virtualized computing environment, interfaces for space-optimized block devices, using delta query to seed live migration, space efficient persistence of in-memory table, modifying instance catalog to perform operations, dynamic path selection policy for multipathing in virtualized environment, tracking data of virtual disk snapshots using tree data structures, non-homogeneous disk abstraction for data oriented applications, multi-level snapshot caching, disk storage allocation for VMs
2018.05.21 | In Brief
HPE SimpliVity 380 System With Hyper-V and SimpliVity Workspaces for Citrix
Hyperconverged portfolio gives customers multi-hypervisor capability, combined with built-in data protection, and guaranteed data efficiency for virtualized environments
2018.05.16 | Press Release
Dell HCI Advancements for VxRail Appliances and VxRack SDDC Systems
Simplifying path to VMware-based clouds, and adoption of technologies for multi-clouds in VMware environments
2018.05.07 | Press Release
Dell “Leaning Against” Idea of Buying Portion of VMware
It doesn't already own.
2018.04.18 | In Brief
Overland-Tandberg RDX USB Devices Support VMware ESX/ESXI Hosts and VMs
With NetJapan software
2018.04.13 | Press Release
Sangfor Hyperconverged Infrastructure With Built-in CDP Delivers Near Zero Recovery Point Objective
VM-level backup solution for customers running VMware platform
2018.04.05 | Press Release
Sungard Availability Services Brings VMware NSX to Hosted Private Cloud Solution
For Dell EMC infrastructures
2018.03.28 | Press Release
VMware Investor Jericho Capital Calls Potential Dell Merger “Terrible Deal”
In letter sent to IT giant company
2018.03.14 | Press Release
Dell Working on Reverse Merger With VMware
IPO seen as less likely
2018.03.02 | In Brief
Pivot3 in Deeper Partnerships With Zerto, VMware and Redington Value
To support wider range of use cases on single infrastructure, including BC, workforce mobility and business analytics applications
2018.02.20 | Press Release
Rumor: VMware Would Take Over Dell
Rise in VMware share price complicated things.
2018.01.31 | In Brief
Dell Explores IPO
And deal with VMware
2018.01.29 | In Brief
Critical Security Issues of VMware vSphere Data Protection
Action required to remediate
2018.01.08 | Press Release
VMware Assigned Thirteen Patents
Maintaining storage profile consistency in cluster having local and shared storage, transparent virtualization of cloud storage, ensuring storage availability for VMs, VM recovery on non-shared storage, storage policy-based automation of protection for DR, scalable distributed storage architecture, storing checkpoint file in high performance storage device, power management for distributed storage, surfacing host-side storage capacity to virtual machines, incremental backups using retired snapshots, runtime emulating static thread local storage of portable executable software code, active/passive asynchronous replicated storage for live migration, dynamic content disk
2017.12.14 | In Brief
Dell EMC VxRail and XC Series HCI Appliances Based on PowerEdge 14th Generation Servers
For more processing power and higher internal bandwidth
2017.12.05 | Press Release
Persistent Memory 32GB NVDIMM-N From Micron
Delivering 2,933MT/s speeds to eliminate storage bottlenecks
2017.11.24 | Press Release
Stéphane Gaillard Regional Director Southern Europe, Rubrik
Was at Veeam where he spent last four years as France country sales director.
by Philippe Nicolas | 2017.10.17 | News
VMware Assigned Eight Patents
Workload selection and cache capacity planning for virtual SAN, instant xvmotion using private storage virtual appliance, application management in enterprise environments using cloud-based application recipes, VM and host management function availability, providing availability of agent virtual computing instance during storage failure, filter appliance for object-based storage system, deployment of virtual machine disks from shared network file system, federated cloud storage system
2017.09.18 | In Brief
VMworld: Panzura Launching Second Generation of Inside Program
Under $35,000, featuring Freedom 7 VM with 10x performance and scale, tested with hyperconverged infrastructure systems and all-flash arrays
2017.09.07 | Press Release
VMworld: Dell EMC Drives Levels of Cross-Portfolio Integration and Support for VMware Customers
Spanning hyperconverged infrastructure, hybrid cloud platforms, data protection and all-flash storage arrays
2017.09.07 | Press Release
VMworld: Lenovo Unveils ThinkAgile VX Series Preconfigured Hyperconverged Infrastructure Solutions
Powered by VMware vSAN
2017.09.07 | Press Release
CachePhysics, New Start-Up Founded by Irfan Ahmad
Leveraging all works and studies made at CloudPhysics
by Philippe Nicolas | 2017.09.06 | News
VMworld: Introduction of iland Secure DRaaS
Supporting VMware vCloud Availability for vCloud Director
2017.09.05 | Press Release
Glassware 2.0 Availability by Sphere 3D
Open virtual appliance for deployment on VMware ESXi Hosts and on HVE all-flash and NVMe appliances
2017.09.05 | Press Release
Valley Proteins nutzt konvergierte Infrastruktur für kritische SAP-Anwendungen German
FlashStack vereint Pure Storage FlashArrays, Cisco UCS-Server und VMware Software
2017.09.05 | Press Release
Mellanox With VMware
To accelerate applications in virtualized data centers
2017.09.04 | Press Release
90% of Organisations to Adopt VMware Production Environments in Cloud by 2018
Druva survey
2017.08.22 | Press Release
Pivot3 Hyperconverged Solutions Certified With VMware Horizon Cloud Service
For application and desktop virtualization
2017.08.08 | Press Release
VMware vSAN Customer Adoption in Educational Institutions
At Oakland University, University of South Carolina Upstate, Ventura County Community College District
2017.07.06 | Press Release
VMware Assigned Six Patents
Maintaing encryption keys to provide encryption on top of de-dupe, low-cost backup and edge caching using unused disk blocks, centralized power management with partial suspend mode for distributed storage, reducing I/O operations for centralized backup and storage, load applications and application data into virtual machine using hypervisor-attached volumes, test programs
2017.06.12 | In Brief
Nakivo Backup & Replication V7.1 With Support for Hyper-V Failover Clusters for VM Backup
Can use live migration technology to move live VMs between nodes in cluster without downtime.
2017.06.06 | Press Release
Ranajit Nevatia VP Business Development and Alliances, Rubrik
Was CEO of Datagres.
by Philippe Nicolas | 2017.05.19 | News
Datos IO RecoverX VMware Ready for Application Software Status
Supported on vSphere 6 for production environments
2017.04.26 | Press Release
Toshiba Attains VMware vSAN Certification
For PX05S enterprise 12Gb SAS SSDs
2017.04.21 | Press Release
VMware vSAN 6.6 Featuring Native Hyperconverged Infrastructure Security and Higher All-Flash Performance
Starts at $2,495 per CPU, and vSAN for desktop list price from $50 per user.
2017.04.20 | Press Release
VMware Assigned Eight Patents
Opportunistic asynchronous de-dupe using in-memory cache, memory buffer management, data deployment for parallel data processing system, dynamic protection of storage resources for DR, preventing migration of VM from affecting DR of replica, host-based replication with end-to-end compression, storage network de-dupe, asynchronous replicated storage for live migration
2017.04.18 | In Brief
Pure Storage: Continued Momentum of Joint flashStack Solutions and Customer Transformation With Cisco
Enhancing simplicity and reliability for customers
2017.03.17 | Press Release
Exclusive Interview With Bipul Sinha, CEO, Rubrik
7X customer base in 2016, wants to be public.
by Philippe Nicolas | 2017.03.13 | News
Nexsan Unity Systems Achieved VMware Ready Status
To support vSphere 6.5
2017.01.10 | Press Release
2017 Predictions for Hyper-Converged Infrastructure
By VMware
2016.12.20 | Press Release
OSNEXUS QuantaStor Software-Defined Storage Solution VMware Ready
After validation process
2016.12.12 | Press Release
StorPool Enables Backup and Recovery and Supports Hyper-V and VMware Hypervisors
Software-defined storage solution scaling beyond 1PB in single cluster with millions of IO/s, below $0.1/IO/s, throughput of tens of GB/s per cluster
2016.11.25 | Press Release
Western Digital: CloudSpeed Eco Gen. II SATA and Ultrastar SN100 PCIe NVMe SSD for VMware
Company collaborates with HPE on All-Flash Virtual SAN Ready Nodes.
2016.10.27 | Press Release
Dell EMC: VxRail Appliances and VxRack System 1000 Powered by PowerEdge Servers
Starting price at $45,000 for VxRail
2016.10.26 | Press Release
VMware Advances Cross-Cloud Architecture With vSphere, Virtual SAN and vRealize Solutions
Virtual SAN starts at $2,495/CPU, and Virtual SAN for desktop at $50/user.
2016.10.26 | Press Release
VMware Assigned Thirteen Patents
Emulating stretched storage device using shared replicated storage device, using stretched storage to optimize DR, migrating virtual machines between cloud computing facilities using multiple extended local virtual networks and static network addresses, generating remediation options within cluster of host computers that run virtual machines, emulating stretched storage device using shared storage device, preventing migration of virtual machine from affecting DR of replica, unified storage/VDI provisioning methodology, system software interfaces for space-optimized block devices, online virtual machine disk migration, persisting high availability protection state for virtual machines stored on distributed object-based storage, catastrophic data loss avoidance, protecting virtual machines against storage connectivity failures, runtime emulating static thread local storage of portable executable software code
2016.09.28 | In Brief
Options in Scalability With Virtual SAN
By VMware
2016.09.23 | Press Release
Samsung and VMware Showcasing Software-Defined Data Center Rack
Featuring NVMe SSDs for caching
2016.09.08 | Press Release
Dell Validated System for Virtualization
From thin client to cloud
2016.09.05 | Press Release
All-Flash VMware Virtual SAN Ready Node Solutions From AIC
10 bays and raw storage from 720GB to 5.76TB, and 24-bays, 2.64TB to 21.12TB
2016.09.02 | Press Release
Hedvig Demos VMware Integration and Multi-Site Hybrid Cloud Storage Solutions
Improving business agility and delivering HA for virtual server deployments at scale
2016.09.02 | Press Release
EMC Expands ‘Data Protection Everywhere’ Portfolio for VMware Environments
Integrated data protection offerings, optimizing protection of VMware workloads on VMware Virtual SAN, vSphere
2016.09.01 | Press Release
iXsystems TrueNAS E16F Expands Capacity of TrueFlash All-Flash Array by 10X
With 300TB raw capacity in 15U, 8.4PB in 42U
2016.09.01 | Press Release
Brocade Analytics Monitoring Platform Delivers Insight Into Storage Networks
Providing organizations with end-to-end visibility into application performance
2016.08.31 | Press Release
Cohesity: Solutions With VMware Virtual SAN and vRealize Automation
Brings simplicity of hyperconverged infrastructure and policy-based automation to primary and secondary storage.
2016.08.31 | Press Release
Exablox: OneBlox 5210 Scale-Out All-Flash Storage
$28,995, 40TB maximum raw capacity
2016.08.30 | Press Release
Veritas Adds Resiliency Platform 2.0
"Lower RPO" compared to Vmware native data mover vSphere Replication
2016.08.30 | Press Release
VMware Announces Virtual SAN Customers
Amway, iGov Technologies and SugarCreek
2016.08.29 | Press Release
AccelStor NeoSapphire 3400 Series Achieved VMware Ready Certification
Allowing to use 10GbE models with virtualized environment
2016.08.26 | Press Release
Atto XstreamCORE Storage Controller Achieves VMware Ready Status
Can be found on VMware Solution Exchange.
2016.08.23 | Press Release
Proact Nordic Becomes VMware PSO Partner
To reinforce position in virtualization
2016.07.22 | Press Release
Western Digital Collaborates With HPE and VMware
To deliver OLTP performance for SQL Server 2016 on virtual SAN
2016.06.27 | Press Release
Ctera Scales Up and Virtualizes Cloud Storage Gateway Portfolio
For distributed and converged IT Infrastructure, virtual appliance, 4X capacity expansion
2016.04.28 | Press Release
VMware Assigned Four Patents
Parallelizing data copy in distributed file system, providing multiple IO paths in virtualized environment to support for high availability of virtual machines, recovery system and method for recreating state of datacenter, replicating VMs across different virtualization platforms
2016.04.26 | In Brief
Reseller Agreements Between Dell and EMC …
For VCE hyper-converged offerings
2016.04.12 | Press Release
… EMC Expands Reach For VCE Hyper-Converged Offerings
Following Dell reseller agreements
2016.04.12 | Press Release
SoftNAS Selected Nakivo Backup & Replication
For VM Backup to Amazon cloud
2016.04.12 | Press Release
Availability of Osnexus QuantaStor v4 Hyperscale SDS Platform
Hyperscale file, block and object software-defined storage, enabling scale up and out to 64 nodes and 64PB
2016.04.01 | Press Release
Violin Concerto OS 7 Certified for VMware’s Site Recovery Manager
Integration gives customers control over recovery at vSphere management level
2016.03.09 | Press Release
VMware Assigned Ten Patents
Storing checkpoint file in high performance storage device for rapid VM suspend and resume, hash-based snapshots, simulate storage, acquiring quiesceing set of information associated with VM, I/O hint framework for server flash cache, interdependent VM management, providing virtual desktops using resources accessed on public computer networks, allocating and surfacing host-side storage capacity to VMs, customizable virtual disk allocation for big data workload, visualizing linked clone trees
2016.03.08 | In Brief
VxRail, VCE Hyper-Converged Appliance Starting at $60,000
By EMC and VMware
2016.02.25 | Press Release | [with our comments]
VMware: Virtual SAN 6.2 for Hyper-Converged Software
Starts at $2,495 per CPU for Virtual SAN 6.2 and $50 per user for Virtual SAN for Desktop.
2016.02.18 | Press Release
From Canadian Web Hosting, Private Cloud Hosting Plans Using VMware vSAN Storage
Distributed storage gives customers enterprise-grade SSDs for high-performance R/W caching, in combination with HDDs.
2016.02.12 | Press Release
Hybrid Backup and DR Solution BDR 515 From ioSafe
Fire and waterproof
2016.02.11 | Press Release
Telegrupp in Estonia Joins Nakivo Cloud Backup Ecosystem
For VMware DR
2016.02.09 | Press Release
Jean-Phillipe Barleaza VP Channel and Alliances and General Business in EMEA, VMWare
Prior to joining company held senior channel positions covering Southern Europe at NetApp and CA.
2016.02.08 | Press Release
CloudByte Renews VMware Ready Certification
For ElastiStor, containerized enterprise storage solution
2016.01.22 | Press Release
VMware Assigned Eleven Patents
Securing VMs with virtual volumes, distributed, transactional key-value store, detecting and suppressing redundant I/O operations, hypervisor-based flash cache space management in multi-VM environment, storage architecture for VMs, lightweight remote replication of local write-back cache, high availability across geographically disjoint clusters, replication of write-back cache using placeholder virtual machine for resource management, implementing hybrid flash/HDD-based virtual disk files, placing storage network device into maintenance mode in virtualized computing environment, consistent unmapping of application data in presence of concurrent, unquiesced writers and readers
2015.12.18 | In Brief
Artisan Infrastructure Enhances IT Continuity Engine
With support for VMware vCenter Server
2015.12.17 | Press Release
VMware Assigned Sixteen Patents
Crypto proxy for cloud storage services, allocating datastores for VMs, hybrid locking using network and on-disk based schemes, asynchronous unmap of thinly provisioned storage for virtual machines, virtual disk snapshot consolidation using block merge, VM operations using storage system functionality, live migration of VM during direct access to storage over SR IOV adapter, improving performance of remote USB storage, coordinated hypervisor staging of I/O data for storage devices on external cache devices, transaction entries to achieve crash consistency when performing write-behind caching using a flash storage-based cache, VM-granular SSD/FLASH cache live migration, restoring VM state from checkpoint file, aving VM state to checkpoint file, storage commands according to I/O priorities and dependencies, software interfaces for space-optimized block devices, power management and VM migration
2015.12.01 | In Brief
OCZ Z-Drive 4500 SSD Achieves VMware Ready Status
Now listed on VMware Solution Exchange
2015.11.16 | Press Release
Nicira/VMware Assigned Patent
Replicating network information base in distributed network control system with multiple controller instances
2015.11.16 | In Brief
Class Action Lawsuits Against EMC by Gilman Law
As board of directors breached fiduciary duties.
2015.11.05 | Press Release
SolidFire Introduced New Addition Agile Infrastructure for Virtual Environments
Pre-validated reference architecture drastically simplifies deployment of dynamic IT environments with technologies from Dell and VMware.
2015.10.27 | Press Release
DataCore Showcased Parallel I/O Software
First company's product not only for storage but eventually for servers only
2015.10.26 | Press Release | [with our comments]
By Tintri, TvSphere Web Client Plug-in 2.0 and Management Pack for VMware vRealize Operations
Following strong partnership with VMware
2015.10.15 | Press Release
Toshiba Got VMware 6.0 Certification for 12Gb 15,000rpm SAS HDDs
AL13SX Series eHDDs and PX03SN Series eSSDs
2015.10.05 | Press Release
Nephos IT in Mexico Distributing Nakivo
For VMware DR
2015.09.22 | Press Release
QCT Pioneers Hyperconverged Infrastructure in Collaboration With VMware EVO SDDC
Multiple integrated systems available at company's global cloud solution centers
2015.09.15 | Press Release
Backup Vx Enables to Deploy Barracuda Backup on Virtual Environments
$2,250 per terabyte protected data
2015.09.11 | Press Release
Synology RC18015xs+ Launches Taiwanese Company Into SME Market
HA cluster solution that scales over 1PB, starting at $12,000
2015.09.10 | Press Release
Samsung SSD AutoCache V3.0 Software Supports vSphere APIs for IO Filtering
Will optimize VM operations in vSphere6 deployments.
2015.09.10 | Press Release
Xangati Extends Storage Performance Analytics to VMware Virtual SAN
Also implemented integration into NetApp
2015.09.10 | Press Release
VCE VxRack Hyper-Converged System Delivers Path To VMware Software-Defined Data Center
Expanded hyper-converged rackscale systems family with system based on EVO SDDC.
2015.09.09 | Press Release
New and Enhanced Solutions From EMC Federation
And new Federation Ready Partner Program
2015.09.09 | Press Release
Integrated Data Service for vSphere With SanDisk FlashSoft Software
Caching solution brings host-based flash acceleration to vSphere6 ecosystem.
2015.09.09 | Press Release
Geminare and VMware Collaborate
To bring DRaaS solutions to VMware's vCloud Air
2015.09.09 | Press Release