Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc., a leading producer of enterprise SSDs, is announcing that its PX02SMB160 Series of enterprise SSDs has attained “VMware Ready” Status. This VMware designation is its highest level of endorsement, and is the result of successful completion of a detailed validation process. The PX02SMB160 can now be found on the VMware Solution Exchange.
The VMware Ready program is a co-branding benefit of the Technology Alliance Program (TAP), which enables customers to focus in on partner products that are certified to be compatible with VMware infrastructure. Customers can utilize these solutions and products to help minimize their project’s risk levels, and to help realize cost reductions as compared to custom-built and/or configured systems.
According to Cameron Brett, director of enterprise SSD marketing for Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc., “We are in the business of helping our customers, and this certification means customers can experience impressive performance and usability in virtualized hyperscale environments with the reliable Toshiba drives they already know and use. By using the PX02SM Enterprise SSD series with vSphere 6.0, enterprises can incorporate additional capabilities that enhance performance as well as reliability, including Toshiba’s proprietary Quadruple Swing-By Code (QSBC) for improved error correction. The SSDs are optimized for mainstream server and storage applications requiring a balance between endurance, cost and performance.”
And Howard Hall, senior director for Global Alliances at VMware, observes that “We are pleased that Toshiba and the PX02SM Enterprise SSD series qualifies for the VMware Ready™ logo, signifying to customers that it has met specific VMware interoperability standards and works effectively with VMware infrastructure, which can speed time to value within customer environments.”