Tag Archives: virtualization

HGST Ultrastar SN100 Enterprise NVMe SSD Review (3.2TB)

With the introduction of the Samsung XS1715, back in 2014, we were able to review our first ever PCIe SSD in a 2.5″ form factor. Utilizing the NVMe interface, it provided from some jaw dropping performance. At the time Intel also had (and still has) multiple 2.5″ form factor PCIe SSDs within their Intel SSD Data Center family lineup. These products, while they aren’t exactly bleeding edge any longer, answer …

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Intel Announces DC S3510 Series of SATA SSDs – High Performance and High Capacity Storage For Data Centers and Virtualization

Intel Corporation, a leading producer of high-reliability solid-state storage devices, is announcing availability of its latest addition to their Data Center Family of SSDs – the DC S3510 Series. As the technology related to hyper-converged storage continues to evolve, enterprises are more and more turning to virtualized applications to provide high-performance services to their end users. Along with the increased …

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Prepping IT As A Service For 2020 – VMware Virtualization & Cloud At LSI AIS 2013

Ray O’Farrell of VMware’s cloud infrastructure R&D took the stage for Thursday’s LSI AIS 2013 opening keynote to show the current correlation of virtualization and cloud, and how it would extend to IT in 2020 as a faster, more efficient and multifaceted service compared to the present day. The estimated numbers were quite staggering, especially considering the projections were only …

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Practical Enterprise Virtualization Applications Help Boost Validity Of Tegile’s Zebi Hybrid Storage Arrays

Charlotte, NC-based Hedrick Gardner Kincheloe & Garofalo LLP, one of the region’s premier law firms, has installed two of Tegile Systems’ Zebi hybrid storage arrays to meet its expanding capacity and virtualization needs. As Hedrick Gardner increasingly moved to a virtual infrastructure, it reached the capacity limits with its existing HP iSCSI SAN arrays, encompassing 4TB of capacity across two …

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Violin Memory Releases Flash Optimized Data Management Accelerating Enterprise Virtualization

Violin Memory, well known for their innovative all flash storage arrays, has announced the release of a fully integrated data management solution from Symantec meant to complement the already numerous capabilities built into their products. The new features should make it considerably easier for companies to manage and protect their sensitive data. The new functionality includes cloning, snapshots, replication and …

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OCZ Launches SANRAD-VXL Storage Accelerator As Caching Becomes Par For The Course

OCZ has announced the release of their new SANRAD-VXL Storage Accelerator. The VXL is a flash caching solution targeted at enterprise environments and will also provide VM-Ware acceleration. It can be paired with OCZ’s Z-Drive R4 CloudServ SSD and will also provide support for traditional iSCSI and FC storage. OCZ’s SANRAD-VXL will be available immediately. In an attempt to get this …

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Micron Buys U.K. Based Virtensys Ltd. For PCIe SSD Solutions

Micron-RealSSD-P320h

The PCIe SSD based storage market is getting quite popular these days. Micron already has a PCIe SSD on the market, but their acquisition of U.K. company Virtensys on Friday should help them keep up with other PCIe SSD rivals like Fusion-io and OCZ. Virtensys Ltd. specializes in PCIe I/O sharing appliances for large server and owns intellectual property to help share …

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