Raid/Enterprise

VeloBit Offers vBoost For Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Acceleration And Expansion

VeloBit is now offering vBoost — virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) optimization software for Windows.  vBoost accelerates popular Citrix XenDesktop deployments by improving how system storage interacts with Microsoft Hyper-V hypervisors.  Hypervisors are groups of virtual desktops that allow multiple users  to access the same commonly used data and applications simultaneously. VeloBit vBoost dramatically reduces the I/O workload on storage systems …

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LSI Nytro MegaRAID Technology Selected By Intel for Intel RAID Solutions

LSI Corporation is announcing an expanded original equipment manufacturer (OEM) agreement with Intel.  This expanded agreement will see LSI Nytro MegaRAID technology available as part of Intel’s RAID product family.  Intel will offer LSI’s Nytro MegaRAID technology in their Intel RAID SSD Cache Controllers, models RCS25ZB040 and RCS25ZB040LX.  Intel’s RCS25ZB040 includes 256GB of embedded flash memory, while the RCS25ZB040LX includes …

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QLogic Releases FabricCache — Shared Resource SAN Caching

QLogic is announcing release of their QLogic FabricCache QLE10000 adapter, the first product released based on QLogic’s innovative Mt.Ranier technology.  FabricCache is a combination of QLogic’s market-leading FibreChannel adapter, intelligent caching and I/O management in a server-based PCIe flash card form factor.  FabricCache transforms single-server, captive cache into a shared resource for a wide variety of enterprise applications that utilize …

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SMART Storage Systems CloudSpeed 500 6Gbps Server Grade SSD Review

Many organizations implement a “rip and replace” model using cheaper consumer-grade SSDs, and when they inevitably meet their demise under intensive workloads, they’re simply removed and replaced with new drives, increasing the cost of storage. Instead of moving up to much pricier solid state storage options, simply burning though cheaper drives makes more financial sense. SMART Storage Systems’s new CloudSpeed …

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LSI Releases Nytro MegaRAID PCIe Acceleration Card to Channel Partners – Upcoming Review!

LSI’s new Nytro MegaRAID Acceleration Cards have been anticipated for some time and are now available to LSI channel partners. It’s certainly one of the more intriguing products on the market as it manages to combine LSI’s Raid-On-Chip technology, software, and flash controllers courtesy of LSI SandForce. From top to bottom, its one of those products that would be hard …

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