GreenBytes GB-X Series Achieves VMware Ready Status
GreenBytes®, Inc., a developer of high-performance, energy-efficient inline deduplication data storage solutions, today announced that its GB-X Series of storage appliances has achieved VMware Ready™ status. This designation indicates that the GB-X Series has passed a detailed evaluation and testing process managed by VMware and is now listed on the VMware Hardware Compatibility List.
Passing the extensive VMware-specified testing helps ensure that GreenBytes’ GB-X Series appliances make best use of VMware ESX technology and are ready for deployment in customer environments.
"We are pleased that GreenBytes’ GB-X Series qualifies for the VMware Ready™ logo, signifying to customers that it has passed specific VMware testing and interoperability criteria and is ready to run their mission-critical business applications and operations," said Bernie Mills, senior director, alliance programs, VMware.
"VMware Ready™ verification is an integral step in providing VMware customers and channel partners with a new alternative to help achieve a high-performance and economical platform for the deployment of virtual servers and desktops," said Bob Petrocelli, chief executive officer, GreenBytes. "GreenBytes’ unique combination of inline deduplication and high IO performance marks a significant leap forward in storage technology for virtualized environments. By utilizing GreenBytes’ block-level deduplication over ubiquitous iSCSI, NFS and CIFS storage protocols, customers can consolidate storage for desktop images by 50-to-1 or more, and GreenBytes’ Hybrid Storage Architecture (HSA) technology provides the IOPS performance required for the extremes of many simultaneous virtual machine instances."
The VMware Ready program is a VMware co-branding program for qualified partner products and is a benefit of the VMware Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) program. With more than 1200 members worldwide, the VMware TAP program works with best-of-breed technology partners to provide them a comprehensive set of VMware technical and marketing services, support, tools and expertise to deliver enhanced value to joint customers.
GreenBytes’ GB-X Series can be found within the online VMware Partner Product Catalog at http://wwwa.vmware.com/partnercatalog/catalog/. Hardware products can be found within the online VMware Hardware Compatibility List at http://www.vmware.com/resources/compatibility/search
About GreenBytes, Inc.
GreenBytes, Inc. is a provider of high-performance, energy-efficient inline deduplication storage appliances. Featuring the world’s fastest, most efficient next-generation Hybrid Storage Architecture (HSA), GreenBytes’ GB-X Series storage appliances combine highly innovative software technology and advanced power management design with a world-class server platform to address the storage and energy efficiency crises facing today’s IT operations. The GB-X Series features solid state technology for tunable IO performance, as well as the industry’s highest levels of scalability and reliability in an easy-to-use, cost-effective package purpose-built to bring the efficiencies of data deduplication beyond data protection and into the primary storage market. GreenBytes was founded in 2007 and is based in Ashaway, Rhode Island. For more information, visit: www.getgreenbytes.com