Scale Computing Line of Products Achieves VMware Ready Status
Scale Computing, a developer and manufacturer of Intelligent Clustered Storage™ (ICS) technology, announces that fourteen of its storage solutions have achieved VMware Ready™ status. The designation indicates that those products have passed a detailed evaluation and testing process managed by VMware and is now listed on the VMware Hardware Compatibility List. The list of products are: iSN1000 (iSCSI), iSN1000 (NAS), SN1000 (NAS), SN1000 (iSCSI), SN1000HA (iSCSI), SN1000HA (NAS), SN2000 (NAS), SN2000 (iSCSI), SN2000HA (NAS), SN2000HA (iSCSI), SN4000 (iSCSI), SN4000 (NAS), SN4000HA (iSCSI), and SN4000HA (NAS).
“Virtualizers need storage systems that cut costs, conform to VMware Best Practices, and scale as they need it, quickly with zero disruption to services”
Passing the extensive VMware-specified testing helps ensure that the storage solutions make best use of VMware technology and are ready for deployment in customer environments.
“We are pleased that the Scale Computing line of storage solutions qualify 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.
“Virtualizers need storage systems that cut costs, conform to VMware Best Practices, and scale as they need it, quickly with zero disruption to services,” said Scott Loughmiller, Chief Product Officer, Scale Computing. “With VMware ESX 4.0, Scale’s ICS architecture offers users a storage solution with no single point of failure, migrationless scalability, zero performance bottlenecks, and the lowest entry price on the market.”
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.
Available on both the Scale Storage Nodes and IBM’s System X servers, Scale Computing’s storage solutions 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 Scale Computing
Scale Computing is developer and manufacturer of Intelligent Clustered Storage™ (ICS) technology – a complete, end-to-end midmarket storage solution. Scale’s ICS technology aims to reduce costs while increasing control, as well as make storage management more convenient for IT administrators. The StarterSAN line of products with ICS provides enterprise-class, truly clustered storage features at a fraction of the price of comparable solutions. IT managers are able to build out storage clusters, starting with just 3 usable terabytes up to the multiple petabyte range on a single file system using commodity hardware. One hundred percent channel, Scale’s Generation 3.0 storage solution is protocol and density agnostic. Based in Indianapolis, IN, Scale Computing was named one of Forbes’ Most Promising Companies in 2009. For more information, visit www.scalecomputing.com
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