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NextIO I/O to Showcase Next-Generation I/O Virtualization

NextIO (, the premier provider of next-generation server I/O, will demonstrate its second-generation I/O virtualization (IOV) solutions for the first time at the 2009 SIFMA (Securities Industries and Financial Markets Association) Technology Exhibit and Conference in New York City, booth #2205, June 23-25. These solutions are optimal for Enterprise Data Center and High Performance Compute […]

A Sneak Peek At VMware vSphere 4 I/O Goodness (And World Records)

So, about a year ago (May 2008), the VMware Performance engineering team and EMC collaborated on an effort to see just how much IO you could push through an ESX 3.5 host.  The results of that effort were posted in detail here, and it started a lot of dialog about what applications were candidates for […]

VMware has its Head in the Clouds, but its Feet are Planted Firmly on the Ground

VMware made the largest announcement in the history of the company today when it officially unveiled VMware vSphere 4 (it ships on May 21, 2009). While VMware certainly made a big deal of the event – hosting 1,000 people at its Palo Alto headquarters, it still probably understated the significance. VMware vSphere 4 provides the performance, reliability, […]

VMware vSphere 4 Fully Supported by Emulex HBAs, CNAs and the Latest Release of HBAnyware

Cloud Computing and Virtualized Server Environments Benefit From Improved Performance and Efficiency Using Emulex LightPulse HBAs and CNAs Emulex Corporation today announced that its LightPulse(r) Host Bus Adapters (HBAs) and Converged Network Adapters (CNAs) are fully supported with VMware in-box drivers as part of VMware vSphere(tm) 4, VMware’s operating system for building the internal cloud, […]

New EMC Symmetrix V-Max Federates Engines with Virtual Matrix Architecture

V-Max Engines — At the Heart The basic building block of the new system is called a V-Max Engine. Each Engine combines ports, multi-core processors, mirrored global memory, matrix interconnects and EMC’s Enginuity software. Each Engine is connected to the other over a matrix. This configuration is being positioned by EMC as the industry’s first […]

3PAR Delivers Scalable Performance With Microsoft Exchange Server 2007

Thin Provisioned Result Featured within the Microsoft Exchange Solution Reviewed Program 3PAR, the leading global provider of utility storage, announced today the submission of five storage solution reports for Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 under the Microsoft Exchange Solution Reviewed Program (ESRP), Storage Version 2.1. The performance of the 3PAR InServ® Storage Server, as documented in […]

IBM Releases Storage Virtualization for SMBs With SAN Volume Controller Entry Edition

New SVC Entry Edition Designed to Deliver Industry Leading Virtualization Capabilities to SMB Clients; IBM Continues Storage Virtualization Leadership Storage Networking World — IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced its industry leading storage virtualization software that helps clients more efficiently manage and consolidate volumes of business data, will be packaged for small and medium sized (SMB) […]

3PAR Introduces Third-Generation Virtualized Storage Array

New T-Class Featuring Thin Built In Architecture Achieves Record-Setting Performance Results 3PAR, the leading global provider of utility storage, introduced today the 3PAR InServ® T400 and T800 Storage Servers, built on a third-generation 3PAR InSpire® Architecture that features the 3PAR Gen3 ASIC with integrated fat-to-thin processing. With the delivery of the new T-Class arrays, 3PAR […]

100,000 I/O Operations Per Second, One VMware ESX Host

The performance of I/O is critical to achieving good overall performance on enterprise applications. Workloads like transaction processing systems, web applications, and mail servers are sensitive to the throughput and latency of the I/O subsystem. In order for VMware ESX to run these applications well, it needs to push large amounts of I/O without adding […]

New Benchmark Results Crown IBM Storage Virtualization the Highest Performing Solution in the World

Storage Virtualization Solution Unlocks Proprietary Hardware, Delivers Industry Best Performance, Low Power Consumption to PHNS Hospital Services ARMONK, NY – July 12, 2007 – IBM today announced that its flagship storage virtualization solution has achieved benchmark results through the Storage Performance Council (SPC), demonstrating that it is the highest performing storage virtualization solution in the […]

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