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The Software-Defined Storage Pavilion is Open!

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PEX 2015 is off to a great start, and in case you missed it Software-Defined Storage (SDS) is key component of what VMware wants to show the partner community this year. We announced VMware Virtual SAN 6, the next generation of the radically simple hypervisor-converged storage software, and vSphere Virtual Volumes, a new integration framework Read more...

VMware Virtual SAN 6.0

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 It is with great pleasure and joy that I like to announce the official launch of VMware Virtual SAN 6.0, one of VMware’s most innovative software-defined storage products and the best hypervisor-converged storage platform for virtual machines. Virtual SAN 6.0 delivers a vast variety of enhancements, new features to the as well as performance and scalability Read more...

vSphere Virtual Volumes

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Today VMware announced the release of vSphere 6.0 and with this announcement comes the official release of vSphere Virtual Volumes. vSphere Virtual Volumes (VVOLs) is VMware’s new management & integration framework designed to deliver a more efficient operational model for external storage. vSphere Virtual Volumes implements the core tenants of the VMware SDS vision to Read more...

VMware Virtual SAN: File Services with NexentaConnect

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NexentaConnect for Virtual SAN is a software-defined storage solution designed specifically to deliver file service on top of Virtual SAN. This solution complements Virtual SAN by delivering a software-based NAS capabilities that add enterprise-class Windows and UNIX-based file services without the need for any additional hardware purchase to augment the virtual machine storage provided by Read more...

Storage and Availability at Partner Exchange 2015

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VMware’s 2015 Partner Exchange is now just about one week away, and it’s shaping up to be a great one! In storage and availability we’ll have a lot to talk about across the board: Some sessions will offer deeper examinations of our current products, others will give you a great exploration of some of the Read more...

Discover Software-Defined Storage & VMware Virtual SAN at PEX 2015!

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Are you a VMware partner? Come learn more about VMware Virtual SAN — our software-defined storage solution designed for vSphere environments — at VMware Partner Exchange (PEX) 2015. The sessions, like the rest of PEX 2015, will take place at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California, February 3 – 5th. Depending on your needs, Read more...

VMware Virtual SAN and Scale IO: Fundamentally Two Different Approaches to Software-Defined Storage

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There’ s a lot of buzz and excitement around Software-Defined Storage (SDS) and hyper-converged storage solutions.  Particularly around VMware’s recently introduced product: VMware Virtual SAN.   VMware Virtual SAN is seeing tremendous traction in the market since its release. After only two full quarters of availability, we already have many hundreds of customers happily running a variety Read more...

Gartner Predictions: Storage Integration Leading the Way in 2015

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Rowing crews move in sync to keep their craft moving at a steady pace – but that synchronous movement would not exist without an investment in the right hardware and the right training. For businesses, that means not only investing in the right rowers, but also in the right tools to enable athletes. And for Read more...