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Use VSAN Assessment to validate Virtual SAN’s benefits for your organization

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NOTE: this article is out of date.  For the latest information, please read the following:  Take the plunge into HCI – Run a simple vSAN Assessment! Are you experiencing challenges with your current vSphere storage environment (i.e., performance, capacity constraint, complexity, expensive renewals) or just not sure if VMware Virtual SAN (VSAN) would be a good fit? Now Read more...

VMware’s 64-node All-Flash VSAN demo at PEX

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Another productive VMware Partner Exchange day for our partners and we had another great turnout at the Software-Defined Storage (SDS) Pavilion, where we demoed VDI boot storm on VMware’s 64-node All-Flash VSAN and we continue to have multiple ecosystem partners showcasing their joint solutions with Virtual SAN and Virtual Volumes. If you missed it, on Read more...

Do You Need Hardware Guidance to Accelerate Your Virtual SAN Deployment?

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It has been 10 months since we released the first set of Virtual SAN Ready Nodes , which are validated server configurations jointly recommended by VMware and Server OEMs to accelerate Virtual SAN deployment. We have been working closely with multiple Server OEM partners to continuously update the list of Virtual SAN Ready Nodes. The Virtual SAN Ready Read more...

US$4,500 promo discount on Fusion-io ioMemory for Virtual SAN™ deployment

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VMware is excited to collaborate with Fusion-io, a leader in flash solutions with deployments by more than 6,000 customers, to provide customers a range of 15 enterprise-class PCI-E SSDs certified for Virtual SAN™   (see the VSAN Compatibility Guide). Virtual SAN™ leverages the speed and power of server-side flash to deliver a high-performance cache in front Read more...

SanDisk flash storage available for Virtual SAN™

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SanDisk is actively supporting VMware in our Virtual SAN™ launch, providing high-performing, high-endurance flash drives that enable enterprise-class scalability while minimizing IO storage latency for read and write operations. The partnership of VMware and SanDisk on Virtual SAN™ was announced in a December press release, and discussed again at the VMware Partner Exchange (PEX) in Read more...