Results tagged "Virsto"
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February 12, 2013 05:11 PMVMware is acquiring Virsto, which provides software to accelerate virtual machine I/O and improve overall storage performance in virtual environments.
November 07, 2012 12:09 PMNew technologies are emerging to streamline storage environments. Whether you call those technologies storage virtualization, storage hypervisors or software defined storage, IT still has to be persuaded to embrace them.
November 06, 2012 01:15 PMDataCore's SANsymphony-V software provides a host of storage features, including auto-tiering, replication, and the ability to remove physical disks without disruption, that can be run on a variety of storage hardware.
September 04, 2012 02:56 PMVMware's focus has shifted from virtualizing servers to virtualizing whole data centers--and storage vendors are happy to jump on for the ride.
June 11, 2012 01:23 PMBoth vendors offer per-VM snapshots: Tintri's comes as a hybrid storage system; Virsto sells a storage hypervisor. Our blogger takes a look at their offerings.
April 05, 2012 09:00 AMOn the whole, server virtualization has been a blessing due to physical machine to logical machine consolidation that leads to better system and CPU utilization and attendant improved IT cost economics. But servers are only part of broader interlocked “systems” of hardware components (including networks and storage) and software (including operating systems and applications) that must work in harmony together. And any change in one component (in this case, servers) may cause complications or problems (such as performance and capacity utilization) with another component (in this case, storage). This is yet another instance of the law of unintended consequences. However, Virsto’s chosen role is to repeal that instance of the law through the use of its storage hypervisor.
March 15, 2012 09:00 AMIBM is promulgating a storage management concept that it calls a “storage hypervisor” though the final product name has not been determined. The company claims the technology will offer benefits – such as better storage utilization – leading to better storage cost economics, and data mobility – leading to increased flexibility, such as non-disruptive storage refreshes – and parallels the acceptance of server hypervisors and virtualization. But there are also broad implications about how storage will be deployed and managed under IBM’s hypervisor solutions and strategy that you may find worthy of attention. Let’s see why.
September 02, 2010 05:09 PMBack in February of this year, Virsto launched their "Virsto One" storage virtualization software product. Much was written about Virsto at that time, and they were covered here on Network Computing. I had the unique opportunity to sit down and talk with Mark Davis, CEO of Virsto, in San Francisco this week while we were both in town for VMworld. Virsto is virtualizing storage in Microsoft Hyper-V based environments. A key question for Mark was why release storage virtualization in the Hyper-V space first before addressing the VMware market?
February 26, 2010 10:28 AMAny day now, storage managers should get happier - a lot happier. Virsto Software is due to ship Virsto One, the first hypervisor-based storage solution that aims at reducing the size of VMs while improving their performance. This implies a lot of things, one of which is that it will radically shrink the size of VMs by 80 or 90 percent. For an IT organization swamped in VMs, that can only be a good thing.