Tuesday 30 October 2012

SNW Europe 2012: DataCore Software Presents 'What's New in the Storage Hypervisor for the Enterprise' and Powers Cloud and Business Applications to Run Faster Virtualized

DataCore is a Platinum Sponsor and Keynote presenter at SNW Europe, Datacenter Technologies & Virtualization World 2012; Stop by Booth #2 and Learn What’s New and Why Thousands of Customers Choose to Run their Business with DataCore Software

Today at the SNW Europe, Datacenter Technologies & Virtualization World 2012 event, DataCore Software will showcase many of the powerful storage management capabilities of SANsymphony™-V 9.0, "The Storage Hypervisor for the Cloud" including ‘Heat maps’ and tools to pinpoint storage bottlenecks and optimize storage pool management, high availability stretch-site mirroring, automatic Continuous Data Protection features for fast application recovery and enterprise-wide flash SSD storage auto-tiering and adaptive caching capabilities that significantly boost the speed, throughput and availability of virtualized, I/O intensive business applications like SAP, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft SharePoint and Microsoft Exchange. Stop by booth #2 under the motto "DataCore Software: Elevator to the Cloud" and find out why thousands of customers report significantly faster performance and better than 99.999% uptime after virtualizing their existing storage with SANsymphony-V.

“Thousands of customers throughout Europe have already realized the compelling performance and productivity advantage of DataCore™ SANsymphony-V,“ states Christian Hagen, Vice President and Managing Director EMEA. "The DataCore storage hypervisor greatly improves the economics and harnesses the full power of server caches, solid state disks (SSDs) and existing storage assets so that application owners no longer need to 'rip and replace' storage infrastructures and pay much higher costs to meet their performance and uptime objectives."

Run Faster Virtualized: By Eliminating the I/O Bottlenecks in Clouds and Virtualized Data Centers
"DataCore's impact on performance was dramatic in every metric we measured. Even more impressive is how SANsymphony-V simplifies management and how easily it can make data center storage more resilient. With a single mouse click disk capacity is served and all the normal error-prone steps to configure, tune and set best paths for high availability get done auto-magically," said Tony Palmer, senior engineer and analyst with Enterprise Strategy Group Lab.

In the ESG Lab Validation report, the benchmark tests confirmed that Microsoft SQL Server and Exchange workloads were able to improve their performance by nearly 5x as compared to running the same workloads on non-virtualized physical servers.

To further increase tier 1 business critical application responsiveness, companies often spend excessively on flash memory-based SSDs. SANsymphony-V's auto-tiering and adaptive caching feature optimize performance and the use of these premium-priced flash resources alongside more modestly priced, higher capacity disk drives. SANsymphony-V constantly monitors I/O behavior and intelligently auto-selects between server memory caches, flash storage and traditional disk resources in real-time to ensure that the most suitable class or tier of storage device is assigned to each workload based on priorities and urgency..

Keynote Presentation, Hands-on-lab demos and ‘What’s new and important to know’ sessions

At SNW Europe DataCore will demonstrate functional versatility and performance scalability of its hypervisor under the motto "Elevator to the Cloud" at booth 2 with its distribution partner ADN and in the Hands-On-Lab. The conference program of the Platinum sponsor is complemented by a key note of Vice President and Managing Director EMEA Christian Hagen and further presentations and demos for the architecture of dynamic virtual storage infrastructures.

Program Agenda:

October 30th: 11:20 – 11:50: Keynote:

How new storage solutions enable organizations to reinvent themselves
Presented by Christian Hagen, Vice President EMEA & Managing Director, DataCore Software

October 30th: 14:40 - 15:00: Focus Session:
Speeding the Transition to a Responsive, Virtualized Storage Infrastructure
Presented by Alexander Best, Director Technical Business Development EMEA, DataCore Software

October 31st: 10:15 – 10:50: Vendor Updates:
SANsymphony™- V 9.0 – What's New in the Storage Hypervisor for the Enterprise
Presented by Alexander Best, Director Technical Business Development EMEA, DataCore Software

Hands-On-Labs: October 30 – 11:55 - 12:55 & 15:20 - 16:20 and October 31 – 11:20 - 12:20:
How to configure your SAN with the one and only true Storage Hypervisor SANsymphony-V
Presented by Christian Marczinke, Director Strategic Systems Engineering & Chief Solutions Architect EMEA

Additional DataCore Programs and Features being showcased:

DataCore at the event will also spotlight:
  • New system builder partners and DataCore’s commitment to working with partners to build an ecosystem of appliance-focused, value-add versions of its storage hypervisor that meet their individual customer needs.
  • New Cloud Service Providers and hosters that are using SANsymphony-V under the DataCore Cloud Service Provider Program.
  • A SANsymphony-V 9.0.1 update release this month to enable support for Windows Server 2012 applications hosts and a follow-up update release expected early next year to support running SANsymphony-V on Windows Server 2012.
  • How to empower VMware SRM and VAAI benefits across heterogeneous storage arrays and the announcement of an update release of the vSphere plug-in that supports storage reclamation and enables VMware administrators to control and schedule SANsymphony-V services, provisioning, taking snapshots and tasks directly from their VMware vCenter Server Management Platform.
  • New simpler to use and time saving recovery with Continuous Data Protection (CDP) to rapidly rollback in time and recover critical Tier 1 business workloads and VMs.
  • A sneak preview of partner-integrated ‘datacenter in a box’ unified SAN/NAS storage systems and a pre-packaged Virtual Desktop Server reference architecture that features the cost and performance advantages of running Microsoft Hyper-V and DataCore SANsymphony-V co-resident on the same platform.

Test Drive the DataCore Storage Hypervisor; Free License Key of SANsymphony-V

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