What we know. With the glitz of EMC World 2013 as a backdrop, EMC announced ViPR (Storage Virtualization Platform Re-imagined) otherwise known through rumors as Project Bourne. EMC calls ViPR Software Defined Storage but drawing parallel lines between this and … Continued
Analysis of EMC’s VPLEX Virtualized Storage product
The EMC VPLEX is a network based, virtualized storage product designed create high availability storage between datacenters and provide the ability to move applications and data between storage environments. VPLEX leverages EMC’s common hardware design now employed in the VNX … Continued
The SAN Virtualization Matrix compares the listed products side-by side
The document provides and analysis of IBM’s SVC, virtualization controller product. The SVC competes with EMC VPlex, Hitachi Data Systems USP V, NetApp V-Series, FalconStor NSS, and DataCore.
The NetApp fabric-attached storage (FAS) series supports Fibre Channel SAN, FCoE, IP SAN (iSCSI) and network-attached storage (NAS) environments via NFS and CIFS. NetApp refers to fabric-attached storage systems as storage connected to hosts via any network. The FAS series … Continued
Evaluator Group’s SAN Virtualization Evaluation Guide is part of a series of guides designed to help IT professionals evaluate storage technology alternatives. This Evaluation Guide and the accompanying workbook are designed to assist potential buyers understand the options and products … Continued
The FalconStor Network Storage Server (NSS) is a storage solution that allows heterogeneous server and storage attachment. Provisioning of both fibre channel and IP SANs from the same storage pool as virtual LUNs for servers is accomplished through the SAN … Continued
The IBM San Volume Controller (SVC) is a block-storage virtualization appliance, comprised of software and hardware. There are two versions, the full enterprise version supporting up to 8 nodes in a cluster, and the Entry Edition (SVC EE), which supports … Continued
The DataCore software, which is called SANsymphony for mid to large SANs and SANmelody for smaller SANs, runs on an Intel-based 32 or 64 bit server called the Storage Domain Server (SDS). The Storage Domain Servers will have ownership of … Continued
Product Analysis of DataCore’s SANsymphony and SANmelody SAN Virtualization products.
Product analysis of FalconStor’s SAN Virtualization offering, NSS
Analysis of HP’s SAN Virtualization Service Platform.
Competitive virtualization alternatives to Invista include 3PAR InServ Series with partner Incipient running on Cisco MDS 9000 switches storage services module (SSM), FalconStor IPStor; the Hitachi Universal Storage Platform (USP), and Hitachi Network Storage Controller (NSC) with virtualization support enabled; … Continued
This Document provides an overview and analysis of the Hitachi Data Systems TagmaStore Universal Storage Platform (USP) that was announced in September 2004. Sun Microsystems resell the same product, along with the same software options, as the Sun StorEdge 9990 … Continued