Storage Interview Series
Devang Panchigar, CTO at Computer Data Source, on Storage Virtualization
This is the second part of the interview with Devang Panchigar. Please refer to the first part of the interview for more information about virtualization and what Devang thinks about storage trends in 2010 after having attended several key IT exhibitions.
Infortrend: What do you think are the real benefits of storage virtualization? Do you think there are any myths about these benefits?
Devang: Being able to pool storage resources to drive efficiency, increase uptime, reduce management, automation. More...
Force India F1 Team Successfully Manages Data Growth and Ensures High Data Availability with Infortrend's ESVA F20 Storage Solution
Adrian Collinson, Head of IT at Force India, stated “Infortrend's ESVA F20 storage solution is the perfect match for our operations. Its easy expansion and high performance levels, combined with simple management, allow us to efficiently and safely store all the data involved in our efforts to enhance Force India's ongoing success on the racing track.”
The main applications for which Force India requires storage systems include computer-aided design (CAD) and race telemetry data. More..
Cost-effective Remote Replication and SAN Tiering with Infortrend's ESVA F70
The ESVA F70 is part of Infortrend's ESVA (Enterprise Scalable Virtualized Architecture) product family, and features hybrid host connectivity featuring both Fibre Channel (FC) ports and iSCSI ports. One of the main benefits of the hybrid connectivity on the ESVA F70 is that users are able to implement highly cost-effective remote data replication via the iSCSI ports on the system.
Traditionally protocol converters, or FCIP routers, are required when users would like to replicate data sets on a FC-host storage system onto another FC-host storage system at a remote site over Ethernet. More..
Infortrend's EonStor 10GbE iSCSI-host Storage Systems Achieve VMware Ready™ Status
Infortrend has announced that its EonStor S16E-R1240 and S16E-G1240 storage systems, featuring 10GbE iSCSI host connectivity, have achieved VMware Ready™ status. This designation indicates that the EonStor S16E-R1240 and S16E-G1240 have passed a detailed evaluation and testing process managed by VMware and are now listed on the VMware Hardware Compatibility List. More..
Infortrend to Showcase Latest Products and Technologies at IP Expo UK and SNW Europe
In the second half of October 2010, Infortrend will participate in two important European IT industry exhibitions. At these exhibitions, Infortrend will showcase its latest products and technologies. We welcome all attendees to visit Infortrend's booth at these exhibitions and learn more about the cutting-edge storage solutions Infortrend is bringing to the market in 2010.
We hope to see you at the following exhibitions.
For detailed information, you may also visit Infortrend's website.
- IP Expo
- Date: October 20-21, 2010
- Location: Earls Court 2 Exhibition Centre, London, UK
- Infortrend Stand: #733
- SNW Europe
- Date: October 26-27
- Location: Congress Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
- Infortrend Booth: #91
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More new products will be released in the coming month, including the first ESVA 10GbE iSCSI models with 6Gb/s SAS drives and hybrid EonStor DS models. We will also announce updated data service availability options.
In our storage expert interview series, our next interview will highlight the growing importance of green technologies in the storage space.