SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/28/14 -- Astute Networks, Inc., the leading provider of Networked Flash appliances, today announced it will join together with Seattle's VMware user community to discuss virtualization trends, best practices and the latest technology during the VMUG User Conference, taking place on April 1, from 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (Hyatt Regency Bellevue).
During the event, Astute will showcase its ViSX all-flash storage appliance and discuss how it is able to meet the demanding performance requirements of VMware environments. Attendees will learn that although a number of solid-state disk (SSD) products have been introduced, what sets the ViSX apart is its patented DataPump Engine protocol processor. The DataPump Engine accelerates network and datastore traffic by completely offloading the storage and network processing to a purpose-built application specific integrated circuit (ASIC). This results in a 5-10x price/performance advantage over any other device on the market. The ViSX enables users to add performance to virtual machines (VMs) in minutes, without the limitations of physical server hardware, at the lowest cost per IOPs in the industry.
"We look forward to the opportunity to discuss how the ViSX complements the rich functionality of VMware products with powerful storage performance that eliminates performance concerns for virtualized architectures," said Jeff Whitney, Vice President of Marketing, Astute Networks.
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About Astute Networks
Astute is the leading provider of Networked Flash appliances that accelerate application performance by 10x or more, enhance user productivity and lower IT costs for physical, virtual and cloud environments. The company's ViSX family of Networked Flash appliances is based on a 100% solid state flash technology that cost-effectively delivers a high number of sustained IOPS to dramatically increase application performance. Powered by its patented DataPump Engine, ViSX overcomes performance limitations by non-disruptively delivering shared performance to all servers and virtual machines over pervasively deployed Ethernet networks. ViSX is available through the company's network of authorized AstuteNET channel partners. For more information, please visit www.astutenetworks.com.
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