19 Hot Storage Products That Bring Power And Performance To The Cloud
Joseph F. Kovar
VMworld is not only one of the top conferences for finding the latest on cloud and virtualization platforms, but also for showcasing the latest in storage products as this sample of 19 new hardware, software and cloud offerings shows.
Western Digital Ultrastar VMware-certified Storage Solutions
Western Digital, the San Jose, Calif.-based hard drive and flash storage manufacturer, used VMworld showcase how its VMware-certified Ultrastar SSDs and Ultrastar Storage Server platforms accelerate performance for VMware ESXi, vSphere and vSAN HCI workloads. New offerings include its Ultrastar 96-layer 3-D flash NVMe SSDs available in multiple form factors for either mixed-use-case or very read-intensive applications. Western Digital also showcased its new Ultrastar Serv24-4N four-node NVMe all-flash and Serv24+6 hybrid storage server platforms. The latter Serv24+6 supports up to 336 TB of hard drive storage and up to 48 TB of NVMe flash to provide both storage density and performance for vSAN workloads in virtualized and hyper-converged infrastructure environments.