Enhance Technology Announces VMware ESX 4.0 Certification for UltraStor ES3160 P4 Dual Active RAID Protected iSCSI SAN Storage

Top Quote Enhance Technology today announced its dual-active IP SAN storage UltraStor ES3160 P4 has passed VMware's certification program for VMware ESX Server 4.0 and 4.1. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) October 08, 2010 - Santa Fe Springs, Calif - Enhance Technology, Inc., the leading designer and manufacturer of professional and SAN storage solutions, today announced its dual-active IP SAN storage UltraStor ES3160 P4 has passed VMware's certification program for VMware ESX Server 4.0 and 4.1. The combination of VMware's storage virtualization and Enhance Technology's dual-Active quad (4x) GbE iSCSI RAID protected storage system allow UltraStor users to greatly reduce overall hardware costs while adding redundancy and enterprise data protection for a fraction of a typical SAN price. The VMware certification further demonstrates Enhance Technology's relentless pursuit to excel in the growing virtual storage markets with powerful and easy to use UltraStor SAN storage.

    As the leader in server virtualization, VMware allows UltraStor customers to take full advantage of ES3160 P4's unique strengths and capabilities with benefits such as less energy consumption, near-zero downtime, simplified storage management, and flexible & scalable network storage environment for enterprise & SMB. VMware requires fewer servers which help UltraStor ES3160 P4 customers lower their operating cost and energy usage directly contributing to increase productivity and profitability. VMware supports a variety of operating systems for use on most applications and its VMotion feature also provides live migration of virtual machines in the event of an unexpected computer failure, thus providing a robust server and network environment.

    "By virtualizing with VMware vSphere 4.0 platform along with Enhance Technology's dual active protected ES3160 P4 IP storage systems create the most affordable, robust and effective SAN storage solutions, enabling customers to handle today's most demanding storage requirements, such as data centers, application servers, database archives, and shared iSCSI storage networks." stated Steven Huang, Global Marketing Manager of Enhance Technology.

    The UltraStor ES3160 P4 is equipped with dual active RAID controllers for maximum data protection and high availability. Utilizing sixteen (16x) hot-swappable disk drives, the ES3160 P4 can host up to 32TB of storage capacity and scales up to 128TB (Raw) with 3x ES3160 JS JBOD storage arrays & SAS HDDs. Besides VMware storage virtualization, Enhance Technology is striving to broaden its initiative on implementation of green technologies with features like auto disk spin-down, field replaceable component modules, and energy efficient 80 PLUS power supplies. Certified for use with VMware ESX 4.0 and 4.1, the ES3160 P4 has all the tools to keep your workloads & critical applications running, while fulfilling your data requirements with the lowest total cost of ownership and highest return on investment.

    About VMware
    VMware (NYSE: VMW) delivers virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable IT organizations to energize businesses of all sizes. With the industry leading virtualization platform - VMware vSphere™ - customers rely on VMware to reduce capital and operating expenses, improve agility, ensure business continuity, strengthen security and go green. With 2009 revenues of $2 billion, more than 190,000 customers and 25,000 partners, VMware is the leader in virtualization which consistently ranks as a top priority among CIOs. VMware is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices throughout the world and can be found online at www.vmware.com

    About Enhance Technology
    Founded in 1997, Enhance Technology designs and manufactures high performance storage systems and products for the digital content creation, medical imaging, security surveillance, data archive applications and IT market. Headquartered in Santa Fe Springs, California with Asia branch office in Taipei, Taiwan and Germany branch office in Neu-Ulm, Enhance Technology has become a world leader in hybrid I/O storage design and development. For more information about Enhance Technology, the UltraStor ES Series, or Storage Virtualization, please visit www.enhance-tech.com or contact your authorized Enhance dealers worldwide.

    Media Contact:
    Katrina Kong
    12221 Florence Ave.
    Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
    Tel: 562-777-3488 ext. 118
    Email: pr ( @ ) enhance-tech dot com

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