Santa Fe Springs, Calif., April 20, 2011 – Enhance Technology, the leading designer and manufacturer of professional and SAN storage solutions, today announced its dual-active Fiber SAN storage UltraStor ES3160FS has passed VMware's certification program for VMware ESX Server 4.1. The combination of VMware’s storage virtualization and Enhance Technology’s dual-Active dual (2x) Fibre 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 ES3160FS’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 ES3160FS 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.
“Enhance Technology continues to work diligently to make it easier for SMB/SME IT departments to enable themselves with the latest in storage technology. The seamless integration of our Fibre Channel ES3160 line into customers VMware environments offers them enterprise functionality, reliability and the performance necessary to run their businesses while not having to break the bank or learn new skill sets to do so” says Yudy Vinograd, VP of Sales & Marketing at Enhance Technology.
The UltraStor ES3160FS is equipped with dual active RAID controllers for maximum data protection and high availability. Utilizing sixteen (16x) hot-swappable disk drives, the ES3160FS can host up to 32TB of storage capacity and scales up to 128TB (Raw) with 3x ES3160JS 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 4.1, the ES3160FS 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.
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 Europe branch in UK, 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.
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