VirtuCache is software installed in the VMware host kernel that automatically caches frequently used data from ANY SAN based storage appliance to ANY in-host high speed media (SSD or DRAM), thus improving performance of any storage appliance no matter how cheap, slow or old.
Kernel only software. No VM level components.
No changes required to customer’s existing storage infrastructure.
10 minute install.
10x lower price/performance compared to Flash based arrays.
(2 min video) How VirtuCache improved storage performance from within VMware for Onhold Inc, without upgrading the Storage Network or Storage Appliance.