September 21, 2016:
Fairbanks Sewer and Water (FSW) wanted to improve the performance of their server VMs (especially their server VMs running SCADA) and Horizon View virtual desktop VMs. Their virtual desktop VMs were exhibiting all the classic symptoms of storage related issues – cursor freezes, long boot times, long VM provisioning times, jittery audio/video.
October 1, 2016:
VirtuCache is installed in VMware vSphere kernel. It then automatically caches frequently and recently used data from any backend storage to any high speed media (RAM/SSD) in the VMware host. By bringing large amounts of 'hot' data closer to the VMware host GPU and CPU, VirtuCache improves the performance of all applications running within VMs including GPU assisted operations.
April 29, 2020:
By caching all VM read and write operations to Intel Optane NVME SSDs installed in VMware hosts, latencies of VDI VMs was much reduced. This resulted in improved VM performance and quicker VM boot times.
Seagate Chooses VirtuCache for its 1200 Accelerator Product Line to Increase VM Densities for VDI Deployments
January 15, 2011:
UCLA has deployed Virtual Desktops for students and staff using VMware Horizon View. End users of these virtual desktops complained about slow boot times, Windows cursor and start button freezing and generally slow response times from the virtual desktops at various times during the day.