Mashantucket, CT. April 20, 2022. When VirtuCache is installed on all the ESXi hosts in a stretched cluster, then WAN latencies do not factor into VM latencies when a storage array in a VMware metro / stretched cluster fails. Customer use case with additional technical detail follows.
March 20, 2022: Puteaux, France. Dell ME5 storage arrays at Reed Expo were slow to serve up large multi-media files, mainly because the storage controllers were choked. VirtuCache, host cache software caching to a host based NVME SSD fixed this storage performance issue.
February 18, 2022: United Arab Emirates. Al Futtaim, a UAE based trading company, had deployed Dell ME4 storage arrays. Their ME4 arrays were exhibiting high storage latency. To solve this problem, they installed VirtuCache, host cache software and a NVME SSD in their ESXi hosts.
San Mateo, CA. January 14, 2022. Virtunet and Seagate have extended their original partnership from 2013 to bundle VirtuCache with Seagate Storage arrays. Virtunet develops host side caching software for VMware. Seagate manufactures hard drives, SSDs, and enterprise storage arrays.
December 12, 2021: Massachusetts, USA. Zensar rebrands and resells VirtuCache to enterprise customers of its post warranty support and storage break-fix services that use older storage arrays. By improving the performance of older storage arrays, VirtuCache helps Zensar’s customers postpone storage / SAN upgrade.