CIO Today

CIO Today Network Sites:   Top Tech News  |   CIO Today   |   Mobile Tech Today   |   Data Storage Today
Daily Briefing for Technology's Top Decision-Makers
APC Free White Paper
Optimize your network investment &
Enter to win a Samsung Galaxy Note

www.apc.com
Wednesday, April 23rd 
24/7/365 Network Uptime!
This ad will display for the next 20 seconds. Please click for more information, or scroll down to pass the ad, or Close Ad.
Trending Topics:   Security Heartbleed Big Data Cloud Computing Windows XP Data Centers OS X Mavericks
Home
Enterprise Software
Enterprise Hardware
Big Data
Network Security
Cloud Computing
CRM Systems
Data Storage
Operating Systems
Communications
CIO Issues
Mobile Tech
Chips & Processors
World Wide Web
Business Briefing
After Hours
Press Releases
 
Free Newsletters
Top CIO News
 
Mobile Tech Today
 

Press Releases

Sanbolic Boosts Melio LTA for Storage Network Efficiency

Sanbolic Boosts Melio LTA for Storage Network Efficiency
October 1, 2012 1:54PM


Sanbolic Announces Melio Latency Targeted Allocator for Flash Memory and SSD Integration -- Sanbolic Melio can now effectively be leveraged as the 'secret sauce' for highly available, scalable and distributed flash deployments.

BMC is redefining the relationship between I.T. and business. Now I.T. can provide easy access to business services, support and applications -- anywhere, anytime, and from any device. Meaning a more efficient business and an even more innovative I.T. Learn more here.

Sanbolic, the market leader in distributed data management, today announced the general availability of its Melio Latency Targeted Allocator (LTA) -- a storage management and performance module enhancement to its Melio data management platform, intended to enable cost effective performance, scale-out and application high availability (HA) in mixed hard disk drive (HDD), flash memory and solid state disk (SSD) deployments.

With Sanbolic Melio, featuring the LTA enhancement, customers will benefit from a more flexible, scalable and highly available storage environment thanks to the incorporation of flash memory to accelerate their physical, virtual and cloud workloads. The resulting platform enables real operational value, as it increases performance by 4 to 10 times, while dramatically reducing capital and operational costs (CapEx and OpEx), without having to sacrifice the requirements of business critical applications.

While NAND flash memory can provide dramatic performance improvements across business critical applications, it can present challenges, including management and resource utilization, and a lack of high availability. Moreover, with most SSDs, customers are forced into making storage media choices that result in inefficient deployments, instead of enabling businesses to drastically improve their overall storage infrastructure and application availability.

Sanbolic's Melio, featuring the new LTA, augments customers' IT investments and allows for the creation of an application-aware shared storage architecture. Melio software integrates advanced data and volume management capabilities, including: software RAID stack, rapid resource provisioning, snapshots, disaster recovery (DR), quality of service (QoS) and storage live migration into a workload, hypervisor and hardware agnostic offering. The resulting solution enables customers to consolidate, protect and manage physical and virtual workloads, enabling a more agile, efficient and scalable shared cluster of business critical applications across private and public clouds.

"With the launch of LTA, Sanbolic Melio can now effectively be leveraged as the 'secret sauce' for highly available, scalable and distributed flash deployments," said Eric Slack, Senior Analyst, Storage Switzerland. "By aggregating distributed server-side flash storage resources into a centrally managed 'softSAN' Melio extends the manageability and capabilities of these distributed deployments thereby enabling the adoption of server-side storage for cost effective high availability and scale-out environments."

"Sanbolic's Melio LTA module offers powerful HA and management features, so we are pleased to collaborate to ensure customers can select industry-leading performance from Fusion-io to power Melio," said Tyler Smith, Vice President of Alliances at Fusion-io. "While SSDs introduce latency that can slow down performance, the architecture of our Fusion ioDrive flash memory platform ensures customers can achieve maximum acceleration with Melio LTA and Fusion-io."

"The addition of the LTA module into Sanbolic's Melio data management platform will revolutionize how system, application and database administrators architect their data centers. It will allow them to ensure high-availability (HA) and eliminate the inherent single points of failure of server-side flash storage," said Momchil Michailov, Co-Founder and CEO of Sanbolic. "In addition, for existing environments the solution enables cost effective increases in performance, scale-out data management and quality of service (QoS) capabilities, in mixed HDD, SSD and flash in external and server-side storage environments."

The unique benefits derived from the Sanbolic Melio Platform, featuring the new LTA include:

  • Multi-workload, multi-hypervisor and multi-site support for maximum flexibility
  • Increased application availability through active-active access to critical data, independent of the underlying storage hardware
  • Ability to dynamically provision storage, data-protection levels and QoS to ensure consistent application performance and align with user-defined policies
  • Centralized management of resources to improve utilization and reduce storage-related costs and complexity

Sanbolic Melio software, featuring the new LTA is now generally available and priced at MSRP $9,600 USD (includes one year of support).

1

 

Tell Us What You Think
Comment:

Name:

Have an informed opinion on this story?
Send a Letter to the Editor.
We want to know what you think.
Send us your Feedback.

 Related Topics  Latest News & Special Reports

  Hortonworks, Concurrent To Partner
  Microsoft, BMC Targeting VMware
  AT&T in $500M Net Video Partnership
  Verizon Report Exposes Cyberthreats
  Samsung: $2.2B Too Much for Apple

 Technology Marketplace
Business Intelligence
Get real-time, cloud-based information services with Neustar.
 
Cloud Computing
Next Generation Data Center Is Here! Vblock™ Systems from VCE
 
Contact Centers
HP delivers the future of the contact center with HP Qfiniti 10.
 
Data Storage
Next Generation Data Center Is Here! Vblock™ Systems from VCE
Barium Ferrite (BaFe) is the future of tape.
2.5" Enterprise-class SATA & SAS SSDs for server & storage applications
 
Enterprise Hardware
Barium Ferrite (BaFe) is the future of tape.
2.5" Enterprise-class SATA & SAS SSDs for server & storage applications
 
Hardware
Protect your network with APC Smart-UPS battery backup
 
Network Security
Protect your network with APC Smart-UPS battery backup
 

Network Security Spotlight
Top Cyberthreats Exposed by Verizon Report
Beyond Heartbleed, there are cyberthreats vying to take down enterprise networks, corrupt smartphones, and wreak havoc on businesses. Verizon is exposing these threats in a new report.
 
Where Do Web Sites Stand, Post-Heartbleed?
A security firm says the vast majority of Web sites have patched themselves to protect against the Heartbleed bug, but now there are questions raised on the reliability of open-source programs.
 
White House Updating Online Privacy Policy
A new Obama administration privacy policy explains how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to WhiteHouse.gov, mobile apps and social media sites, saying much is in the public domain.
 
Navigation
CIO Today
Home/Top News | Enterprise Software | Enterprise Hardware | Big Data | Network Security | Cloud Computing | CRM Systems
Data Storage | Operating Systems | Communications | CIO Issues | Mobile Tech | Chips & Processors | World Wide Web
Business Briefing | After Hours | Press Releases
Also visit these Enterprise Technology Sites
Top Tech News | CIO Today | Mobile Tech Today | Data Storage Today

Services:
FreeNewsFeed | Free Newsletters | XML/RSS Feed

About CIO Today Network | How To Contact Us | Article Reprints | Services for PR Pros (In partnership with NewsFactor) | Top Tech Wire | How To Advertise

Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
© Copyright 2000-2014 CIO Today. All rights reserved. Article rating technology by Blogowogo. Member of Accuserve Ad Network.