SFD5 Prep-work: PernixData

PernixData sell storage cache software, essentially. Their Flash Virtualization Platform, or FVP, is a software shim that sits between the Hypervisor (VMware only, according to their datasheet [PDF]) and the SAN (block only, so FC, FCoE or iSCSI attached, no NFS or SMB). It uses server-side flash to hold the… Read More

TFD9 Pre-work: Infinio

Infinio are launching at Tech Field Day on June 20, so there’s very little information available about them to write about. There are no financials, so I can’t do the spreadsheet thing. Their launch product is a “software-only solution to NAS performance in virtualized environments” according to their press release.… Read More