Solid state disk (SSD) solutions
Virsto can help you unlock the promise of SSD.
Everyone agrees that solid-state drive (SSD) technology is hot. Including Virsto. SSD is breakthrough technology that uses integrated circuit (IC) assembles to store data persistently, and is compatible with traditional block-based storage. Unlike traditional storage, SSD has no moving mechanical parts, which means that it’s quieter, breaks less and has far lower access time and latency.
What’s not to love about SSD?
The price. When enterprises attempt to use SSD in virtual environments the same way they’ve always used storage, they quickly experience show-stopping sticker shock. That’s because – given the inherently inefficient storage utilization levels that have plagued virtualized environments since day one – IT organizations quickly find out that their expensive new SSD storage is just as underutilized as their older devices.
It’s one thing to have petabytes of unused RAID or other older storage technology lying around the data center. But with the cost of SSD, that kind of waste is simply not feasible.
Virsto slashes your SSD spend
Virsto unlocks the promise of SSD, and makes it affordable for every workload. By solving the I/O blender problem found in VM server and virtual desktop environments, and by enabling the high performance of an infinite number of snapshots and clones, Virsto lets you reduce your SSD spend by up to 97%. That’s right – for a 5,000 seat VDI deployment, you can purchase 3TB of SSD, instead of the 97TB you’d expect, and get the same performance.
These kinds of numbers might look surreal, but they are real. Virsto has run benchmarks validated by Veritest, the test validation arm of Lionbridge, that show our solutions as able to cut the storage cost per desktop by slightly more than 50% when SSDs are in use, and up to 70% when they are not.