The Beauty of NetApp Flash Accel

NetApp extended its Virtual Storage Tiering (VST) strategy by introducing NetApp® Flash Accel™ enabling business applications to run up to 90% faster with new server cache solutions from NetApp and its partners.

 

NetApp Bulks Up Virtualized Storage Strategy - Channelnomics

Meanwhile, among the slew of touted benefits, NetApp’s VST paves the way for partners to work with company, developing technologies that integrate with the company’s storage management operating system Data ONTAP software.

 

NetApp Intros Software To Manage Multivendor PCIe Flash-Based Storage - CRN

"This will be an extension of the success of NetApp's ideology with FlexPod. NetApp adopts best-of-breed technology. In this case, it's flash storage acceleration, which leverages technology customers already have on their sites."

 

NetApp Extends Storage Reach to the Server - ITBusinessEdge

With more storage starting to show up in the form of Flash memory that is directly attached to the server, traditional storage vendors are starting to have an issue with relevancy…NetApp this week moved to address that issue head on with its first foray into server-side technologies.

 

NetApp touts Fusion-io partnership, server flash management - Computerworld

“Flash Accel is a piece of software that turns any server PCI-e or SSD drive into a cache for the backend ONTAP system", said Paul Feresten, a senior product marketing manager at NetApp.

 

NetApp offers 2TB flash cache on SANs after signing up Fusion IOThe Inquirer

The firm also revealed that it has signed a reseller deal with enterpriseSSD vendor Fusion IO, which hints strongly that Netapp's SAN boxes using Flash Accel will incorporate Fusion IO's PCI-Express SSDs.