By Victoria Koepnick, SanDisk Product Marketing
FlashSoft™ software from SanDisk® is server-side caching software that extends the value of NetApp to Windows, Linux, and VMware® vSphere™ servers. Utilizing any SAS, SATA, or PCIe solid-state device as a server-side cache, FlashSoft reduces latency between server and storage to improve performance across the entire compute, network, and storage stack without disruption to existing NetApp storage infrastructure, data management, and data protection schemes.
NetApp + FlashSoft Solution Components
For virtualized environments, FlashSoft with NetApp helps you:
For non-virtualized environments, you can:
FlashSoft 4x-5x Performance Acceleration*
In addition to the above benefits to servers and applications, FlashSoft provides significant benefits to NetApp storage systems as well. By satisfying I/O requests in the server, FlashSoft offloads I/O from the network and the storage array. Thus the array can function more efficiently to deliver higher performance to any server or application that accesses it.
As a NetApp Server Cache Technology Alliance Partner the FlashSoft team as SanDisk works closely with NetApp to be sure the NetApp software and tools you use work seamlessly with FlashSoft.