SOURCE: Astute Networks

Astute Networks

August 24, 2012 09:00 ET

Astute Networks Unveils First Public Demonstration of Its Flash Virtual Machine Storage Appliance at VMworld 2012

Astute Networks' New ViSX G4 VM Storage Appliance Accelerates Virtual Machine Performance by up to 10x

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 24, 2012) -  VMworld -- Astute Networks™, Inc., the leading provider of high-performance virtual machine storage appliances, today announced that it will demonstrate its next-generation ViSX G4 Flash-based VM storage appliance for the first time at VMworld 2012 in San Francisco, August 26 through August 30 at booth # 435.

Featuring Astute Networks' Networked Flash™ architecture and game changing, patented DataPump Engine™, Astute ViSX G4 eliminates the critical virtual infrastructure I/O bottlenecks by giving virtual server administrators a simple to deploy, application performance acceleration appliance that non-disruptively boosts virtual machine performance by up to 10x.

The Key Advantages of the Astute ViSX G4 Flash VM Storage appliance include:

  • Unprecedented IOPS per $ due to the DataPump Engine, which provides hardware acceleration for TCP and iSCSI protocol processing
  • Inline deduplication that doesn't affect performance, yet increases reliability
  • Overprovisioned Flash that increases reliability and improves write performance
  • Purpose-built to be easily deployed and managed by the virtual server administrator in minutes

Astute Networks' ViSX G4 will be available in the 4th quarter of 2012 with pricing starting at under $50,000. For more information, please visit

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About Astute Networks
Astute Networks is the leading provider of high-performance virtual machine storage appliances. The company's ViSX™ family of Networked Flash™ appliances, powered by its patented DataPump Engine™, overcome virtualization performance limitations by non-disruptively delivering shared performance to all virtual machines, across all hosts, over pervasively deployed Ethernet networks. With ViSX, IT organizations have the power to confidently virtualize and deploy business-critical applications while eliminating costly over-provisioning of IT infrastructure. ViSX is available through the company's network of authorized channel partners. For more information, visit

Astute Networks, Networked Flash, ViSX G4, DataPump Engine, and FlashWRX are trademarks or registered trademarks of Astute Networks, Inc. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.

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