SOURCE: Infortrend


August 31, 2011 10:00 ET

Infortrend's VMware Ready EonStor DS Solutions Now Compatible With VMware vSphere 5

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 31, 2011) - Infortrend® (TPE: 2495), the networked storage expert, today announced that its VMware Ready™ EonStor DS solutions featuring 8Gb/s Fibre Channel (FC) host connectivity are now compatible with VMware vSphere® 5. This indicates that EonStor DS systems have passed a detailed evaluation and testing process managed by VMware.

"We are pleased that Infortrend's EonStor DS systems are VMware Ready for VMware vSphere 5, signifying to customers that they have passed specific VMware testing and interoperability criteria and are ready to run in production environments," said Sheryl Sage, director, Alliance Programs, VMware.

Thomas Kao, director of product planning at Infortrend, noted, "Infortrend's FC and iSCSI storage solutions are VMware Ready. To ensure our customers can take advantage of the latest trends in datacenter virtualization, we have moved quickly to certify our EonStor DS systems for the recently released VMware vSphere 5, being among the first storage array vendors to do so."

EonStor DS systems are certified solutions with 8Gb/s FC host connectivity, including models featuring dual-redundant controllers and models featuring single controllers. These systems provide drive connectivity of 3Gb/s or 6Gb/s SAS and cover form factors ranging from 1U to 4U. They also include small-form-factor models supporting 2.5-inch disk drives and hybrid models offering FC and iSCSI connectivity in a single device.

The VMware Ready program is a VMware co-branding program for qualified partner products and is a benefit of the VMware Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) program. With more than 2,000 members worldwide, the VMware TAP program works with best-of-breed technology partners to provide them a comprehensive set of VMware technical and marketing services, support, tools and expertise to deliver enhanced value to joint customers.

Infortrend's EonStor DS systems can be found within the online VMware Partner Product Catalog at Hardware products can be found within the online VMware Hardware Compatibility List at

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About Infortrend
Founded in 1993, Infortrend Corporation (TPE: 2495) is a leading provider of high performance networked storage solutions focusing on quality, reliability, choice and value. Fueled by a depth of technological expertise and system level knowledge, Infortrend storage solutions have been widely deployed on a variety of demanding applications by multiple users across commercial and industrial markets. Its core brands include the ESVA, EonStor DS, EonStor and EonNAS product families. For more information, please visit

Infortrend®, ESVA®, EonStor®, SANWatch®, and EonPath® are trademarks or registered trademarks of Infortrend Technology, Inc. Other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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