SOURCE: Nimble Storage

Nimble Storage

November 09, 2010 06:00 ET

Nimble Storage Announces VMware Ready™ Certification and Elite Level Technology Alliance Partner Status

Interoperability Certification Ensures Seamless Integration of Nimble Storage's Converged Storage and Backup Solution Into VMware Virtualized Server Environments

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - November 9, 2010) -  Nimble Storage, developer of the first converged storage and backup solution, today announced that it has been awarded certification for interoperability with the VMware ESX 4.0 and 4.1 server virtualization software platforms and is an Elite member of the VMware Technology Alliance Partner program. Certification of VMware virtual machines' ability to operate on Nimble Storage's CS-Series iSCSI storage arrays assures joint customers that its solution will seamlessly integrate into their VMware virtualized environment. The CS-Series is also listed on the VMware Hardware Compatibility List making it easy for IT managers to reference.

"This certification demonstrates that our product is built to the standards for reliability that VMware customers expect," said Dan Leary, vice president of marketing for Nimble Storage. "The CS-Series architecture delivers compelling simplification, cost savings and improvements in data protection for VMware environments. These advantages, backed by the 'VMware Ready' seal of approval, place us on the short list for customers evaluating new technology."

Customer Benefits of VMware Certification
The VMware certification allows both Nimble Storage and VMware to provide mutual customers with the following benefits:

  • Combine converged storage solutions from Nimble Storage with products from the world's leading virtualization company
  • Deploy a proven solution that has been extensively tested and will be jointly supported
  • Reduce capital and operational expenses associated with hardware acquisition and management

Revolutionary Flash-Based Architecture
Nimble Storage's CS-Series is based on the company's patent-pending architecture, Cache Accelerated Sequential Layout (CASL™), which enables fast inline data compression, intelligent data optimization leveraging flash memory and high-capacity disk, instant optimized backups, and WAN-efficient replication -- all in a single device. CASL allows organizations to reduce their capital expenditures for storage and backup by at least 60 percent, while eliminating the need for separate, disk-based backup.

About Nimble Storage
Nimble Storage has developed the first converged storage and backup solution that significantly reduces the cost and complexity of storing, accessing, and protecting data for enterprises. The company's CASL architecture uniquely combines flash and high-capacity disk to support the most demanding primary applications and reduces backup windows and restore times from hours to seconds -- all for at least 60 percent lower cost than existing solutions. Nimble Storage also provides a simple, cost-effective disaster recovery solution that offers business continuity and long-term data protection. Nimble Storage solutions are available through a nationwide network of IT solution providers. For more information visit

©Nimble Storage and CASL are trademarks or registered trademarks of Nimble Storage. Other trade names or words used in this document are the properties of their respective owners.

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