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Nimble Storage

June 03, 2013 06:00 ET

Nimble Storage Demonstrates Flash-Optimized Hybrid Storage Solutions at Microsoft TechEd 2013

Strategic Relationship Between Nimble Storage and Microsoft Results in Innovative Solutions That Enable Organizations to Achieve Increased Efficiency and Simplified Management for Microsoft Applications

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 3, 2013) -   Nimble Storage, the leading provider of flash-optimized hybrid storage solutions, today announced that it will participate in the Microsoft TechEd 2013 Conference taking place at the New Orleans Ernest N, Morial Convention Center, June 3-6. Nimble Storage offers enterprise organizations a hybrid storage solution that, when combined with Microsoft applications, provides consistent performance and management at a lower total cost of ownership.

Highlights and Key Facts:

  • Nimble Storage will exhibit at the Microsoft TechEd TechExpo [booth #2523], demonstrating how its solutions allow organizations worldwide to consolidate mailboxes, databases and files for multiple Microsoft applications onto a single storage system and reduce storage footprint by 30 to 75 percent.

  • Microsoft's Exchange 2010 Solution Reviewed Program (ESRP) -- a common storage testing framework developed for vendors to provide information on their storage solutions for Microsoft Exchange Server software -- shows that Nimble Storage can support 40,000 mailboxes with a single system occupying only one 3 rack unit, which is 10x higher density than that of any other published ESRP 3.0 solution. As a result, Nimble Storage customers running Exchange 2010 in production experience unmatched efficiency and responsiveness.

  • As a member of the Microsoft Private Cloud Fast Track program, Nimble Storage worked closely with Microsoft to develop a pre-validated reference architecture to meet the high-availability and high-performance requirements for building private clouds with Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V. The architecture combines Microsoft software, consolidated guidance, and validated configurations with computing, network and storage architecture partners. The Nimble Storage SmartStack for Windows Server running on Cisco UCS is validated to support up to 75 virtual machines using Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V.

Quotes

Chris Phillips, Partner Director PM, Windows Server, Microsoft
"Windows Server 2012 introduced groundbreaking new storage capabilities, and Nimble Storage is working to increase the efficiency of storing applications through increased performance and simplified management. In addition, by taking advantage of the Microsoft private cloud Fast Track reference architecture, Nimble Storage is helping eliminate the challenges and risks associated with deploying various application, server, hypervisor, networking and storage components as a single solution. This architecture gives IT a pretested and validated approach to deploying their optimized datacenter."

Radhika Krishnan, Director of Product Marketing and Alliances, Nimble Storage
"Nimble Storage has built a flexible hybrid storage solution that is architected from the ground up to increase storage efficiency. As our customers deploy private clouds, we see a consistent need for a proven solution that speeds up deployments with lower project risk, while improving responsiveness of critical applications. Our relationship with Microsoft has enabled us to bring to market a pre-validated solution that organizations can leverage to reduce risk and accelerate deployment."

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About Nimble Storage
Nimble Storage believes enterprises should not have to compromise on performance, capacity, ease of use, or price. Nimble has developed the first hybrid storage architecture engineered from the ground up to seamlessly integrate flash and high-capacity drives. Our customers enjoy as much as 10x faster application performance, enhanced backup and disaster recovery, and stress-free operations -- all while lowering their TCO. Nimble Storage solutions are available through a global network of world-class channel partners. For more information, visit www.nimblestorage.com and follow us on Twitter: @nimblestorage.

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