SOURCE: Overland Storage

Overland Storage

March 16, 2010 08:35 ET

Overland SnapServer SAN S2000 Achieves VMware Ready™ Status

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - March 16, 2010) -  Overland Storage (NASDAQ: OVRL), the trusted global provider of effortless data management and data protection solutions across the data lifecycle, today announced that its SnapServer SAN S2000 iSCSI SAN storage solution has achieved VMware Ready™ status. This designation indicates that SnapServer SAN S2000 has passed a detailed evaluation and testing process managed by VMware and is now listed on the VMware Hardware Compatibility List.

Passing the extensive VMware-specified testing helps ensure that SnapServer SAN S2000 makes best use of VMware technology and is ready for deployment in customer environments.

"We are pleased that SnapServer SAN S2000 qualifies for the VMware Ready™ logo, signifying to customers that it has passed specific VMware testing and interoperability criteria and is ready to run in production environments," said Bernie Mills, senior director, alliance programs, VMware.

"Offering built-in integration with the vSphere console, the new SnapServer SAN solution from Overland was developed from the ground up to be optimized for VMware and brings the SnapServer line's reputation for delivering reliable, effortless, cost-effective storage to virtualized server environments," said Eric Kelly, CEO of Overland Storage. "With verified compatibility between VMware vSphere 4 and SnapServer SAN S2000, businesses can harness the efficiencies of virtualization across their entire IT environment, from servers to storage to the cloud. Overland's ongoing relationship with VMware and tested compatibility with VMware vSphere 4 means that joint customers will be able to confidently leverage the flexible and trusted VMware virtualization platform with SnapServer SAN S2000, the first iSCSI SAN solution from Overland, reducing complexity and freeing valuable IT resources."

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 1200 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.

Overland SnapServer SAN S2000 can be found within the online VMware Partner Product Catalog at Hardware products can be found within the online VMware Hardware Compatibility List at

About Overland Storage
Overland Storage is the trusted global provider of effortless data management and data protection solutions across the data lifecycle. By providing an integrated range of technologies and services for primary, nearline, offline, archival, and cloud data storage, Overland makes it easy and cost effective to manage different tiers of information over time. Whether distributed data is across the hall or across the globe, Overland enables companies to focus on building their business instead of worrying about data growth. Overland SnapServer®, NEO®, and REO® solutions are available through a select network of value added resellers and system integrators. For more information, visit

Overland, Overland Storage, and Snap Server are trademarks of Overland Storage, Inc. All other trademarks used are owned by their respective owners. The use of the word "partner" or "partnership" does not imply a legal partnership relationship between VMware and any other company.

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