SOURCE: Winchester Systems Inc.

Winchester Systems Inc.

August 01, 2011 10:00 ET

Winchester Systems New FlashDisk RAID Disk Arrays Achieve VMware Ready™ Status

BILLERICA, MA--(Marketwire - Aug 1, 2011) - Winchester Systems, a leading provider of data storage products, today announced that its new FlashDisk RAID disk arrays, including Fibre Channel, SAS and iSCSI models, have achieved VMware Ready™ status. This designation indicates that these FlashDisk storage products (VX-1328R, VX-1358R, VX-2314S, VX-2324S, VX-2328R, VX2358R, VX-2528R, VX-2548R, VX-2552R, VX-3414S, VX-3418R, VX-3424S, VX-3428R, VX-3448R, VX-3452R and VX-3464R) have passed a detailed evaluation and testing process managed by VMware and are now listed on the VMware Hardware Compatibility List.

Passing the extensive VMware-specified testing helps ensure that these FlashDisk products make best use of VMware technology and are ready for deployment in customer environments.

"We are pleased that these FlashDisk RAID disk arrays qualify for the VMware Ready™ logo, 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.

"By using FlashDisk with VMware vSphere®, enterprises can deploy high speed, high capacity, highly reliable data storage with RAID 6 dual-parity data protection," stated Mr. Jerry Namery, the company's chief technology officer.

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.

Winchester Systems FlashDisk can be found within the online VMware Partner Product Catalog at http://wwwa.vmware.com/partnercatalog/catalog/. Hardware products can be found within the online VMware Hardware Compatibility List at http://www.vmware.com/resources/compatibility/search.

About Winchester Systems Inc.
Winchester Systems provides high performance FlashDisk data storage plus servers and system integration services for VMware, CA ARCserve Replication, Windows, Linux and UNIX platforms plus Windows, Linux and Oracle Clusters. Storage offerings include Direct Attached Storage (DAS), Network Attached Storage (NAS) and Storage Area Network (SAN) solutions for commercial, healthcare, government, military, security, surveillance and educational applications. These tiered storage solutions offer a wide variety of SAS and SSD disks for Fibre Channel, SAS and iSCSI environments. For more information visit: www.winsys.com.

Winchester Systems and FlashDisk are registered trademarks of Winchester Systems Inc. VMware, VMware Ready and VMware vSphere are registered trademarks and/or trademarks of VMware, Inc. in the United States or other jurisdictions. The use of the word "partner" or "partnership" does not imply a legal partnership relationship between VMware and any other company.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Joel Leider
    Chief Executive Officer
    Winchester Systems Inc.
    800-325-3700
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