What's hot at VMworld this year

Acronis vmProtect 6

Product name: Acronis vmProtect 6

Key features: Acronis vmProtect 6 has been engineered exclusively for VMware vSphere virtual servers (v4.0, 4.1 or later) using ESX and ESXi hypervisors. It provides businesses with a simple-to-deploy, easy-to-manage disaster recovery solution to back up and quickly recover their VMware virtual environments. More info.

NetApp Syncsort Integrated Backup (NSB) solution

Product name: NetApp Syncsort Integrated Backup (NSB) solution

Key features: The software enhancements to NSB optimize cloud-based data protection - notably private cloud investments and service provider deployments of cloud services, including: recovery of entire applications in cloud environments in less than 10 minutes; restores cloud services quickly regardless of the cause of the application loss event; with patented Instant Virtualization technology, able to bring any remote site backup image online as a VM within minutes; and includes a new, highly intuitive GUI. More info.

HP VirtualSystem VS2 Solution for VMware

Product name: HP VirtualSystem VS2 Solution for VMware

Key features: HP VirtualSystem VS2 Solution addresses customer needs with solutions for client and server infrastructures. The VS1 solution is targeted at unique environments of up to 2,500 VMs, for enterprise businesses and governments. More info.

HP P4000 LeftHand Storage Systems

Product name: HP P4000 LeftHand Storage Systems enhanced with a new version of the LeftHand SAN/iQ software and HP Peer Motion functionality

Key features: HP P4000 LeftHand Storage Systems have been enhanced with a new version of the LeftHand SAN/iQ software and HP Peer Motion functionality to deliver the resiliency and agility needed to support dynamic and critical workloads. More info.

HP VirtualSystem VS3 Solution for VMware

Product name: HP VirtualSystem VS3 Solution for VMware

Key features: HP VirtualSystem VS2 Solution addresses customer needs with solutions for client and server infrastructures. The VS1 solution is targeted at unique environments of up to 6,000 VMs, for large enterprise businesses and governments. More info.

HP VirtualSystem VS1 Solution for VMware

Product name: HP VirtualSystem VS1 Solution for VMware

Key features: HP VirtualSystem VS1 Solution addresses customer needs with solutions for client and server infrastructures. The VS1 solution is targeted at unique environments of up to 750 VMs, for small-to-midsize business and government projects. More info.

HP P4000 Virtual SAN Appliance (VSA) software

Product name: HP P4000 Virtual SAN Appliance (VSA) software

Key features: The HP P4000 Virtual SAN Appliance (VSA) software which speeds deployment in VMware environments, as well as a new scripting capability that automates installation for large, repeated deployments. More info.

HP P10000 3PAR Storage System

Product name: HP P10000 3PAR Storage System

Key features: HP P10000 3PAR Storage Systems deliver enterprise IT as a utility service simply, efficiently and flexibly. The arrays feature a tightly coupled clustered architecture, secure multi-tenancy, and mixed workload support for enterprise-class virtual data centers. More info.

HP 5830 top-of-rack 48-port switch

Product name: HP 5830 top-of-rack 48-port switch

Key features: New HP 5830 top-of-rack switch series, delivers high-density server access connectivity as well as flexible application and storage deployment, powered by the HP Intelligent Resilient Framework (IRF). More info.

Symantec's Backup Exec 3600

Product name: Backup Exec 3600

Key features: Backup Exec 3600 is the first all-in-one backup appliance with integrated client and target data deduplication for protecting virtual and physical machines for midsized companies with limited IT staff. More info.

Symantec's NetBackup 5220

Product name: NetBackup 5220

Key features: Symantec NetBackup 5220 is the industry's first scalable backup appliance for enterprise organizations with both client and target deduplication designed to accelerate backups for physical and virtual systems. More info.

IxLoad-VM

Product name: IxLoad-VM

Key features: Ixia's virtual data center testing solution enables enterprises to measure the true quality and capacity of cloud data center components, applications and networks, and deliver effective cloud-based services. More info .

SoftAX

Product name: SoftAX

Key features: These are two virtual versions of A10's application delivery controller/server load-balancers that run on VMware virtual machines to sort traffic among virtual servers on a single physical host. New to these releases are the high-end 8Mbps throughput and the low-end 200Mbps throughput.

V-locity 3

Product name: V-locity 3

Key features: This disk optimizing software designed to make better use of disk space when running virtual environments adds full integration with VMware ESXi. It also has a new feature called V-Aware that detects when other virtual machines on the same hardware are demanding resources and eliminates contention for them. Another new feature, CogniSAN, detects use of shared storage resources and prevents competition for them by virtual machines on the same host.