Hot products from VMworld 2013

Click through to see all the latest from the show in San Francisco.

SSDNow E50

Product name: SSDNow E50

Key features: SSDNow E50 is a cost-effective enterprise SSD that’s ideal for performance-focused organizations that don't have heavy endurance needs to obtain the same enterprise-strength/performance as Kingston’s SSDNow E100. More info.

ExtraHop-Arista Persistent Monitoring Architecture

product name: ExtraHop-Arista Persistent Monitoring Architecture

Key features: The Persistent Monitoring Architecture is designed to accelerate the adoption of software-defined data center networking by delivering real-time, persistent, mobile visibility into hyper-dynamic environments, at one-tenth the cost of legacy-based offerings. More info.

PHD Virtual Backup and Replication 6.5

Product name: PHD Virtual Backup and Replication 6.5

Key features: PHD Virtual Backup 6.5 provides the most advanced methods of virtual and cloud-based data protection and now provides recovery for MS Exchange and SharePoint, with plans to support Microsoft Hyper-V; making it the only agentless virtual backup company to support all three industry leading companies – Microsoft, Citrix and VMware. More info.

PHD ReliableDR 3.2

Product name: PHD ReliableDR 3.2

Key features: PHD Virtual ReliableDR 3.2 automates the disaster recovery process to reduce the cost and complexity of failover, failback and testing.  Users can certify their VMs will recover as planned, and within corresponding SLAs. More info.

Asigra Cloud Backup v12.2

Product name: Asigra Cloud Backup v12.2

Key features: - Recovery License Model Pricing

- Cloud-to-Cloud Backup of Google Apps

- Single-Pass Backup and Recovery for Microsoft Exchange 2013 and Microsoft SharePoint 2013

- Enhanced VDR Functionality

More info.

Emulex LightPulse Gen 5 Fibre Channel Adapters

Product name: Emulex LightPulse Gen 5 Fibre Channel Adapters

Key features: Three new adapters, based on Emulex’s LightPulse Gen 5 technology, including a converged fabric adapter, accelerate application performance and provide greater connectivity for virtualized, flash and cloud environments. More info.

Veeam Backup & Replication v7

Product name: Veeam Backup & Replication v7

Pricing: Starting at $750/socket for Standard Edition, $1250/socket for Enterprise Edition and $1999/socket for Enterprise Plus Edition.

Key features: Built-in WAN acceleration copies data offsite up to 50x faster than file copy. Backup from Storage Snapshots enables IT to backup the environment every 15 minutes without affecting performance. More info.

Nexsan NST6000 Unified Hybrid Storage Platform

Product name – Nexsan NST6000 Unified Hybrid Storage Platform

Key features - The NST6000 platform provides simultaneous support of block (Fibre Channel, iSCSI) and file-level (NFS, CIFS, SMB and FTP) data traffic in a single solution without additional software overhead or licenses, making it an ideal solution for organizations that need highly scalable and high-performance storage that supports SAN and NAS enterprise-class workloads at the same time. More info.

NaviCloud Director

Product name: NaviCloud Director

Pricing: NaviSite offers a mix and match billing model for fixed costs, or pay as you go. For example, if you had three web servers with 1 vCPU, 1GB of RAM and a 40GB Disk, your cost could be as low as $1.07/hour.

Key features: NaviCloud Director is an enterprise-class IaaS platform leveraging VMware’s vCloud Director 5.1 technology, designed to provide cloud-based businesses a more flexible, customizable, reliable and, production-oriented hybrid cloud environment.


Product name: CypherX

Key features: CypherX enables organizations to embrace hosted virtual desktops and application stacks with confidence by encrypting the data they produce and consume, ensuring sensitive information is secure everywhere, all the time, and mitigating the risks from all forms of cyber and insider threats. More info.


Product name - skyEagle

Key features – The skyEagle has active/active controllers for high availability, synchronous/asynchronous replication, fully converged networks, protocols, and storage, and an unprecedented half petabyte (500 terabytes) capacity in a 1u form factor. More info.

Product name: OmniCube

Key features: ·         Enhancements to Public Cloud Integration for Simplified Cloud Backup and Recovery

·         Dramatic Ease of Use through Improved Serviceability, Installation, Upgrade and Manageability

·         New UI with Key Enhancements to Monitoring, Reporting and Analytics

More info.

HotLink DR Express

Product name: HotLink DR Express

Key features: A native plug-in for VMware vCenter, HotLink DR Express extends daily administration and management to include DR/BC at Amazon Web Services and protects VMs at the cost of basic backup and replication. More info.

Product name – CloudArray – Disaster Recovery as a Service

Pricing - •  CloudArray Cloud Storage Subscription bundles all of the above with the cost of cloud storage and all transfer fees for a single, integrated monthly cost of $0.19 per gigabyte. This option is ideal for organizations that wish for an all-in-one solution.

• TwinStrata’s Bring Your Own Cloud (BYOC) CloudArray Subscription starts at $500 per month and includes everything but the cloud storage.

Key features – CloudArray gives customers the ability to access production snapshots of their data remotely. Coupled with new accelerated cache reload capabilities, the new release drastically simplifies disaster recovery and testing. More info.

Dell Wyse D10DP

Product name: Dell Wyse D10DP

Key features: The D10DP adds PCoIP protocol support to its powerful dual-core, AMD 1.4 Ghz processor and secure Dell Wyse ThinOS for the industry’s only virus-immune, high-performance thin client. More info.

FalconStor Network Storage Server (NSS)

Product name: FalconStor Network Storage Server (NSS)

Key features: FalconStor NSS’ enhanced capabilities include a stretch cluster configurator, storage agnostic data migration for cloud deployments, and a single plane of glass for managing storage and servers. More info.

RiverMeadow Cloud Migration SaaS

Product name: RiverMeadow Cloud Migration SaaS

Key features: The RiverMeadow Cloud Migration SaaS has been developed from the ground up to accommodate the most comprehensive range of server-to-cloud migrations, automating the migration of live physical, virtual and cloud-based servers "as-is" into public, private and hybrid cloud environments. More info.

Phantom Virtualization Tap 3.0

Product name: Phantom Virtualization Tap 3.0

Key features: VMware compatible solutions optimize monitoring and security in virtual and SDN environments. The Phantom Virtualization Tap 3.0 supports ESX 5.X at the kernel and is fully integrated with vCenter5.x enabling intelligent, continuous monitoring and intuitive click-through deployment and administration. The Phantom HD promotes peak efficiency of monitoring tools and enables high-density, high-throughput network monitoring in environments using advanced tunneling protocols. More info.

xFilter 3.0

Product name: xFilter 3.0

Key features: xFilter 3.0, which ships as a virtual or physical appliance, provides total visibility and improved monitoring in converged environments. The programmable Network Packet Broker (NPB) offers up to 12 10GB ports, allowing tools to access and monitor traffic even when the latest protocols encapsulation is utilized in the data center. New capabilities include innovative packet deduplication, enriched traffic filtering, BGP4 integration, expanded egress filtering and more. More info.

Avaya Software Defined Data Center framework

Product name: Avaya Software Defined Data Center framework

Key features: The Avaya SDDC framework, based on OpenStack, includes an orchestration process that combines, customizes and commissions compute, storage and network components. 

HyTrust Appliance 3.5

Product name: HyTrust Appliance 3.5
Key features: Enables enterprises to virtualize mission-critical applications and deploy private clouds without taking on unacceptable risks. Provides visibility by monitoring, logging, and evaluating administrative actions to detect suspicious activity as it occurs. More info.

Acronis Backup & Recovery for vCloud

Product name: Acronis Backup & Recovery for vCloud 

Key features: enables enterprises and service providers to complement VMware vCloud Director with self-service backup, disaster recovery and migration, and gives tenants a complete infrastructure-as-a-service offering including protection of their virtual machines. More info.

Skytap Virtual Private Platform-as-a-Service with Cloud Foundry V2

Product name: Skytap Virtual Private Platform-as-a-Service with Cloud Foundry V2

Key features: In less than 60 seconds, IT and development teams gain on-demand access to a secure, self-contained, Cloud Foundry V2 PaaS environments to experiment, develop, and test applications in Skytap Cloud. More info.

Unitrends Enterprise Backup (UEB) Free Edition

Product name: Unitrends Enterprise Backup (UEB) Free Edition

Key features: Unitrends Enterprise Backup Free Edition is a fully functioning software-only virtual backup and recovery appliance for both the licensed and now unlicensed (free ESXi) versions of VMware vSphere Hypervisor. More info.

CommVault’s VM Archiving solution

Product name: CommVault’s VM Archiving solution

Further pricing: $5K per TB is for the overall ADM (application data management) bundle, of which VM Archiving is a free feature

Key features:  CommVault’s new VM Archiving capability, part of the Simpana 10 singular platform architecture, lets IT archive and retire infrequently used or unused VMs to reclaim wasted resources and storage capacity. More info.

PagerDuty + HipChat via webhooks

Product name: PagerDuty + HipChat via webhooks

Key features: PagerDuty integrated with Atlassian HipChat via incident-based webhooks to help devops improve real-time communication, collaboration and incidence response through customized reporting and alerting. More info.

Ravello Cloud Application Hypervisor

Product name: Ravello Cloud Application Hypervisor

Key features: Ravello’s Cloud Application Hypervisor allows enterprises to develop and test on replicas of on-premise production environments and never run out of capacity by utilizing any leading public cloud provider. More info.

CiRBA Reservation Console

Product name: CiRBA Reservation Console

Pricing: typically range from approximately $100,000 for 1,000 targets to over $1,000,000 for larger enterprise environments. 

Key features: CiRBA’s new Reservation Console enables organizations to automate new workload routing to the best cloud environment based on a comprehensive scoring mechanism and capacity reservations. More info.

Acronis True Image 2014

Product name: Acronis True Image 2014

Key features:  is a full-system PC image backup solution, now with image backup to the cloud, ensuring a complete system backup is always available, even when your away from locally attached storage.  More info.

Acronis vmProtect 9

Product name: Acronis vmProtect 9

Key features: With its new application support, vmFlashBack technology and ESXi hypervisor recovery, Acronis vmProtect 9 is the most complete, efficient and easy-to-use backup solution on the market for smaller VMware vSphere environments. More info.


Product name: Xcellon-Multis

Key features: The Xcellon-Multis solution enables enterprises and service providers to test complex scenarios involving high-capacity 10GE, 40GE or 100GE networking products at higher speeds and with a higher return on investment. More info.

Zadara Virtual Private Storage Array

Product name: Zadara Virtual Private Storage Array

Key features:  Zadara rolled out its block and file, NAS and SAN Enterprise Storage as a Service (STaaS) by the hour in Japan via a partnership with KVH and AWS. More info.