Symantec Optimizes Storage I/O for VMware

Symantec Corp. has announced Veritas Dynamic Multi-Pathing for VMware vSphere, the product optimizes storage I/O performances and availability providing path management and failure protection.

VMware edition also integrates with VMware vCenter Server to provide administrative and monitoring capabilities within the VMware environment.

Key Features

  • Provides storage path failure protection and fast failover.
  • Spreads I/O across multiple storage paths for maximum performance.
  • Enhanced I/O load-balancing algorithms
  • Real-time path performance metrics

Key Benefits

  • Deep visibility from VMware environment reduces configuration errors and enables better decisions.
  • Visibility into storage array attributes, enabling workload assignment to the right tier and type of storage
  • Detailed path performance metrics available within VMware vCenter
  • Datacenter I/O visualization provides insight into I/O demands of individual guests
  • Broad compatibility list enables choice of storage vendors without compromising on manageability

Symantec has also announced, in the press release, an agreement with NetApp, Inc. to resell Veritas Dynamic Multi-Pathing for VMware to take advantage of the sales channel offered by a comprehensive NetApp storage solution.