The Open vStorage future looks bright

Jason Ader, analyst at the William Blair & Company, released a new research document: The State of Storage - a 2014 Update. In this detailed report, which is a must-read for everyone in the storage industry, he discusses the biggest short and long term headwinds for traditional storage vendors. Some of these headwinds are caused by newcomers in the storage industry. He estimates that these newcomers will grow with a rate of around 40%, which will cause the combined impact to reach almost 10% of industry sales in 2014. These headwinds can not…Read more …

Open vWhat?

To explain what Open vStorage is and show a quick tour of our GUI, we have created a 5 minute video.Read more …

Open vStorage 1.1

The Open vStorage team is on fire. We released a new version of the Open vStorage software (select Test as QualityLevel). The new big features for this release are: Logging and log collecting: we have added logging to Open vStorage. The logs are also centrally gathered and stored in a distributed Search Engine (Elasticsearch). The logs can be viewed, browsed, searched and analyzed through Kibina, a very nice designed GUI. HA Support: Open vStorage does with this release not only support vMotion but also the HA functionality of VMware. This means that in…Read more …