Infinite I/O

Accelerating VSAN

Posted by Sheryl Koenigsberg on May 30, 2017

In the past year, VSAN has become a major force in enterprise storage.  Once relegated to test labs, VSAN is now probably the top product we hear customers considering as their storage refresh comes around.

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Topics: Talking Tech

ICYMI: VMware Storage Performance: 5 things you didn't know

Posted by Sheryl Koenigsberg on May 23, 2017

Uh, oh did you miss our "VMware Storage Performance: 5 things you didn't know" webinar a few weeks back?  Here are the 5 things we shared with our audience:

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Topics: Performance

Customer Story: UGA Center and Hotel

Posted by Sheryl Koenigsberg on May 12, 2017

The University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education and Hotel is a conference center located in Athens, GA. With 200 hotel rooms and over 35,000 square feet of conference space, the UGA Center is an active resource used by the entire University community.

The UGA Center had been using a different server-side cache whose market stability was in question, so the team set out to find a replacement.

Andy Stowe, systems administrator at UGA, says, “We talked to some other divisions here at the University. One was using a solution and said that when they turned it off, ‘people went crazy,” so we decided give that a try. It was Infinio.”

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“Response times were fast – as low as 170 microseconds - which is even faster than our all-flash array." 

 

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Topics: customers

10 VMUGs, 10 questions

Posted by Sheryl Koenigsberg on May 5, 2017

We are deep into what we call VMUG season here at Infinio!  With 10 VMware Users Group conferences under our belts since January, we wanted to share the top 10 questions we get the most at these shows.  

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Topics: Events

Customer Q&A with VMhosts.co.uk

Posted by Sheryl Koenigsberg on Apr 17, 2017

VMhosts.co.uk, a cloud hosting provider, recently deployed Infinio for all their customers. I talked with owner Michael Custance and Systems Administrator Gary to learn how it’s been going.

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Topics: Talking Tech, customers

Customer Story: Bartlett & Co.

Posted by Sheryl Koenigsberg on Mar 30, 2017

As one of the nation’s oldest Registered Investment Advisors (RIA), Bartlett & Co. has a busy IT department supporting the company’s investment advisors, financial planners, administrative support, and operations team.

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Topics: customers

Infinio FAQ: Free Trial Edition

Posted by Sheryl Koenigsberg on Mar 27, 2017

We've been attending several VMUGs lately in the U.S., and the same set of questions around our trial keep coming up.  Here's a handy FAQ that answers the most common ones:

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Topics: Talking Tech

Notes from our storage lab on write performance (Part II)

Posted by Sheryl Koenigsberg on Jan 30, 2017

In our last post, we looked at how Infinio's offload capability of significantly reducing the read I/O load on storage can improve write performance.   

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Topics: Talking Tech

Notes from our storage lab on write performance (Part 1)

Posted by Sheryl Koenigsberg on Jan 23, 2017

As a company with a read cache, we often hear from prospects and partners concerned with whether we can improve write performance.  Nearly all environments are a mix of reads and writes, and IT decision makers are right to question what impact we can have on their entire I/O stream.

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Topics: Talking Tech

2016 Year in Review

Posted by Sheryl Koenigsberg on Dec 22, 2016

We had a great year here at Infinio.  I asked our team members what accomplishments they were most proud of, and here's what everyone said:

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Topics: News