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Alan Brandon

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Infinio is Citrix ready!

Posted by Alan Brandon on May 5, 2014 3:31:00 PM

We are pleased to announce that Infinio Accelerator is verified as Citrix Ready. Accelerator has met Citrix's test criteria for third-party partners, and is now part of the program recognizing verified, trusted solutions.

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Performance you can use: Latency vs IOPS

Posted by Alan Brandon on Apr 17, 2014 3:19:00 PM

Storage is typically sold, and you typically buy it, based on capacity and IOPS. But those two numbers don’t tell the whole story. Let’s take a look at these common storage specs and how they translate into usable metrics for your environment.

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Topics: Talking Tech

Performance is served

Posted by Alan Brandon on Apr 3, 2014 3:07:00 PM

Setting the table for a discussion about storage performance

If you’ve ever hosted a dinner party, it’s come up—the dreaded oven contention problem.  How are you going to get everything cooked and timed to serve a hot dinner?  Perhaps baking contortions ensue—“maybe if we parboil the potatoes earlier in the day…” “what if we only make one side dish?”

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Hidden benefits of distributed cache

Posted by Alan Brandon on Mar 19, 2014 2:58:00 PM
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Topics: About Us, Talking Tech

National Specialty Alloys deploys Infinio to boost VDI

Posted by Alan Brandon on Mar 10, 2014 2:46:00 PM

Premium alloy supplier National Specialty Alloys installed Infinio in their VDI environment to offload requests from storage, and improve the performance of the virtual desktops. Employees in NSA's five remote offices immediately noticed the faster response, and the IT group sees sustained offload from storage over 60%.

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Topics: News, About Us

Infinio sponsors AutoLab for easy vSphere labs

Posted by Alan Brandon on Mar 5, 2014 2:42:00 PM

AutoLab is a free tool for building a vSphere lab environment on a single pc or server. Developed by vExpert Alastair Cooke, AutoLab uses some slick automation to let you build (and rebuild) your lab quickly and easily. Infinio is proud to be sponsoring the ongoing development of AutoLab, which is used by many in the virtualization community for learning and testing.

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Topics: News

Server-side caching in light of VSAN

Posted by Alan Brandon on Mar 3, 2014 2:53:00 PM

This week the virtualization community erupted with VMware’s announcement of VSAN becoming generally available. I’ve had conversations with customers and community members who are curious: what does VSAN mean for Infinio?

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Topics: Talking Tech

Infinio v1.2 — Now supporting vSphere 5.5!

Posted by Alan Brandon on Mar 3, 2014 2:37:00 PM

We are happy to announce the release of Infinio Accelerator v1.2! This update adds one of our top customer requests: support for VMware vSphere 5.5. With this version we've added support for another platform, and continued to develop our innovative software-only solution for increasing storage performance.

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Topics: News, About Us

On the road again — See Infinio at these VMUGs!

Posted by Alan Brandon on Feb 24, 2014 2:33:00 PM

The Infinio crew will be on the road again, visiting four VMware User Group events in the next few weeks!

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Topics: News, Events

Content-based caching: The final chapter

Posted by Alan Brandon on Jan 31, 2014 2:31:00 PM

The third episode of our content-based caching video series is now up for your viewing pleasure. In Part 3, Vishal Misra wraps up his discussion by reviewing real-world performance results from an Infinio Accelerator customer.

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Topics: About Us, Talking Tech