Overland SnapServer SAN
S2000 Achieves VMware Ready(TM) Status
Overland Storage, the trusted global provider
of effortless data management and data protection solutions across the data
lifecycle, today announced that its
SnapServer SAN S2000 iSCSI SAN storage solution
has achieved VMware Ready(TM) status. This designation indicates that SnapServer
SAN S2000 has passed a detailed evaluation and testing process managed by VMware
and is now listed on the VMware Hardware Compatibility List.
Passing the extensive VMware-specified testing
helps ensure that SnapServer SAN S2000 makes best use of VMware technology and
is ready for deployment in customer environments.
"We are pleased that
SnapServer SAN S2000 qualifies for the VMware
Ready(TM) logo, signifying to customers that it has passed specific VMware
testing and interoperability criteria and is ready to run in production
environments," said Bernie Mills, senior director, alliance programs, VMware.
"Offering built-in integration with the vSphere
console, the new SnapServer SAN solution from Overland was developed from the
ground up to be optimized for VMware and brings the SnapServer line's reputation
for delivering reliable, effortless, cost-effective storage to virtualized
server environments," said Eric Kelly, CEO of Overland Storage. "With verified
compatibility between VMware vSphere 4 and
SnapServer SAN S2000, businesses can harness
the efficiencies of virtualization across their entire IT environment, from
servers to storage to the cloud. Overland's ongoing relationship with VMware and
tested compatibility with VMware vSphere 4 means that joint customers will be
able to confidently leverage the flexible and trusted VMware virtualization
SnapServer SAN S2000, the first iSCSI SAN
solution from Overland, reducing complexity and freeing valuable IT resources."
The VMware Ready program is a VMware
co-branding program for qualified partner products and is a benefit of the
VMware Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) program. With more than 1200 members
worldwide, the VMware TAP program works with best-of-breed technology partners
to provide them a comprehensive set of VMware technical and marketing services,
support, tools and expertise to deliver enhanced value to joint customers.