Deep and Broad – Following IO from VM through SAN with Virtual Instruments

(Excerpt from original post on the Taneja Group News Blog)

Recently we had the pleasure to conduct an in-depth field study for Virtual Instruments (VI) in which we got to interview, without interference, six of their large enterprise customers spanning verticals including technology, manufacturing, retail, telecom, financial services and government. The results were both expected and surprising. Expected because we knew that Virtual Instruments is delivering infrastructure performance solutions designed to help identify and troubleshoot IO issues deep down into the protocol level in the SAN and then up and across arrays on one end and physical or virtual machines on the other. No other vendor does what they do (as the clients all testified) to provide critically important management and visibility across the complex SAN environment. Basically these clients advised us that if you have mission-critical services that depend on storage, you’ll find VI indispensable in meeting service levels and optimizing infrastructure.

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