Qsan AegisSAN LX Systems Achieve VMware vSphere 5 VAAI Certification

Mar 25 , 2013
Taipei, Taiwan, 25 March 2013- Qsan Technology Inc, the professional network storage provider of iSCSI SAN, Fibre Channel SAN & Unified Storage, today announced that its AegisSAN LX now fully support VMware® vSphere 5 VAAI (vStorage APIs for Array Integration) features. With integration of the cutting-edge VAAI technologies, AegisSAN LX the high-end SAN series offering both iSCSI and Fibre Channel interfaces delivers even better performance and better efficiency in VMware virtual server environments.

The complete VAAI support can greatly offload IO from ESXi server to storage systemsby reducing the redundant IO paths, overheads and server CPU cycles. In addition, there are tremendous performance and efficiency gainsby better integration with hardware and the speeding up of provisioning new virtual machines. Also, the VAAI support significantly increases VM density by the improved scalability and reliability.

"The certification ensures AegisSAN LX’s improved performance, superior scalability and better agility in VMware virtual server environments," said Daniel Lin, Sales Director at Qsan. "With the supports of for vSphere 5 and VAAI, AegisSAN LX is better interoperable with new virtualization features including the native integration with supported hardware, the eliminated data flow and the less need for VMFS to use storage from the storage pool. In addition, Qsan provides the supports without any extra cost up."

Powered by Intel® Xeon CPU, AegisSAN LX offers outstanding IOPS and throughputs. With hardware RAID and QiSOE, the 6Gb/s SAS AegisSAN LX storage systems best meet the critical business requirements to process huge amounts of IO. In addition to VAAI, the latest firmware 3.0 supports QThin the thin provisioning feature to allocate disk storage space in a flexible manner based on the minimum space required and then to enable enterprises to purchase only the disk capacity actually needed.

AegisSAN LX systems are available now from the company’s network of reseller partners. For more details please visit here.

About Qsan
Founded in 2004, Qsan Technology Inc is the specialist providing a complete product line of network storage including iSCSI SAN, Fibre Channel SAN & Unified Storage for worldwide enterprises and SMB. Qsan products deliver the best price-performance value to help budget-constrained customers greatly enhance the efficiency in the working environment.

Headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, Qsan storage expertise specializes in flexible production capability. Qsan has a clear go-to-market strategy that revolves around distribution partners in the European tier-1 markets, APAC, the United States and China. Based on the vision of "making data smart," Qsan's technology aims at making business data smart enough to be always available under any unexpected circumstances, efficient enough not to waste any IT investment, and allowing easy retrieval during the whole ILM (information lifecycle management) process. For more information, please visit www.qsan.com