By Tim Van Ash, SVP of Products
Recently, we announced the new 5.6 version of our Load DynamiX Test Development Environment (TDE) and a new family of Workload Generation Appliances. These enhancements allow our customers to make the most of their network and storage investments by providing a broad and precise understanding of storage system behavior.
“The new 5.6 release significantly ratchets up performance and scalability with support for multiple 32Gb Fibre Channel interfaces and 40Gb Ethernet interfaces within a single appliance.” – ChannelBuzz
So, what’s new?
Version 5.6 and the new Workload Generation Appliances offer new 32Gb Fibre Channel Series Appliances and new 40Gb Ethernet Series Appliances. This includes a new multicore capability that greatly enhances the load generating capability of our workload generators, as well as a broad set of advanced features for the existing SAN, NAS, and Object performance validation. The full list of features includes:
“Now vendors will know behavior before deploying systems into production environments.” – Storage Review
Why did we do it?
The leading storage and network vendors look to us to help them accelerate their time-to-market. The new Load DynamiX platform enhancements are a direct result of our customers’ input on their storage development and QA needs. With this release, we’re bolstering our commitment to providing the highest performance, most scalable and most comprehensive set of storage workload modeling, load generation and performance validation solutions to our customers.
“There’s nothing I’ve seen thus far that does what these guys do. I’m always looking for something that is similar.” – Storage Switzerland
To learn more about our Load DynamiX storage performance validation and analytics solutions, please visit: http://www.virtualinstruments.com/enterprise/