London, 12 July, 2011 — Diskeeper Corporation’s virtual platform disk optimiser V-locity®, has its third edition currently in the final phase of field testing. Tipped for release this quarter, there is no official statement yet of what new features are included, but what can be confirmed is V-locity 3.0 will support VMware ESXi – VMware’s next-generation bare-metal hypervisor.
“The challenge with supporting VMware ESXi is that ESXi does not allow installations on the Server (Host). Therefore we have developed an “agent-less” solution that provides the same functionality. This has been accomplished and will be available for ESXi, ESX and Hyper-V on release. There are also some additional enhancements that I know will excite our customers” – Mandeep Birdi, Technical Presales Consultant
V-locity improves performance of virtual platforms, such as VMware vSphere, and allows them to operate more efficiently. This results in cost savings and facilitates virtualisation initiatives in enterprises.
• Prevents most fragmentation before it can happen
• Smooth synchronisation of defrag across VMs and SANs
• Maintenance free automatic operation
• Most efficient use of free space possible
• No active resource impact
• 100% compatible with copy-on-write technology
• Faster performance for users of Linked Clones/Differencing Disks
“We are still quite enthusiastic about V-Locity. We offer it [to] our customers in virtual environments.” – Christian Hofmann, PC-Future GmbH
“We have been Diskeeper customers for years, and when we began the switch to virtualisation using Hyper-V, V-locity was suggested to help improve performance of the virtual machines. V-locity has proven to be a valuable tool in our virtual environment.” – Faye Jasman, Canal Insurance Company
About Diskeeper Corporation - Microsoft Gold Partner
Innovators in Performance and Reliability Technologies®: CIOs, IT Managers and System Administrators of Global Fortune 1000 and Forbes 500 enterprises rely on Diskeeper® performance software to provide unparalleled performance and reliability to their business laptops, desktops and servers. Diskeeper 2011 includes the breakthrough IntelliWrite® fragmentation prevention technology. V-locity® 2.0 virtual platform disk optimizer for VMware ESX and Hyper-V eliminates the barriers to full virtual efficiency and maximum I/O performance on virtual servers. Diskeeper Corporation further provides real-time data protection and real-time data recovery with Undelete® data recovery software (www.undelete.com). InvisiTasking® technology enables any process to run completely invisibly in the background, fully tapping the power of otherwise unused idle resources (www.invisitasking.com).
For Immediate Release
Contact: Dorian Culmer
Phone: +44 (0) 1293 763 060
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