Brocade adds VM visibility to SAN management software
<p>Brocade today announced a new release of its Data Center Fabric Manager (DCFM) software, enhanced support for VMware, and a new function called Server Application Optimization (SAO), all of which are designed to give SAN administrators visibility into virtual machine (VM) environments.</p>
EMC upgrades Clariion for VMware environments
In an effort to make the Clariion CX4 a more reliable, tier 1 storage system for VMware deployments, EMC this week announced a series of software and connectivity upgrades that make the CX4 "virtualization-aware."
Akorri software optimizes virtual infrastructure
Akorri this week released the 3.0 version of its BalancePoint software, which the company describes as a cross-domain "virtual infrastructure performance and capacity management tool," although the software can also be used in physical environments.
Nexenta upgrades open-source software for VMs
In an effort to tap into the growing pool of budget-conscious storage buyers, Nexenta Systems today announced the release of NexentaStor 2.1, an open-source unified storage system based on the ZFS file system.