Best Practices for Achieving First-Class Performance and High Availability for Virtualized Tier 1 Applications to Be Presented by Astute Networks and DataCore Software


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SAN DIEGO, Calif. – September 13, 2013 – Astute Networks™, Inc., the leading provider of Networked Flash™ appliances, today announced that it will be joining together with DataCore™ Software, a leading provider of storage virtualization, storage management and storage networking software, to present a live, 30-minute webinar on the topic of Best Practices for Achieving First-Class Performance and High Availability (HA) for Virtualized Tier 1 Applications.

The webinar will take place on Tuesday, September 17, from 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time (ET). The discussion, led by Mike Schmitt, Senior Director of Product Management for Astute Networks, and Carlos Nieves, Senior Management, Product Management for DataCore Software, will focus on:

• Ways in which shared solid state storage overcomes I/O bottlenecks
• How to deploy solid state without ripping and replacing what already works
• Most cost effective methods for immediately speeding up applications, by up to 10X
• How to maintain complete data availability in a heterogeneous storage environment

“Two of the biggest storage-related IT challenges are maximizing application performance and ensuring data availability without busting the budget,” said Schmitt. “If these are your concerns, this webinar will be well worth your time.”

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About the DataCore and Astute Networks Solution
DataCore and Astute solutions work together to optimize the performance and availability of virtualized infrastructures. DataCore Nodes provide storage virtualization functionality, including caching, thin provisioning, snapshots, replication and continuous data protection of virtual volumes. Astute breaks application performance barriers by resolving critical I/O bottlenecks with the ViSX family of Networked Flash Appliances. The joint solution is ideal for cost-constrained multi-vendor IT organizations that need to improve application performance in physical and virtual host environments with a need for a disaster recovery and business continuity solution.

For further details on this and all other Astute Networks’ webinars, please visit: To review a calendar of live, in-person Astute Networks’ appearances, please visit:

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About Astute Networks
Astute is the leading provider of Networked Flash™ appliances that accelerate application performance by 10x or more, enhance user productivity and lower IT costs for physical and virtual environments. The company’s ViSX family of Networked Flash appliances is based on a 100% solid state flash technology that cost–effectively delivers a high number of sustained IOPS to dramatically increase application performance. Powered by its patented DataPump Engine™, ViSX overcomes performance limitations by non-disruptively delivering shared performance to all servers and virtual machines over pervasively deployed Ethernet networks. ViSX is available through the company’s network of authorized AstuteNet channel partners. For more information, visit

Astute Networks, Networked flash, ViSX, DataPump Engine, and FlashWRX are trademarks or registered trademarks of Astute Networks, Inc. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.

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The Ventana Group for Astute Networks
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