Bangalore, India 22th Sept 2014 — Vital Labs, innovator in storage management solution space,announced today the integration of VitalEdge vCenter plugin for VMware®, with NexentaStor 4.0.3 TM storage platform from Nexenta, global leader in Software-Defined Storage. This vCenter plugin helps reduce storage manageability costs, improve protection, and streamline NAS and SAN datastore management in VMware VSphere® environments. With this unified platform and deep integration with VitalEdgevCenter plugin, Nexenta customers get complete data management and storage optimization for VSphere environment in the industry.
“Storage management in a virtual environment is a huge challenge, due to lack of visibility of storage resources, and system admins face lot of usability issues to manage storage effectively. The need for complete storage management solution for complex virtual infrastructure is acute,” said Tapesh Goyal, Founder at Vital Labs. “In recognition of this need we partnered with Nexenta to integrate our vCenter plugin to improve their customer experience.”
“Partnering with Vital Labs has provided additional strategic expertise around VMware and storage technologies,” said Michael Letschin, Director of Product Management, Solutions. “The vSphere storage management plugin for NexentaStor will allow our global client base to manage, provision, take snapshots, restore, clone and monitor our customers Software-Defined Storage solution seamlessly from vCenter web console itself.”
Major benefits and features of VitalEdge vCenter plugin for NexentaStor, includes:
Monitor and Discovery
Admins can monitor performance and health of the storage volume, and associated LUNs of datastores.Admin can also monitor disk read write IOs, throughput, latency etc without leaving vSphere web console.It can also discover vital properties of the LUN mapped to datastore such as size, number of snapshots,creation time, sync policy, protection policy etc.
Admins can provision NAS or SAN datastores in one click. This plugin will create volume, LUNs, NFSfolder at storage side and seamlessly attach as datastore to one or more ESX.
Admins can use NexentaStor snapshot/restore technology to backup and restore of NAS and SAN datastore in VMware environment.
Admin’s can use NexentaStor Volume Cloning technology to clone NAS and SAN datastore very quickly.
Admin can monitor disk availability right from vSphere web client console.
Vital Labs is an innovative storage management solution provider, which helps storage vendors to convert their product into solutions for different datacenter workloads. Vital Labs provide solutions for storage ISVs to build eco-system integration products for MS application integration(SQL,Exchange,Sharepoint) through VSS framework, VMware integration(snapshot based VM backup\recovery\cloning, vCenter plugins, VAAI for NAS, SRA, Hyper-V\SCOM integration, Open stack\Cloud stack integration, storage management tools, API development, Management UI development, SNMP agents etc. Please find more information atwww.vitallabsinc.com