New iSCSI SAN Solution Optimized For Virtualized Server Environments Is Trusted To Enhance Citrix Networking And Virtualization Solutions
SAN DIEGO, CA – September 14, 2010 – Overland Storage, the trusted global provider of effortless data management and data protection solutions across the data lifecycle, today announced that its SnapSAN S2000 has been verified as Citrix Ready®. The Citrix Ready program helps customers identify third-party solutions that are recommended to enhance virtualization, networking and cloud computing solutions from Citrix. Overland’s SnapSAN S2000 completed a rigorous verification process to ensure compatibility with Citrix XenServer®, providing confidence in joint solution compatibility.
The Citrix Ready program makes it easy for customers to identify complementary products and solutions that can enhance Citrix environments. Customers can be confident that SnapSAN S2000 has successfully passed a series of tests established by Citrix, and can be trusted to work effectively with Citrix XenServer in order to provide joint customers with a robust virtualized server environment.
The SnapSAN S2000 enables companies using Windows Server, Hyper-V, VMware, UNIX, Linux, Citrix, or Mac OS X to take advantage of SAN capabilities that have traditionally been considered too complex to manage without specialized expertise, including active-active mirroring and failover, snapshots, replication and Microsoft Cluster Server support. Featuring automated capacity expansion, the solution enables policy-based storage volume growth to occur in a just-in-time manner without IT intervention, eliminating guesswork and over-provisioning. The SnapSAN S2000 scales effortlessly to 192TB and is a cost effective solution for businesses with virtualized server environments or storage consolidation requirements.
“Overland Storage is a great addition to the storage solutions verified by the Citrix Ready program,” said John Fanelli, vice president of solutions and community marketing at Citrix Systems, Inc. “Citrix Ready makes it easier for customers to select the most suitable virtualization infrastructure products for their specific needs. By taking part in our program, Overland Storage has enabled its customers to obtain the highest quality user experience available today, and the simplest means for making an informed product purchasing selection.”
“As a member of the Citrix Ready program, we are able to offer customers intelligent solutions that combine our SnapSAN S2000 with the Citrix virtualization platform,” said Jillian Mansolf, vice president, global sales and marketing, Overland Storage. “We remain completely focused on listening to and addressing the specific storage needs of businesses by working closely with trusted partners, through the Citrix Ready partner ecosystem and by offering storage solutions that can quickly and easily be deployed within existing environments for instant scalability and reliability. Overland strives to deliver storage solutions that are truly effortless for businesses of any size.”
Pricing and Availability
SnapSAN S2000 and the SnapServer E2000 expansion unit are available immediately. For more information please visit www.overlandstorage.com.
About Overland Storage
Overland Storage is the trusted global provider of effortless data management and data protection solutions across the data lifecycle. By providing an integrated range of technologies and services for primary, nearline, offline, archival and cloud data storage, Overland makes it easy and cost effective to manage different tiers of information over time. Whether distributed data is across the hall or across the globe, Overland enables companies to focus on building their business instead of worrying about data growth. Overland SnapServer®, SnapSAN™, NEO® and REO® solutions are available through a select network of value added resellers and system integrators. For more information, visit www.overlandstorage.com.
About the Citrix Ready Program
The Citrix Ready program identifies verified solutions that are trusted to enhance virtualization, networking and cloud computing solutions from Citrix, including Citrix® XenDesktop®, XenApp™, XenServer®, NetScaler® and GoToMeeting®. The Citrix Ready designation is awarded to third party products that have successfully met verification criteria set by Citrix, and gives customers an added confidence in the compatibility of the joint solution offering. The Citrix Ready program leverages industry-leading alliances across the Citrix partner eco-system to meet a wide variety customer needs, and currently incorporates over 2,800 partners who have demonstrated more than 18,000 product verifications. It also includes the Citrix Ready Community Verified program, which allows customers to see thousands of products that have been verified by other customers to work in their production environments. The Citrix Ready program received the Alliance Excellence Award from the Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals (ASAP) for creating a strong community through implementation of new, innovative best practices. More information about the Citrix Ready program can be found at www.citrix.com/citrixready.