Huawei's Storage Arrays for the OceanStor Solutions Passes vSphere 6.0 Certifications

By CIOReview | Monday, September 21, 2015

FREMONT, CA: Huawei, a provider of information and communications technology (ICT) solutions, announces that the Huawei OceanStor converged storage portfolio including the 18000 series, V3 series, Dorado series and VIS series  has been certified for VMware vSphere 6.0 virtual platform and Virtual Volumes (VVOL).

Huawei's storage arrays for the OceanStor solutions have passed the required vSphere 6.0 certifications, which enables VMware vSphere Storage APIs for Array Integration (VAAI) for Block, VAAI for Network Attached Storage (VAAI NAS), Pluggable Storage Architecture (PSA), and Site Recovery Manager (SRM).

With the achievement of certification for VVOL, Huawei's OceanStor storage platform allows granularity and flexibility in how storage is consumed by virtual environments.

Huawei OceanStor solutions for the VMware vSphere 6.0 platform comes with a host of advantages such as an optimized path management policy, more flexible networking and higher return on investment.  

"With our latest product release and the certification for Virtual Volumes and vSphere 6.0, Huawei is well positioned to take a leadership role, providing customers with reliable and trustworthy VMware solutions that will help them to build next generation software-defined storage (SDS) enterprise-class data centers with excellent scalability, performance, and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) services," says Mr. Fan Ruiqi, President, Storage Product Line, Huawei.