SolidFire claims to have cracked a problem that so many have tried and failed to solve before. It has produced a reference architecture that it hopes will make large-scale corporate VDI rollouts practicable. SolidFire produces a highly scalable, multi-tenant, clusterable all-flash storage array with compression and in-line …
What about certified results?
These are certainly good results. The biggest issue is the lack of an audit / certification of their results. Since their method of constructing the workload is non-standard, there is no independent ability to certify their results.
On a related note, Brocade and Nimbus Data have jointly released a certified and audited report, running a standard VDI benchmark IOmark-VDI, which supported over 4,000 users in a 2U system, at a cost of under $40 / user for storage.
SolidFire should consider publishing audited results if they want to play in this space.
- Vid Hubble 'scope snaps 200,000-ton chunky crumble conundrum
- Bugger the jetpack, where's my 21st-century Psion?
- Windows 8.1 Update 1 spewed online a MONTH early – by Microsoft
- Something for the Weekend, Sir? Why can’t I walk past Maplin without buying stuff I don’t need?
- Review 'Mommy got me an UltraVibe Pleasure 2000 for Xmas!' South Park: Stick of Truth