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Violin Systems FSP 7650 Review Discussion

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Violin’s FSP 7650 SAN is geared around extreme performance and by that, the company means high IOPS with ultra-low latency. In fact, the company claims performance numbers as high as 2 million IOPS with latency only being at 1ms. The SAN comes in capacities that range from 8.8TB to 140TB and utilizes the company’s new pay-as-you-grow plan, Scale Smart. The SAN is shipped with all the flash storage contained in the box and when customers need more, they can begin paying for it and instantly have access to it. The FSP 7650 comes with several data services through its Concerto OS 7 software that covers data security, scaling through online expansion and replication for continuity.

Violin Systems FSP 7650 Review

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Arrays such as this seem to be more of a commodity.  A JBOD at most.  To me it's the data services a SAN can provide that adds real value.  Speeds and feeds are nice, but the differences seem to be harder and harder to spot

Can this do anything in regards to integrating with VMware vcenter e.g. Vaai/vasa?  

snapshots of popular apps with native vss/rman/etc type app consistent integration?

Snap ins to SCCM or servicenow integration?

How about the financial viability of the company, or is this the next tintri...

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