VAAI

AcronymDefinition
VAAIValue Added Assessment Initiative
VAAIVStorage API (Application Programming Interface) for Array Intergration (VMware, Inc.)
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VMware VAAI and vSphere Client Plug-in are supported by TS-x79, TS-x70, and TS-x69 series.
VMware Support -- Integration with VMware Virtual Volumes, Site Recovery Manager, VAAI, VASA and vCenter Plug-ins
Equipped with many other powerful features including 10GbE ready, SSD cache, VMware VAAI and vSphere Client plug-in, Microsoft SCVMM/ODX, and thin-provisioned volume, the Turbo NAS not only effectively optimizes efficiency and reliability in virtualization applications, but also serves as a high performance NAS for data backup.
VMware VAAI storage-based hardware acceleration lowers CPU and memory consumption, enables faster deployment, supports VMware vMotion[R] for storage tasks and disk creation, as well as higher VM consolidation ratios; however, these capabilities only work with VAAI-compliant storage arrays.
Complete management from within VMWare vCenter and full support for VAAI
5, and includes VAAI support for both iSCSI and NFS protocols out of the box.
VMware Ready Certified for VMware vSphere 5 and VAAI, FalconStor NSS Is the First Software-based Storage Virtualization Solution to Enable VAAI in Heterogeneous Third-party SANs
Huawei certified IT solutions for VMware include: server, blades and I/O cards; a comprehensive storage integrations portfolio that includes NAS, iSCSI, FC, VAAI, VASA, SRM and PSA; advanced solutions such as Virtual Desktop Solution - a pre-integrated, pre-configured and pre-tested appliance that accelerates the deployment of VMware Horizon View(TM)- and VMware Virtual SAN(TM) with a Virtual SAN Ready Node configuration.
FalconStor([R]) Network Storage Server (NSS): Supports VMware vSphere and VMware VAAI and extends VMware functionality in heterogeneous SAN environments that may not offer native VAAI support; accommodates greater volume scalability, larger drive sizes and virtual machine density.
NFS VAAI support brings new virtualization options such as File Clone and Reserve Space.