Avere Hosts Webinar on Pulse Report Survey Results on Storage Performance Challenges in Virtualized Environments

PITTSBURGH, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Avere Systems will share results of a recent survey that revealed NAS Optimization as the top choice of solutions being considered by IT executives to meet the challenges to storage performance posed by virtualization June 14 at 1 p.m. EDT. The 45-minute presentation features a deep-dive on information revealed in the "Impact of Virtualization on Storage Performance Optimization Trends" Pulse Report survey conducted earlier this year by Gatepoint Research.

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The survey questioned 1,000 selected executives as to the solutions they were considering implementing into their company's virtualization strategy to help overcome the needs of high-performance applications on their storage networks. Topping the list of responses for meeting the storage challenges posed by virtualization was NAS optimization solutions and NAS controller upgrades at 26 percent each. The least popular options considered were read-only caching (5 percent) and short-stroking hard drives (3 percent).

"With more than half of respondents achieving 50 percent server virtualization by 2014 and 35 percent of organization expecting to have more than two-thirds of servers virtualized in the same time period, the interest in solutions to help them overcome the storage challenges posed by virtualization has never been greater," said Rebecca Thompson, VP of Marketing at Avere Systems.  "We expect that our upcoming webinar will enlighten attendees as to what they can do to stem the tide against this growing issue.  In what is sure to be a 'not to miss' event, we look forward to showing real-world solutions that are available today to help companies get a leg up on the virtualization issues they may be facing tomorrow."

To register for the upcoming webinar, interested parties can visit https://avereevents.webex.com/avereevents/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=668150463. Full summary results of the Gatepoint Research Pulse Report Survey are currently available on the Avere Resources page at http://averesystems.com/Resources.aspx.

About Avere Systems
Avere Systems brings to the market NAS Optimization solutions designed specifically to scale performance and capacity separately and take advantage of new storage media using real-time tiering. Avere's FXT Series Edge filers allow organizations to achieve unlimited application performance scaling, free applications from the confines of the data center by eliminating latency and cut storage costs by more than half. Learn more at www.averesystems.com, and you can follow the company on Twitter.com/averesystems.

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