ThinIO sits in line between the Windows operating system and the disk storage. ThinIO intercepts both disk reads and writes to the local or shared storage, stores the request in its cache for instant access the next time they are requested.
The following technologies are supported in *Stateless configuration models.
- Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop with Machine Creation Services.
- Citrix VDI in a box.
- VMware Horizon view stateless linked clonesStateless
- Microsoft Remote Desktop technologies.
* Stateless is a type of desktop that is wiped to clean on each reboot.
WHY CHOOSE THINIO?
A Dramatic Increase in Application I/O Throughput
By leveraging the speed and power of RAM, I/O requests (both read and writes) that are stored in ThinIO’s cache are completed almost instantly giving the user and their applications a dramatic increase in I/O throughput.
Boot IOPS reduction of up to 80%
With our disk intelligence and ‘Read Ahead’ technology, I/O during boot is reduced by up to 80%. By leveraging our integrated formulas, ThinIO can read the disk blocks required by Windows before they are requested in a contiguous and controlled manner.
ThinIO can also cache blocks of data required by the user’s primary applications, resulting in near instant launch times when the user logs in.
Increased Desktop Density
ThinIO will utilise its cache during I/O intensive periods such as machine start-up, user logon and log off, shielding the storage from the intensity of the operations, by doing this the shared or local disk is leveraged considerably less. This allows for greater density and reduces the wear and tear on the disks.
Enhanced User Experience
Users will get an equal performance from their virtual environment as from their previous physical environment. By caching repeated reads from the disk and writes to the disk inside the virtual machine, user login times are incredibly fast as the users profile is mostly stored in RAM. The user experience is fast and consistent even at ‘peak’ times during the day.
Reduce CAPEX & OPEX
ThinIO will ensure you no longer have to solve your storage problems by buying more spinning disks.
ThinIO will ensure your ‘rack & power’ costs are reduced and the life of your existing hardware will be extended by reducing wear and tear.
THINIO TESTIMONIALS & PRAISE
“Ultimately ThinIO was successful beyond our expectations. We saw a 23% improvement in overall performance with significantly faster user logins. ThinIO allowed us to increase our user density, save on costs and ultimately delivered a much better user experience.
ThinIO provided a much more cost effective solution allowing us to get a greater ROI on our current infrastructure and will ensure that we will continue to have a higher user density as our programme grows.”
President & CEO
“Overall results on XenServer with Machine Creation Services were very good. ThinIO was very easy to install, configure and drastically decreased the load on XenServer storage repositories”
Citrix Technology Professional (CTP)
Blog: ThinIO XenServer Testing
“At least every month vendors contact me and pitch their new solutions or a new version. It only happens once so often that I’m immediately intrigued by a product and that certainly happened when Andy showed me ThinIO”
Citrix Technology Professional (CTP)
Blog: ThinScale ThinIO at first glance
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