Data storage startups to watch: Atlantis Computing Inc.
Virtual appliance reduces VDI storage requirements and
Company: Atlantis Computing Inc.
Category: Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) virtual appliance
Product: Atlantis ILIO
Why it makes our list: Can help make VDI a reality for a lot of organizations
can help organizations take their virtual
desktop infrastructure (VDI)
projects off the backburner by reducing VDI storage requirements
and increasing performance. ILIO
offloads most of the read and writes between VDI and storage, and uses deduplication
shrink the amount of data that moves across the wire. It works with Citrix XenDesktop and VMware
View VDI applications. Atlantis
began shipping in 2009 and has $15 million in funding. Although it has little
head-to-head competition, major storage vendors are also working to address VDI issues, mostly by
adding solid-state drives
to their systems.
This was first published in August 2011