Infortrend’s EonStor 10GbE iSCSI-host Storage Systems Achieve VMware Ready™ Status

Infortrend EonStor 10GbE iSCSI

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct 19, 2010 – Infortrend® (Public TPE: 2495), the networked storage expert, today announced that its EonStor S16E-R1240 and S16E-G1240 storage systems, featuring 10GbE iSCSI host connectivity, have achieved VMware Ready™ status. This designation indicates that the EonStor S16E-R1240 and S16E-G1240 have passed a detailed evaluation and testing process managed by VMware and are now listed on the VMware Hardware Compatibility List.

Passing the extensive VMware-specified testing helps ensure that the dual-controller EonStor S16E-R1240 and single-controller EonStor S16E-G1240 storage systems make best use of VMware technology and are ready for deployment in customer environments.

“We are pleased that Infortrend’s EonStor 10GbE iSCSI host storage systems, the EonStor S16E-R1240 and S16E-G1240, qualify for the VMware Ready™ logo, signifying to customers that they have passed specific VMware testing and interoperability criteria and are ready to run in production environments,” said Bernie Mills, senior director, alliance programs, VMware.

According to Thomas Kao, product planning director at Infortrend, “Infortrend attaches great importance to the VMware Ready™ certification. Our goal is to ensure that all of our iSCSI and Fibre Channel (FC) host storage products are VMware certified, helping SMB users effectively and efficiently address storage demands in the server virtualization environment. By using Infortrend’s EonStor 10GbE iSCSI host models with VMware vSphere™ (VMware ESX4), enterprises enjoy high performance, easy deployment and management in virtualized IP SAN environments.”

The VMware Ready program is a VMware co-branding program for qualified partner products and is a benefit of the VMware Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) program. With more than 1,600 members worldwide, the VMware TAP program works with best-of-breed technology partners to provide them a comprehensive set of VMware technical and marketing services, support, tools and expertise to deliver enhanced value to joint customers.

The EonStor S16E-R1240 and S16E-G1240 can be found within the online VMware Partner Product Catalog at  Hardware products can be found within the online VMware Hardware Compatibility List at

About Infortrend

Infortrend, the networked storage expert, is a pioneer in cost-effective, high performance storage products. The company provides ESVA®, EonStor®, EonNAS storage solutions and SANWatch® software for virtually all storage interfaces including Fibre Channel, SAS, iSCSI, SCSI and SATA. For over a decade, Infortrend has provided reliable, fault-tolerant technology to prominent ODMs, distributors, and storage integrators worldwide. The company’s core competency includes performance optimized RAID ASICs, feature-rich firmware, and redundant, high availability RAID subsystems and storage solutions. Founded in 1993, Infortrend is traded on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (Taiex), ticker number 2495. For more information, please visit