New PCIe Gen4 NVMe storages for VMware cloud clients

The NVMe communications protocol, developed specifically for all-flash storage, provides faster performance and higher command density than previous protocols.

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Storage2022

The NVMe communication protocol, developed specifically for all-flash storage, provides faster performance and higher command density than previous protocols. NVMe is designed for business processes that require top performance, such as real-time data analytics, web-based trading platforms, and other latency-sensitive workflows. With such highly latency-sensitive workflows, NVMe technology immediately benefits from adoption.

NVMe vs. serial-attached SCSI (SAS)

NVMe aims to reduce software congestion between applications and storage on all-flash systems.

Flash-based storage systems typically use SAS (serial-attached SCSI) links from their controllers to communicate with flash. SAS relies on the outdated SCSI protocol, which was originally developed for slower hard disks. SAS can be used to communicate with flash, but it is not ideal for getting the most out of flash. The interface speed of one SAS disk is 12Gb/s.

NVMe technology is designed to take better advantage of the microsecond latency provided by all-flash arrays and to overcome the bottleneck of the SCSI protocol. The increase in data transfer rate, unlike the SCSI protocol, requires the NVM's ability to use parallel low-latency data to speed up performance on all-flash arrays. The speed of the NVME Gen4 disk is 64Gb/s. Thanks to its ability to read thousands of parallel command queues, NVMe technology provides IOPS in millions.

With the transition to the HPE Synegry platform, our Fiber Channel storage network will also be renewed. The existing 16Gb Brocade switches will be replaced by the new generation Brocade 32/64Gb models.

New PCIe Gen4 NVMe storages in use

In January 2022, WaveCom invested in the next generation of data storage for the VMware cloud service platform in the Endla data center. The existing SAS SSD storages will be replaced by the fourth generation PCIe NVMe SSD storages. In the next month, the workflows of existing customers will be automatically transferred to the next generation of data storages. The transition takes place in real time without interruptions and is not visible to customers. Changes in technology will not change prices.

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Sander Eentalu

PZU Insurance

"Wavecom fulfills SLA conditions incredibly well. They react fast, we never have any problems.

In case of Wavecom we especially appreciate the precise mapping of our needs and careful tailoring of respective technical solutions.

The know-how of WaveCom’s team on how to create complex technical solutions with highest quality and affordable prices is really remarkable."

Sander Eentalu - manager of IT services

Janno Oja

Excellent business solutions

"In case of Wavecom we especially appreciate the precise mapping of our needs and careful tailoring of respective technical solutions.

High availability and security of our client’s data is our main priority. The speed and quality of the support line is also very important. In case of Wavecom we especially appreciate the precise mapping of our needs and careful tailoring of respective technical solutions that ensure security, high availability, speed and quality for both cloud and call center. Quick response is to be expected in the IT business but we have been positively surprised by their proactive and caring attitude and personalized pricing."

Janno Oja – partner

Sander Eentalu

PZU Insurance

"Wavecom fulfills SLA conditions incredibly well. They react fast, we never have any problems.

In case of Wavecom we especially appreciate the precise mapping of our needs and careful tailoring of respective technical solutions.

The know-how of WaveCom’s team on how to create complex technical solutions with highest quality and affordable prices is really remarkable."

Sander Eentalu - manager of IT services

Janno Oja

Excellent business solutions

"In case of Wavecom we especially appreciate the precise mapping of our needs and careful tailoring of respective technical solutions.

High availability and security of our client’s data is our main priority. The speed and quality of the support line is also very important. In case of Wavecom we especially appreciate the precise mapping of our needs and careful tailoring of respective technical solutions that ensure security, high availability, speed and quality for both cloud and call center. Quick response is to be expected in the IT business but we have been positively surprised by their proactive and caring attitude and personalized pricing."

Janno Oja – partner

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