Permabit introduces new virtual data optimizer

Permabit Technology Corporation said it has released Albireo Virtual Data Optimizer (VDO) 5.2.

Albireo VDO combines fine-grained thin provisioning, inline data deduplication and the company´s HIOPS® Compression for Linux-based storage solutions, while delivering an average 6:1 data reduction across mixed storage environments. Offered as an OEM component, VDO is easily embedded into solutions from storage manufacturers and service providers.

VDO 5.2 provides support for open source industry leader Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (RHEL 7) and adds further enhancements to the product´s already industry-leading performance and resource efficiency metrics. “It works seamlessly with all of the capabilities of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, enabling our customers to deliver cutting edge data reduction, while leveraging world class OEM support from Red Hat,” noted Louis Imershein, VP, Product.

With VDO, OEMs and service providers can seamlessly leverage all the capabilities of their Linux-based storage solutions and continue to use existing Linux applications, file systems, virtualization features and data protection capabilities. Albireo VDO uniquely combines scalability and performance with the industry´s highest data reduction, enabling all customers to maximize the efficiency of their storage offerings.

Permabit pioneers the development of data reduction software that provides data deduplication, compression, and thin provisioning. It is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts with operations in California, Texas, Korea and Japan.