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VMworld 2016: DataCore to Offer the Industry’s Fastest Hyperconverged Virtual SAN Software at No Cost to VMware-Certified Professionals and vExperts

Will Provide “Not-for-Resale” License Keys for the Latest Release of Its Record-Setting Parallel I/O Powered Hyperconverged Virtual SAN Software

LAS VEGAS, NV, August 29, 2016DataCore Software, a leading provider of Hyperconverged Virtual SANsoftware-defined storage and Adaptive Parallel I/O Software, announced today that at VMworld 2016 and during the month of September, it will offer license keys for its Parallel I/O-powered DataCore™ Hyperconverged Virtual SAN software at no cost to VMware vExpert, VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX), VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP), VMware Certified Professional (VCP), and VMware Certified Implementation Expert (VCIX). The not-for-resale (NFR) license keys—available for non-production uses such as home labs, course development, training, feature testing and demonstration purposes—are intended to support virtualization consultants, instructors and architects involved in efforts aimed at managing and fully leveraging storage assets.

“DataCore delivers the industry’s fastest performance by leveraging multi-cores to drive unmatched parallel I/O processing. We want the experts to experience the power of DataCore’s Hyperconverged Virtual SAN software for themselves,” said George Teixeira, co-founder and CEO of DataCore Software. “This offer makes it easy for VMware experts to try the software in their home and office labs and to explore and educate others about the most effective means for utilizing high-performance hyperconverged infrastructure; we believe the power of parallel processing will help benefit the industry as a whole.”

DataCore shattered the performance and price-performance marks for hyperconverged and storage solutions using one of the industry’s most prestigious benchmarks; the Storage Performance Council’s SPC-1 (which measures IOPS and latency against enterprise database and transaction processing workloads)[1]. For more details please visit:

DataCore Hyperconverged Virtual SAN incorporates the latest advances in the company’s record-breaking Parallel I/O technology, along with universal vSphere Virtual Volumes (VVols) support. DataCore’s powerful Parallel I/O technology helps increase the performance of Tier-1 business applications for higher productivity, as well as to consolidate infrastructure by doing more workloads and delivering the fastest response times at the lowest cost.

The NFR license keys are available at no cost to qualified experts and may be obtained by visiting DataCore’s booth (#2406) at VMworld 2016 or by registering at: Keys must be used for non-production purposes only.

About DataCore

DataCore is the leading provider of Software-Defined Storage and Adaptive Parallel I/O Software—harnessing today’s powerful and cost-efficient server platforms to solve the IT industry’s biggest storage problem, the I/O bottleneck. Visit or call (877) 780-5111 for more information.


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[1] SPC Benchmark 1 Full Disclosure Report DataCore Software Corporation DataCore SANsymphony (Current as of 6/13/2016)