MSP Simplified

By: Dan Newton, CEO – HiveIO Inc. I have spent over ten years working for managed service providers, providing hybrid cloud services to some of the world’s largest organizations and best-known brands, and I have experienced firsthand some of the challenges that MSPs face today. Our teams provided managed services to hundreds of thousands of…

Driving business forward with Hive Fabric 7.0

By: Toby Coleridge, VP Product – HiveIO Inc. As we worked through the product plans and roadmap for 2018 it became apparent that we had to go back to our roots and focus on driving value for our customers and remove complexity from the data center. We reviewed every feature request and prioritized our engineering…

Moving to a new era: full-stack solution on top of bare metal

By: Greg Dietrich, Solution Architect – HiveIO Inc. We are continuing to see significant interest in Hive Fabric, especially in delivering the public cloud experience on-premises, and how our solution can fit in any VDI/VSI environment. How does Hive Fabric provide the same functionality and more as other VSI/VDI solutions? It is important to note…

Hyperconverged Fabric: rethink your on-premise cloud

By: Kevin McNamara, CTO, and Co-founder – HiveIO Inc. Complexity can be interesting. One could debate that complexity can add richness, ambiguity, and variability. Today many argue that in order to build redundancy complexity is a key component. It can be short-lived. At the end of the day, we all agree that Simplicity is Powerful,…

Why upgrade from USX™ to Hive Fabric™?

By: Greg Dietrich, Solution Architect – HiveIO Inc. USX continues to be a valuable asset to many organizations globally, providing primary storage for Virtual Server (VSI) and Desktop (VDI) environments.  As the original all software SDS platform, USX introduced the concept of allowing customers to create an optimized storage infrastructure leveraging any storage resource within…

Why upgrade from ILIO™ to Hive Fabric™?

By: Greg Dietrich, Solution Architect – HiveIO Inc. Many of our customers continue to leverage the legacy ILIO storage platform to enhance both the performance and density of their VDI environments. Regardless of the VDI deployment type, ILIO continues to be a valuable extension to these environments; Persistent or Stateless VDI In-Memory or Disk Backed…

ILIO to Hive Fabric™: My Journey and Yours

By: Kevin McNamara, CTO, and Co-founder – HiveIO Inc. Looking back to 2009, in my role as head of cloud computing at JP Morgan, I was given the onerous task of building a next-generation cloud at scale, which was a first for the enterprise. I was fortunate to be surrounded by some of the best…

How to Use Iometer to Simulate a Desktop Workload

How to Use Iometer to Simulate a Desktop Workload

by: Jim Moyle To deliver VDI Performance it is key to understand I/O performance when creating your VDI architecture. Iometer is treated as the industry standard tool when you want to test load upon a storage subsystem. While there are many tools available, Iometer’s balance between usability and function sets it out. However, Iometer has…

Hive USX with Citrix Provisioning Services (PVS), Better Together

Hive USX with Citrix Provisioning Services (PVS), Better Together

by: Ruben Spruijt Avatar Historically, the virtual workspace utilizing Citrix PVS has been seen as difficult to utilize due to challenges such as cost, performance, user-experience experience and complexity. Those days are over as there are new developments with Citrix Provisioning Service to lower cost and increase performance by benefiting from flash, software defined storage…