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Symantec Dynamic Multi-Pathing for VMware

Symantec Dynamic Multi-Pathing for VMware provides improved storage I/O performance and availability for VMware ESX attached storage. It increases virtual machine and application availability by rerouting I/Os to available data paths in the event of a failure, and automatically restores failed paths that become healthy. Additionally, Dynamic Multi-Pathing for VMware integrates into VMware vCenter to provide administrative and monitoring capability within the VMware environment, as well as offering command line management and configuration.

Key Features

  • Provides storage path failure protection and fast failover
  • Spreads I/O across multiple storage paths and includes enhanced load balancing for maximum performance
  • Provides I/O mapping and statistics at individual Virtual Machine level
  • Enables real-time path performance metrics within VMware vCenter and I/O demand visualization for individual LUNs and correlation to guests

Key Benefits

  • Keeps data highly available when a path fails
  • Reduces configuration errors with deep visibility including I/O demands of individual guests
  • Includes a broad compatibility list enabling storage choice without compromising manageability or resiliency