Nimble Storage supports Microsoft with innovative storage and data management solutions across the Microsoft Windows Operating System — for applications such as Microsoft Exchange, SQL Server, and SharePoint. Nimble also integrates with Microsoft Hyper-v technologies to make deploying and managing Nimble storage for virtualized servers a snap.
– Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) integration (via Nimble’s SMI-S Provider) allows Nimble arrays to be managed by SCVMM as SMI-S compliant storage devices, without requiring the installation of additional hardware or software.
– Rapid provisioning of virtual machines using Nimble’s SMI-S Provider and space efficient zero copy cloning technology.
– Offloaded Data Transfer (ODX) for virtual machine provisioning and migration.
– PowerShell support for native Windows scripting capability.
– Nimble connection manager integration easing deployment in virtualized environment