OCZ's latest R4 drive, is managed using the company's Virtualized Controller Architecture (VCA) 2.0 and OCZ's SANRAD VXL virtual acceleration caching software. R4 CloudServ card works as a type of flash cache that in conjunction with the VXL software dynamically allocates flash resources to accelerate virtual machine performance.
"This maximizes the performance of critical applications and provides a seamless migration from one host to another without the loss of cache data," OCZ stated in its news release. "As these virtual machines are migrated from one host to another, they must retain full access to the flash cache without loss of performance or interruption of service."
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