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PowerVDI gets an update

The VMware affinity team within EMC is heavily promoting a tool called PowerVDI, written by Dan Baskette with maintenance and updates added by folks like Jeff Purcell and Chad Sakac.

It leverages the SAN network to speed up the creation of virtualized desktop environments which are becoming more and more popular in companies I speak with.  I always advise customers who are looking to gain speed and minimize impact to their CPU and network to utilize SAN-based functionality…

So here’s more about the PowerVDI tool and what it does from Chad Sakac (1, 2)

Here’s how to download and use PowerVDI

Here’s how to download and use the Celerra simulator which can be used instead of the actual hardware.