Get VM Control with Virtual Volumes

With the simplest Virtual Volumes (VVols) implementation in the industry, Pure Storage FlashArray drives effortless agility and control – and better SLAs – for VMware environments.

Better Efficiency with Streamlined Storage Operation

If you've been frustrated with the amount of time spent on managing storage in your VMware environment, worry no more. VVols with Pure Storage makes life easier for VMware admins so they can focus more on the business.

Until Now, Virtual Machines Have Been Underserved

Prior to Virtual Volumes, traditional VMFS implementations imposed a range of datastore-based management and performance challenges on VM admins responsible for delivering SLAs to mission-critical applications. No longer. Per-VM data services are here. Have a look.

VVols and Pure Eliminate
Virtualisation Bottlenecks

At its core, VVols aligns application resource needs with storage services at the level of the individual VM. This per-VM granularity, combined with the advanced capabilities of FlashArray, assures per-VM SLAs, simplifies per-VM management, and delivers per-VM portability. 

Virtualisation with VVols on FlashArray

Assure per-VM SLAs

  • Rapid and granular management, recovery, and troubleshooting with per-VM data services, stats, and reporting
  • Instant per-VM restore with zero-impact FlashArray snapshots
  • Automated compliance management with Storage Policy Based Management

Simplify per-VM Management

  • Improve productivity with per-VM, policy-based storage management; no more rescans or UNMAP
  • 24-hour undo for rapid recovery of accidentally deleted VMs
  • Predictive per-VM performance and capacity planning with Pure1 Meta

Gain per-VM Data Portability

  • Freely align resources to use cases: easily migrate Physical to Virtual or Virtual to Physical
  • Optionally, migrate on-prem to Cloud as your business requires
  • VMs are no longer locked in to fixed locations

Get VVOLs Set up in Under Five Minutes

It’s simple to set up, deploy, manage, and maintain your virtual environment with VVols on FlashArray. Register a highly-available and stateless VASA provider hosted on FlashArray’s controllers, create a VVol datastore, and import policies. Then you’re good to go.

Mission-Critical App Management Made Easy

VVols makes possible simple, straightforward management for your SQL Server and Oracle databases at the VM level. You get all the rich data services of FlashArray for your VMware environment. Check out the details on our blog.

Migrate at Will, and Run Flexibly
and Effortlessly

While you can easily migrate VMFS datastores to VVols in minutes, Pure gives you the flexibility to run both datastore types on FlashArray. Go 100% VVols, or run a mixture, with mission-critical and compliance-dependent apps on VVols. It’s entirely up to you.

Get Started in 3 Simple Steps

1. Review your requirements

Start now by connecting with our experts to assess your storage needs.

2. Execute a POC

Work with our team on a Proof of Concept to demonstrate our fit.

3. Migrate to Pure

Partner with the right team to start driving down your Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).