PerfectStorage System Requirements


A storage controller that supports either SCSI UNMAP or zero detect to reclaim thin provisioned storage

Please see Will PerfectStorage work with my storage controller? for more information.

Virtual Environment

If you in a virtual environment then a hyper-visor that supports SCSI UNMAP or zero detect is required in order to reclaim thin provisioned virtual disk drives.

Please see Will PerfectStorage work in my virtual environment? for more information.

Operating Systems

Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP

Windows Server 2012/2008/2003



Disk Space


Administrator privileges required in order to run 

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PerfectStorage User Guides

PerfectStorage Client User Guide

PerfectStorage Enterprise Console User Guide

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Intelligent Space Reclamation in Thin-Provisioned Environments

The benefits provided by thin provisioning and over-allocation of storage allow businesses to optimize storage allocation at potentially reduced costs, while preserving performance.

At the same time, thin provisioning can result in misallocation of storage, which results in wasted space, excess capacity and unnecessary expenditures if not managed properly.

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