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March 13, 2014
VMware's vSAN beta appeals to customers who like having their storage, compute and hypervisor in one box, supported by one vendor.
February 27, 2014
New products designed from the ground up to specifically serve storage for virtual servers can offer dramatic savings in terms of dollars and the time spent managing storage.
January 23, 2014
TechTarget's IT Priorities for 2014 survey shows wide interest in cloud services despite recent missteps by some prominent providers.
October 23, 2013
With SMB 3.0 included in Windows Server 2012, using Windows file sharing for virtual environments is much faster, safer and easier.
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Survey finds 89% of users virtualizing storage are "Very satisfied" or "Satisfied." Software-defined storage also heavily deployed. Continue Reading
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Analyst George Crump explains how to realize the benefits of multi-hypervisor environments, which include cost savings and ease of use. Continue Reading
Expert Brien Posey explains how to create a secure connection for iSCSI-attached Cluster Shared Volumes in Hyper-V R2. Continue Reading
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Expert Jacob Gsoedl outlines some key areas of hypervisor-aware support to help you align vendors' virtual roadmaps with your requirements. Continue Reading
New virtualized server environments created hypervisor-aware storage systems. But some products are more hypervisor-aware than others. Continue Reading