Optimizing File Services With Deduplication and Virtualization

Date Added: Jul 2010
Format: PDF

There is a tremendous amount of discussion in the media about virtualized IT and converged infrastructure. Organizations are in the process of transforming their data centers into environments that are able to better handle rapidly changing business requirements and unanticipated business needs. In order to meet these objectives, businesses are eliminating monolithic legacy data centers and infrastructures and replacing them with consolidated, highly virtualized, flexible environments that reduce costs and increase business responsiveness. The data storage domain is the "Low Hanging Fruit" when it comes to optimizing the IT environment especially for fast growing file-based data which is expected to make up the bulk of data growth over the coming years.