Using VMware vSphere With EMC Symmetrix Storage

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This white paper discusses, and provides best practices for, the new features introduced with the release of VMware vSphere 4. Specifically, the features discussed include Storage VMotion, VMFS Volume Grow, VMFS Volume Copy Mounting, and the use of the Pluggable Storage Architecture that allows for the integration of PowerPath / VE into VMware ESX. In addition to these particular VMware features being explained, recommendations on how to leverage these features in the most effective way possible through the use of Symmetrix V-Max and / or DMX functions will be discussed.