Introducing Veritas Virtual Infrastructure From Symantec: Block-Based Virtualization Built on Enterprise Storage Management for Your Enterprise Infrastructure
File-based virtualization solutions, like VMware ESX Server, are best suited to low-impact file, print and web services. For applications and databases, one needs a block-based virtualization system designed for high performance and seamless LUN management. Symantec's expertise in volume management has been focused on solving this problem, the result of which is Symantec's new VxVI solution. Solving this problem from the Volume Manager layer offers unique advantages for expanding the useful deployments of virtualization in enterprise environments.