Storage Strategies for Server Virtualization: Getting the Most From Virtualized Environments Without Breaking Your IT Budget
Source: Seagate Technology
Server virtualization delivers IT benefits that are every CIO's dream: greatly simplified management, better business responsiveness, higher application availability, reduced hardware and software costs, lower power consumption, and a cooler data center. Is this technology too good to be true? Some say there is a downside: an acceleration in data growth and thus storage costs. Deploying a new server is now "Free," removing one of the factors providing at least a little drag to rampant application growth rates.