At the root of the conflicting approaches to the next generation of storage management are two distinct sets of technologies. The first set is collectively known as “storage virtualization offerings,” while the second set is commonly referred to as “scalable network-attached storage” (NAS).New World Storage Order - Storage
Both technologies are trying to solve many of the same problems. In the wake of all the hype around server virtualization, IT organizations now want to increase the utilization rates of storage arrays that typically hover around the 50 percent mark. That’s a noble goal, but the complexity associated with accomplishing that goal requires a little more nuance than installing a virtual machine on a server.
Friday, March 27, 2009
New World Storage Order - Storage
Posted by Anthony J. Pennings, PhD at 10:21 AM