Get the benefits of shared storage (without adding hardware costs) [VMware]

Shared storage

So you’ve decided to virtualize your storage. Virtualization often means dealing with complex shared storage for the first time. For example, a SAN configuration may require an FC Switch, a Server HBA, FC cables, and an external RAID storage hardware. Its complex, it takes up space, and it isn’t very efficient.

What if there was another option available? One that allowed to you create a software-based shared storage solution that acted like a SAN and not like a traditional Virtual SAN Appliance?

This solution is closer to reality than you may think.

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Free eBook: A Better Way To Allocate and Manage Shared Storage [EMC]

There’s a better way to allocate and manage storage

Limited IT budgets, constant demand for 24 × 7 access to information and growing unstructured data got you down? You’re not alone. It’s for these reasons and more that many organizations are making the switch to a virtualized environment. The trick is shared storage brings about a host of other complexities involving management, provisioning, allocation and support for virtual clients.

So how do organizations move to shared storage without adding unnecessary complexities and inefficiencies?

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