EMC-NetApp bidding war stresses role of storage in virtualization

The role of storage in virtualization took center stage this week as NetApp and EMC, VMware's parent company, staged a bidding war to acquire Data Domain.

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two storage giants made offers approaching $2 billion, the focus for IT managers and systems administrators turned to saving money on storage for virtualization.

In this edition of This Week in Virtualization, find out how the NetApp-EMC bidding war will affect the virtualization market and learn about low-cost storage alternatives. The podcast also features news on the Hyper-V R2 release date.

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This was first published in June 2009

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