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SearchServerVirtualization.com has announced the winners of its 2009 Products of the Year awards in six categories: platforms, management, backup and storage, hardware, security and desktop virtualization.
There are only so many hardware manufacturers in the world, so most hardware-based storage optimization products are very similar. Even when you buy hardware for storage optimization, you're really buying the software.
Virtualization, rapid refreshes and shadow IT make it harder for IT departments to really know -- and properly license and support -- what they have. You need an IT asset management system to show you.