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Virtual server backup and storage News
October 18, 2013
VMware vSphere Data Protection Advanced 5.5 offers functionality improvements and competes with products from Veeam, which could drive prices down.
December 09, 2011
Actifio scores funding, expands in North America; DataCore melds software with Microsoft SCOM; EMC Iomega, StorMagic certified for vSphere 5.
November 28, 2011
SMBs should read the fine print before deploying VMware’s vSphere Storage Appliance, according to some who have kicked the tires on the product.
October 27, 2011
Implementing a virtual DR plan is a cost-effective and efficient way to keep business up and running after a disaster.
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You know what virtualized storage is, but software-defined storage, or SDS, has its advantages as well. Continue Reading
Virtualization solves a lot of problems, but it also presents new storage challenges. Virtualization-aware storage can help improve performance. Continue Reading
Windows Server 2012 R2 included many important storage changes for virtualization. Take this quiz and see if you know what they are. Continue Reading
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When selecting a backup platform, consider compatibility requirements and how the needs of your virtual infrastructure will change over time. Continue Reading
As more companies lean on virtualization to enable flexibility, dedicated backup appliances may be falling out of favor. Continue Reading
Flash storage improves IOPS and application performance, but it can also reduce power consumption. Continue Reading
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Knowing how virtualization affects power consumption can help you extend server battery backup life in the event of an outage. Continue Reading
The virsh edit command offers more options than the basic ones offered by Virtual Machine Manager when it comes to storage. Continue Reading
Virtualization creates an abstraction layer between hardware and the operating system and applications, providing great flexibility and ease when it comes to recovering systems after a disaster. And many virtualization platforms offer the ability to... Continue Reading
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Windows Server storage was a hot topic in the new release, which unveiled changes and new features that will help improve performance and efficiency. Continue Reading
Virtualizing storage can expand your disaster recovery options, giving you the ability to replicate storage on products from different vendors. Continue Reading
Improving VM performance starts by speeding up disk access. Consider using these strategies for better allocating and provisioning disk storage. Continue Reading