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A guide to storage and virtualisation

Virtualisation brings benefits to the datacentre, but it also brings big changes to storage provisioning and management. We look at the key challenges and how to deal with them.

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  • Key challenges in storage and virtualisation, and how to beat them
  • Virtualisation and the LUN: Storage configuration for VMs

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  • Storage Magazine Finds Top Enterprise NAS Vendor

    According to Rich Castagna, storage thought leader and editorial director of TechTarget’s Storage Magazine, “Storage managers trying to dig their way out from growing piles of file data might hate the fact that they need to buy another network-attached storage (NAS) box. But their hate quickly turns into the closest thing to love you’ll find in a data center when they actually get that new NAS up and running.”

    But before you invest in another NAS purchase or search for justification as to why such an investment may or may not be needed, check out Storage magazine’s review of today’s top NAS vendors. It's based on the just-published results of their Quality Awards winners, a special edition of the magazine that’s designed to identify and recognize products that have proven their quality and reliability in actual use.

    Download today and view the complete results to discover the top vendors to consider as you move forward with your 2014 product planning and see who took top honors. (Hint: Dell Inc. grabbed its first win for best NAS storage and emerged as the favorite among enterprise-class NAS systems; Hitachi Data Systems Corp., often considered an enterprise vendor, topped the midrange group for the second year in a row).

  • Expert e-Zine: Storage trends and solutions

    Storage decisions events are guaranteed to deliver practical advice and technical guidance that you can put to use as soon as you return to the office.

    Avoid falling behind with your storage platforms and access this expert resource now to gain exclusive insight into market trends and emerging technologies - featured by the world’s most renowned storage experts. Read on to explore top and vendor-neutral advice for tackling current storage issues.

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