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Virtual machines invade storage


Many organizations today have a large number of physical servers that are being under utilized. In order to take full advantage of their processing power, these organizations are now consolidating their servers through virtualization technology, such as VMware.

In this expert Videocast, ESG's Brian Babineau, shares his insight on how server virtualization is impacting storage. Get the answers to the specific questions that Brian provides by navigating through an easy to use question index.

Brian Babineau, Senior Analyst with the Enterprise Strategy Group, explains how virtualization is impacting storage environments today. View this Videocast to get expert answers to some of the most pressing questions surrounding virtualization and virtual machines, such as:

  • Why has there been such a proliferation of VMs in IT and what's driving this?
  • How are VMs being used for disaster recovery purposes?
  • What are the risks of using VMware to consolidate your resources?
  • How does IP storage play into the VMware universe?
  • Is NAS seeing new life due to VMs?
  • How does adding VMs to physical machines affecting power and cooling?
  • And more


Brian Babineau Senior Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group

As a senior analyst for Enterprise Strategy Group, Brian Babineau covers storage and information management solutions, and conducts research on regulatory compliance, corporate governance and electronic discovery. He also examines how these issues impact IT processes and architectures, and presents his findings at key industry events. A well-respected industry expert, Brian previously spearheaded several software pricing and sales operations initiatives at EMC Corporation.

IBM Software Group
07 Nov 2007
Nov 7, 2007, 09:00 EST (14:00 GMT)

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