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Virtualizing Storage for Big Benefits


Virtualized storage can also improve disk utilization, and cut down on the number of physical machines, making it an especially appealing strategy at a time when power, cooling and energy costs are soaring right alongside the size of data stores. And that’s just the start. The technology has become more sophisticated, serving as the foundation for software-defined storage. In some cases, experts will tell you it’s the same thing. No matter what you call it, a critical piece of your evolving storage strategy will likely include implementing and expanding your storage virtualization. Learn the various techniques, technologies and challenges that are part of any virtualized storage strategy in this comprehensive multi-media university.


David Davis Analyst,

David Davis is a virtualization and cloud computing expert, author, speaker, and analyst at David has spoken at many conferences, including VMworld in the U.S. and Europe. A library of David's video training courses can be found at For more information on how to contact David, his speaking schedule and his latest projects, visit his personal Web site,

John Toigo founder and managing principal partner, Toigo Partners International

Jon Toigo is a 38-year veteran of IT who has worked both as an operative within corporate information systems departments and as a senior consultant with two international systems integrators. He has developed business continuity plans for more than 100 companies,  authored 17 books -- including four on disaster recovery planning -- written thousands of articles and columns for the computer trade press, and spoken at countless industry events, trade shows and workshops.

Robert Kerns Senior Strategist, Evaluator Group

In his role as Senior Strategist at Evaluator Group, Randy Kerns brings expertise from virtualization everywhere to very long term archive to help end users and vendors develop strategic plans, product roadmaps and evaluate options. He draws from over 35 years in the computer industry helping storage companies design and develop storage system products for their markets.

17 Apr 2014
17 Apr 2014
Virtual Environment

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