Storage Decisions for Small Virtualization Footprints

As virtualization grows beyond the primary datacenters, opportunities arise to smaller IT footprints. Recently, I’ve started mentoring a few people in selecting a virtualization technology that is right for their needs. Some of these people read my open-ended invitation to provide advice on how to get started with virtualization.

I find the hypervisor selection quite easy. It quickly becomes a decision process of what you are familiar with and what requirements exist for the infrastructure. For many small organizations, this is a fairly straightforward process. Where it becomes sticky is when they’re ready to select a storage product.

Read the entire post at the Everyday Virtualization blog online at Virtualization Review.


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