Storage For Virtualized Environments Spotlighted At VMware Partner Exchange


Highlighting Storage For Virtual Environments

Storage vendors are out in force at the VMware Partner Exchange, held this week in Orlando, Fla.

And with good reason. Storage is a keystone of a virtualized IT environment and the move towards cloud computing. Choosing the right storage architecture can make or break a virtualization implementation given storage's central in backing up, restoring, and migrating virtual machines and their associated data.

A solution provider's customers will not know where their virtual machines and data are located in a virtualized environment. The right storage infrastructure makes sure that does not become an issue.

What follows is a first look at a variety of ways vendors are dealing with storage in virtual environments.