Authored on: Jan 13, 2012
Everyone's heard the line about the only inevitabilities in life being death and taxes. IT managers, however, would quickly assert a third absolute - higher storage needs.
There's no question data storage requirements continue to skyrocket, and there's absolutely zero likelihood of that ending any time in our lifetime. Enterprises have successfully controlled their IT budgets and server sprawl issues with the help of virtualization technologies, but what's next?
Increasingly, organizations are turning to storage consolidation for virtualized server environments in order to reduce data center costs and inefficiencies...