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VMware's VSA Has Virtualization Limitations and Advantages

Posted on Wed, May 15, 2013

VMware's vCenter Server 5 Essentials Pack, a commonly used virtualization platform, has an optional software plug-in or add-on known as VSA (vSphere Storage Appliance).  The main function performed by the VSA add-on is to create a shared storage pool and replicate data between internal components of the pool as needed to create high data availability.  The concept used by the VSA system is well understood in the industry, and has been embodied in non-VMware products such as LeftHand (produced by HP). 

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What Hyper-V 2012 has that Your Virtualization Software Doesn't

Posted on Wed, Dec 19, 2012

Hyper-V 2012 and Windows Server 2012 form a virtualization platformthat greatly enhances an organization’s IT security, cost effectiveness and operational efficiency and is the reliable choice for mission critical workloads.
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4 Things you Need to Know about the EMC / Vmware Integration

Posted on Wed, Oct 31, 2012

In 2004, EMC Corporation purchased a company called VMware. EMC, a well known company for their information management, data storage, and other related services, purchased VMware to expand their presence in the virtualization space. VMware provides virtualization software, which enables one physical machine to act as several, independent ones. There are many advantages in terms of data storage of this partnership.

What the EMC/VMware integration means for your business:

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