(Source:cpomagazine)We live in an increasingly virtual world. Because of that, many organizations not only virtualize their servers, they also explore the benefits of virtualized storage.
Gaining popularity 10-15 years ago, storage virtualization is the process of sharing storage resources by bringing physical storage from different devices together in a centralized pool of available storage capacity. The strategy is designed to help organizations improve agility and performance while reducing hardware and resource costs. However, this effort, at least to date, has not been as seamless or effective as server virtualization.