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Storage Virtualization - The Next Step in controlling Spiraling Costs

White Paper Published By: Dell Storage
Dell Storage
Published:  Jan 16, 2009
Type:  White Paper
Length:  2 pages

Although hardware storage prices have come down, storage administration and software expenses still run about seven times the cost of storage hardware. Storage consolidation provides a partial solution by expanding device connectivity and reducing points of management. However, once storage is consolidated, the job is only half done. You still need a centralized, flexible method of management that masks the complexity of the storage environment and reduces administrative overhead. That’s where virtualization fits in.



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