Storage Virtualisation Explained

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Date: 11th November, 2009
By: Peter Williams
Format: White Paper

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This paper explains what is meant by storage virtualisation, the storage problems it addresses, the approaches to it that are available, the potential benefits and a few pitfalls to watch out for. It then describes the technological approach used by one leading storage virtualisation solutions vendor, 3PAR, explaining its architecture. A case study demonstrates the benefits that can be accrued through using this approach.