External (Heterogeneous) Storage Virtualization: Successful Use Cases

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Summary

Although most of the business benefits of storage virtualization can be gained with standard disk arrays or heterogeneous storage virtualization appliances, users have begun to find successful use cases that specifically apply to the latter.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • Successful Use Cases
      • Volume Migration
      • Better Storage Management
      • Heterogeneous Remote Replication
      • Simplification and Consolidation of Storage
      • Implementing Tiers of Storage
      • Lowering Disk Cost
    • General Benefits of Storage Virtualization Across Use Cases
    • Issues With Management Tools and Storage Virtualization
    • What You Need to Know
  • Recommended Reading
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