Data Proteciton for Virtual Environments

August 2, 2008 – 7:16 am

Storage I/O trends

Server virtualization continues to be a popular industry focus, particularly to discuss IT data center power, cooling, floor space and environmental (PCFE) issues commonly called green computing along with supporting next generation virtualized data center environments. There are many challenges and options related to protecting data and applications in a virtual server environment.

Here’s a link to a new white paper by myself that looks at various issues, challenges and along with various approaches for enabling data protection for virtual environments. This in-depth report explains what your organization needs to know as it moves into a virtual realm. Topics include background and issues, glossary of common virtual terms, re-architecting data protection, technologies and techniques, virtual machine movement, industry trends and much more …

The report is called Data Protection Options for Virtualized Servers: Demystifying Virtual Server Data Protection, Have a look for yourself.

Ok, nuff said.

Cheers gs

Greg Schulz – Author Cloud and Virtual Data Storage Networking (CRC Press), The Green and Virtual Data Center (CRC Press) and Resilient Storage Networks (Elsevier)
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