White Paper: Microsoft Clustered Storage Spaces and StarWind Virtual SAN for a Complete Software-Defined Storage Solution
Microsoft Clustered Storage Spaces and StarWind Virtual SAN for a Complete Software-Defined Storage Solution
Published: February 2015
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Software-defined storage architecture continues to gain mind share in organizations that are virtualizing their storage infrastructure. Within the past 18 months, leading server hypervisor software vendors, including Microsoft, have introduced their own integral SDS offerings that are intended to deliver a “one stop shop” for consumers of their server virtualization wares. However, according to Jon Toigo, the SDS technologies from hypervisor vendors have tended to lag behind the wares of third party SDS innovators. Read the whitepaper to learn more.
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