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Software-Defined Storage and Business Continuity – One Up on Virtualisation?

There’s no doubt that virtualisation has been a boon to many enterprises. Being able to rationalise the use of servers by spreading storage and applications evenly over a total pool of hardware resources leads to higher cost-efficiency, as well as improved disaster recovery and business continuity. Yet in practical terms, businesses are often still tied to one vendor for any effective storage strategy. To break free of that constraint, software-defined storage (SDS) lets IT departments mix and match the physical storage devices as they want. And there are further benefits too.

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http://www.opscentre.com.au/blog/software-defined-storage-and-business-continuity-one-up-on-virtualisation/