In a technology word game, “storage” and “virtualization” are both winners when it comes to market awareness and perceived value. Storage technologies are high value systems that protect all of the data and content within an organization. Virtualization has changed the way that servers and applications are deployed, altered all future IT infrastructures and led to the rise of cloud computing.
It would only make sense that a technology that combine “storage” and “virtualization” would be a clear winner. But that isn’t what Aberdeen research is showing. In fact, Aberdeen data on storage virtualization shows that, while storage challenges continue to grow, storage virtualization is not making a large positive impact, even for those that have already deployed it.
In this Aberdeen podcast, Editorial Director Jim Rapoza sits down with Senior Research Analyst Dick Csaplar to discuss his recent research on the limited appeal of storage virtualization, which is detailed further in his report, Storage Virtualization: Little Progress, Apparently Little Benefit.
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