Let's say I plan to go with two NAS heads and a new SAN. Am I better off virtualizing SAN space for use with the...
By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners may contact you regarding relevant content, products and special offers.
NAS heads or utilizing attached storage instead? If you are using NAS gateways in front of a new SAN, you need to have a larger strategy for deciding on a virtualized storage environment.The NAS gateways will work in either environment. Since you are doing a new SAN implementation, you should consider the virtualized environment with one of the solutions that are available today. There are several available now and some have been on the market for a few years so there is very good reference information available. These solutions will have good economic value in consolidation, utilization and administrative costs. The largest values come from administrative costs and time to deployment for storage on demand.
Evaluator Group, Inc.
Editor's note: Do you agree with this expert's response? If you have more to share, post it in one of our .bphAaR2qhqA^0@/searchstorage>discussion forums.
Dig Deeper on NAS hardware
Have a question for an expert?
Please add a title for your question
Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.