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What do RTO/RPO have to do with your Virtualized Environment?

Maintaining the right level of uptime for newly virtualized critical applications is a key requirement for virtualization administrators. In this higher stakes, virtualized world time tested techniques like establishing recovery point and recovery time objectives are as critical as ever. In this report Storage Switzerland’s lead analyst, George Crump helps you design a data protection strategy for VMs that are critical to the business.

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Posted in White Paper

Achieving the right RPO for your Virtualized Environment

Recovery Point Objective (RPO) is potentially the most important requirement to understand when protecting any application or environment. RPO is essentially the amount of data that will be lost when an application is recovered. The less frequent the protection the

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Webinar: Selecting the right tools to meet your Virtual RTO/RPO Objectives

Organizations have high expectations of data protection professionals to return applications to production. In the virtual environment in particular, cost effective tools exist to help meet those objectives. But which one should you use, and when? After all, not all

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Storage Q&A: StarWind and StorageSwiss Answer Hyper-V Storage Questions

A company needs to upgrade its IT equipment to keep up with increasing storage demand. The question is, “Will the new technology that’s supposed to save me money actually cost me money?” Joining Storage Switzerland Lead Analyst in our recent

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Posted in Storage Q&A

Can Storage enable Hyper-V to replace VMware?

In our recent webinar “Don’t let storage eat your Hyper-V Savings” we were asked a question from the audience, “Will Hyper-V ever replace VMware as the predominant hypervisor in the data center?” This loaded question is actually very interesting. While

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Three keys to cost effective Hyper-V Storage

Microsoft Hyper-V is quickly becoming the preferred choice of small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) looking to tap into the power and flexibility of server virtualization. In addition, many enterprises are looking at Hyper-V as a parallel architecture to VMware.

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Hyper-V Software-Defined Storage

During a recent Storage Switzerland webinar, the audience was asked what their plans were for implementing Hyper-V into their environment. 50% of the respondents stated that they plan to exclusively  deploy Hyper-V into their data center while another 25% responded

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Server Side Storage, defined for Hyper-V

Many businesses are adopting hypervisor platforms like Microsoft’s Hyper-V virtualization technology to reduce their server virtualization total cost of ownership. Small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) and corporations with multiple remote office locations, in particular, are leveraging the economies of

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Posted in Product Analysis

Don’t let storage eat your Hyper-V savings – Podcast

Hyper-V is a coming technology that is taking VMware head-on. We will have a special webinar on Hyper-V Wednesday, June 25. George Crump and I talk about that webinar in this podcast. StarWind Software is a client of Storage Switzerland

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Hyper-V Storage Commoditization

Today, many organizations are considering Microsoft’s Hyper-V virtualization platform as an alternative to market behemoth, VMware. But the key to fully delivering on the lower total cost of ownership (TCO) value proposition that Hyper-V offers, is commoditizing the storage infrastructure

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