If you’re deploying or planning for Cloud, storage needs to be part of your equation—after all, it can account for more than one-third of your cloud investment. Although physical-era storage environments can coexist with and support hybrid cloud storage initiatives, in terms of efficiency and flexibility, a lot is left on the table. In the world of the hybrid cloud, virtualization is a core component and, as such, the use of a filesystem purpose-built for virtualization is important. This eBook acts a guide to storage for Hybrid Cloud architectures: why legacy storage can be challenging, key requirements for effective storage, and the benefits virtualization-centric storage can bring.
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