Cloud defined storage

If you work with storage and virtualization, you probably already know just how important storage is for infrastructure design. Taking some basic features like availability and reliability for granted, the most important characteristics are scalability, manageability and integration with the upper software layers. I’m not a fan of all these “software defined” buzzwords but something is really happening here and, remember Nicira?? also in this case the most interesting things are happening on the Openstack and startups side. At the same time, you can see a “next generation traditional” approach that has a lot to say. Virtualization and Storage...

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