Decades of growth of applications, storage, and complexity have delivered unprecedented economic, operational, and flexibility challenges to the world of IT. To meet these demands today’s IT is turning to virtualization, not just of systems and applications, but in every facet of IT. When broadly and carefully deployed, virtualization has the ability to ensure that management focus is where it should be: on applications and organizational results rather than on hardware choices.
This ESG Lab Validation documents the results of hands on testing of DataCore SANsymphony-V R8 Storage Virtualization Software. ESG Lab evaluated SANsymphony-V with an eye on assessing the value of infrastructure-wide storage virtualization including centralized management, ease of use, capacity efficiency, data mobility, and performance. The enhanced high availability and disaster recovery capabilities of synchronous mirroring within campuses or metropolitan areas and long distance asynchronous remote replication are also presented.