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January 18, 2007

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Storagezilla

[this is good]
"More importantly, it escapes me how I can take a bunch of power-inefficient legacy arrays, add one big honkin’ storage array / virtualization device, and somehow come out ahead on the power equation. I hope Hu provides a bit more detail in the future."

I suspect the ultimate conclusion involves wheeling the older systems out to the loading dock while all their data now sits on the newer USP. ;)

Richard

Previous comment;
"More importantly, it escapes me how I can take a bunch of power-inefficient legacy arrays, add one big honkin’ storage array / virtualization device, and somehow come out ahead on the power equation. I hope Hu provides a bit more detail in the future."

I suspect the ultimate conclusion involves wheeling the older systems out to the loading dock while all their data now sits on the newer USP. ;)"

...and the newer USPs are from HDS.... and easily achieved single-point management... in more ways than one.

Virtualization is a great enabler of this....probably its main function.

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Chuck Hollis


  • Chuck Hollis
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