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Storage for VDI Buyers Guides – Planning and Considerations & Storage Systems

Full Summary:

This download contains two documents on Storage for VDI Environments.

Planning and Considerations Buyer's Guide and Storage Systems Buyer's Guide.  The former discusses  requirements for planning including performance, capacity and administration considerations.  The later reviews current products on the market that meet the criteria set forth.


Planning and Considerations Table of Contents
  • Executive Summary
  • Storage and VDI Overview
  • VDI Usage scenarios
  • Issues for Storage
  • Capacity Planning
  • Performance Requirements
  • Steady State Load
  • Virtual Desktop Booting
  • Administrative Requirements
  • Provisioning
  • Backup and Recovery
  • Security
  • Additional Administrative Functions
  • Summary

Storage Systems Table of Contents

  • Executive Summary
  • 3PAR (HP) InServ Storage Server
  • Atlantis Computing ILIO   (and related products, Compellent)
  • EMC Symmetrix – DMX / VMAX
  • FalconStor Network Storage Server - NSS
  • Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform
  • NetApp FAS Storage
  • Xiotech Emprise 9000
  • Summary