Storage virtualization runs on multiple storage devices and makes them appear as if they were a single storage pool, greatly increasing efficiency and manageability
"Storage virtualization is the technology of abstracting physical data storage resources to make them appear as if they were a centralized resource. Virtualization masks the complexities of managing resources in memory, networks, servers and storage.
Storage virtualization runs on multiple storage devices, making them appear as if they were a single storage pool. Pooled storage devices can be from different vendors and networks. The storage virtualization engine identifies available storage capacity from multiple arrays and storage media, aggregates it, manages it and presents it to applications..."
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