Virtualization enables dramatic increases in utilization and efficiency. However, without proper planning, virtualization can present major challenges, which include greater complexity, higher management costs, and time-consuming backups. One key consideration in launching a virtualization project is choosing the correct storage platform. Unfortunately, today’s legacy storage platforms were designed before virtualization, high-density disk drives, and flash memory were introduced. This documentation will help you understand how recent storage advancements can help you gain the maximum benefits from your virtual server environment.