Hyper-V Storage Enhancements & What They Mean for Users – Part 3: Cost Comparison of SMBv3 vs SAN Expansion

By Lawrence Garvin, Head Geek, SolarWinds®, Virtualization & Storage Management This is the final part of a three part blog series. Also refer to the earlier blogs: • Part 1: Overview • Part 2: File Services Enhancements Historically, the optimal storage methodology for large-scale virtualization environments has been the Storage Area Network (SAN). Extremely small-scale environments were functional with internal...

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Compare the costs between Hyper-V and VMWare with this calculator

The Microsoft Server Virtualization Calculator compares the cost of virtualizing applications on Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V to VMware vSphere 5. The calculator follows a simple methodology by considering the software acquisition and support costs for a server virtualization solution. By using this calculator, you will see how the licensing and pricing models differ between Microsoft and VMware and, in...

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Virtualization Resources

This is a link to a groups of resource about Microsoft Virtualization articles and videos. Topics include Deploy a private cloud infrastructure SharePoint Virtualization Virtualize Exchange 2010 Manage Storage Migration with Virtualization Run 3-…

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