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Optimize VDI with Fluid Data Storage

Balancing performance and cost are critical to a successful VDI project. A key component in this effort is architecting an efficient storage infrastructure, which can help reduce storage capacity requirements and simplify provisioning and management. This webinar will highlight recent advances and best practices in optimizing the storage infrastructure specifically for VDI environments.

Join us to learn how you can:
•Reduce the required storage footprint for large scale deployment
•Minimize infrastructure costs
•Automate data placement across multiple storage tiers for optimal performance and cost efficiency
•Achieve the best combination of performance and space utilization
Recorded Nov 10 2011 49 mins
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