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Issue 42:  Should You Virtualize Your Storage?

Should You Virtualize Your Storage?
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Should You Virtualize Your Storage?

If you're looking to simplify your storage management, virtualizing your environment might be your answer. 

Virtualizing your storage with 45Drives can offer some awesome benefits. For example, we use Proxmox to virtualize, which is an open source application.

Why is this beneficial for you? Because you would get a fully supported hyper-converged system without that huge price tag from legacy vendors or ongoing licensing fees from proprietary software. 

It also has many other great benefits, which you can find here. If you have any questions feel free to reach out to our team.

Keep reading this week's Direct Wire for more blogs, articles, and videos on virtualization! 

Learn more about Proxmox & virtualization here

■ FROM THE BLOG ————————

New to virtualization? Start your research with this blog

Virtualization is an exciting technology that offers many potential benefits to a massive range of applications. Read this blog to learn the basics and the benefits of virtualizing your storage setup. 

Read blog here

In this blog, we talk about the perfect pair — Proxmox and 45Drives Houston UI. Two open source applications that complement each other to provide one hell of a hyper-converged system!  We also show you just how well they work together in a video demo.

To find out more about how these applications work together and how you can simplify your storage management, check out this blog

Read blog here

Why virtualize with Proxmox? Because Proxmox is the most affordable and easy way to virtualize your work environment! Need more information? Click the link below and read our latest blog

In this blog, we're talking about what steps we've taken to make it easier for our customers to adapt to virtualization and give you a more in-depth explanation of why you should go open source.

Read blog here


Spencer is back to talk about storage clustering with Proxmox - the main way to deploy virtualized environments.

So, click the link below to see how to cluster Proxmox nodes, add storage to them and see what an automatic failover looks like!

Watch here
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