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Issue 70:  Want ESXi functionality without the licensing fees?

Want ESXi functionality without the licensing fees?
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Did you know you can have the features of ESXi (and more) without a yearly subscription? 

We've been helping our customers virtualize their storage for years with Proxmox

Proxmox supports an array of features for server virtualization management. It combines all your data center elements: storage, computing, networking, and easy management of your infrastructure on one single platform.

The best part? It's open source—meaning there's no license or subscription needed! But open source doesn't mean you're on your ownLike all of our solutions, 45Drives is here to support you every step of the way! 

We provide you with the virtualization front-end hardware with back-end storage. So, when using a 45Drives virtual environment, you get all of this and friendly support under one umbrella.

So, if you're looking to virtualize your environment, look no further. 

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If you're looking to virtualize your storage infrastructure, you have a few options. But our preferred platform is Proxmox

Aside from Proxmox being user-friendly, it offers many other great benefits and features, such as:

  •  It delivers a cost-effective way to work within budgetary restraints
  •  Offers a simple way to manage remote employees
  •  Perfect for research & test environments
But that's just a few—there's a lot more.

If you'd like to know more, you can click that red button below. 

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Virtualization is an exciting technology that offers many benefits for various applications. But, if you're new to virtualization, it can be a scary term.

Fear not; if you want to know more about how it works and the benefits of virtualizing your storage setup, read this blog we put together! 

And as always, if you have questions, we're here to clarify and answer all your questions—reach out to us

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If you're looking to learn more about the virtualization world, we have many resources, such as blogs, articles and videos. Our team has even covered various topics on the subject in our YouTube Tech Tip series

But one cool video we want to highlight is the one above. In this video, our Lead Storage Architect, Mitch, discusses migrating virtual machines and walks through moving your VMs from VMWare to Proxmox.

Check it out! 

Watch here
As mentioned above, we have a variety of articles available from our 45Drives engineers. You can check them out here.

This specific article describes the process of installing Proxmox on redundant boot drives. Click below to learn how! 
Learn how here!

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If you're interested in learning about ZFS, this webinar provides fundamental knowledge of the ZFS File System.

Through topics like RAID types, volume manager, filesystem, and the ZFS storage hierarchy— you will learn all the necessary information to begin your journey with the ZFS File System.

It is happening Thursday, December 1st, at 2:00 PM EST. 

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