Great overview Brien!
Why Storage Networks Can Be Better Than Direct Attached Storage for Exchange
Guest Post By: Brien M. Posey
Of all the decisions that must be made when planning an Exchange Server deployment, perhaps none are as critical as deciding which type of storage to use. Exchange Server is very flexible with regard to the types of storage that it supports. However, some types of storage offer better performance and reliability than others.
When it comes to larger scale Exchange Server deployments, it is often better to use a Storage Area Network than it is to use direct attached storage. Storage networks provide a number of advantages over local storage in terms of costs, reliability, performance, and functionality.
Storage Area Networks have gained something of a reputation for being more expensive than other types of storage. However, if your organization already has a Storage Area Network in place…
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