Most SMBs find really difficult to afford server virtualization costs. That's why HP has launched a new software defined storage alternative (SDS). The company will give free licences to its clients for more than 72 petabytes SDS capacity.
The only requirement to join this program is to purchase an Intel Xeon E5 v3 processor. After the purchase, a 1TB HP StoreVirtual VSA software licence will be obtained.
This software allows implementing the SDS with a deployment of shared storage which adapts itself to the virtual server that executes Linux Kernel Virtual Machine, VMware or Microsoft Hyper-V.
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