Private Cloud Storage Management using SMI-S, Windows Server, and System Center

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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Service providers and enterprises deploy private cloud infrastructure offering powerful capabilities that reduce costs, streamline management, and deliver new value.

With SMI-S, Windows Server and System Center manages SAN, NAS, and Fibre Channel Fabrics for virtualized environments.

Learning Objectives

Use SMI-S and SMAPI to invoke CIM directly for advanced management scenarios
Determine differentiating value-add using SMI-S
Design cloud tiering models that take into account storage capabilities
Rapid VM provisioning using snapshot/clone technology