Stories About: Virtualization

Storage—software style

Storage—software style

By Richard Arneson To combine the word storage with software sounds somewhat counterintuitive. You store stuff in a container, a physical, you-can-touch-it-and-see-it container. Combining storage with software just doesn’t agree with the ear; it’s like saying, “Please pass me that Volvo.” Up until recently, the IT industry’s version of storage brought into focus equipment, whether…