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7 ways Dell Compellent optimizes VMware server virtualization

By using VMware and the Dell Compellent Storage Center SAN together, enterprises can compound the benefits of virtualization. This paper addresses the following technical advantages and describes how they allow
the Dell Compellent SAN to optimize VMware server virtualization:
1. Thin provisioning conserves storage capacity
2. Automated tiered storage maximizes VM storage performance and efficiency
3. Server instant replay minimizes the capacity needed for VM clones
4. Automatic LUN masking accelerates VM storage provisioning
5. Intuitive interface and vSphere plug-in simplify management and recovery
6. Cost-effective replication for VMware Site Recovery Manager
7. A persistent hardware architecture delivers hardware flexibility