Disk-level storage virtualization, granular system intelligence and built-in automation make the Dell Compellent Storage Center SAN an ideal storage platform for Microsoft Hyper-V environments. Storage virtualization amplifies the benefits of server virtualization, creating a shared pool of storage available to all Hyper-V virtual machines.
Dell™ Compellent™ Storage Center™ provides an enterprise-class, virtualized storage platform that perfectly complements and enhances the value of Hyper-V virtualization and private cloud deployments. Part of the Dell Fluid Data™ architecture, Dell Compellent perpetually self-optimizes placement of data across physical storage resources, ensuring consistent high performance even as the system scales.
Complementing the Storage Center architecture is an advanced set of features including automated tiering, thin provisioning and thin clones, and Live Volume that provides enhanced efficiency, flexibility, and reliability for your Hyper-V environment.
Dell Compellent Replay Manager leverages Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy Services (VSS) for application-aware, true point-in-time recovery of Exchange Server, SQL Server and Hyper-V data.
Storage Center Command Set for Windows PowerShell helps to automate common, repetitive tasks such as VM deployment, volume mapping and snapshot management.
- Amplify the benefits of server virtualization by creating a shared pool of virtualized storage available to all VMs all the time
- Create storage for hundreds of VMs without any wasted capacity, and simplify the provisioning process with automatic LUN masking
- Speed the deployment of VMs from a centralized space-efficient snapshot-based boot image
- Automate common administrative storage tasks with an extensive PowerShell command set