Storage Virtualization: The Skills You Need -

Storage staffers can make the leap to managing virtual environments, but not without targeted training.

By Thomas Hoffman
October 6, 2008 12:00 PM ET

Computerworld - As companies are diving deeper into virtualized storage projects, IT managers are getting a better understanding of the staff skills they need to make those projects succeed. The exact talents required depend on the type of storage implementation, but most employers say they're in the market for two kinds of IT worker: technicians with vendor-specific SAN or NAS knowledge, and systems administrators and IT architects who understand the complexities and interdependencies among applications, operating systems and I/O, all of which affect storage requirements. [Read more]



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