Windows Server Storage for Non-Windows Clients (Including Apple OS X, Linux, and VMware)
Windows Server ships with a healthy variety of Storage features that cater to Windows and non-Windows ecosystems alike, including SMB, NFS v3, NFS v4.1 and iSCSI. You might not be aware of it, but Windows Server offers a interoperable storage solution for non-Windows clients like Apple OS X, various flavors of Linux and VMware, in addition to the familiar Windows clients. Come learn how to configure a Windows Server to provide storage (block and file) to a variety of clients running many different workloads. That includes information worker storage for your Apple OS X clients and file storage solutions for VMware using NFS, or block storage solution for Linux using iSCSI, all with excellent performance and continuous availability. You might be surprised to learn that Windows Server fits all the requirements of your next multiprotocol storage solution.