In today’s article on our “VMWare or Microsoft?” Blog Series, my peer, Keith Mayer, discusses a key benefit of Windows Server 2012 in VMware shops, even if not immediately migrating to Hyper-V: Reducing storage costs with Storage Spaces and the new NFS Server role service.  Storage is a big pain-point in most, if not all, datacenters, and this solution may resonate well within the VMware community to help increase our readership and visibility.  Note that this storage approach also strategically helps to position VMware shops with a Storage Spaces solution that provides huge competitive advantages that encourages IT Pros to more strongly consider migrating VM’s to Hyper-V.

Read Keith’s full blog post on here -

VMware or Microsoft? Reducing VMware Storage Costs WITH Windows Server 2012 Storage Spaces