VMware Buys Virtualization Storage Provider Virsto

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http://www.thevarguy.com – VMware (NYSE: VMW) has bought Virsto Software, a software developer specializing in storage optimization in virtual environments, a move VMware said will advance its development of storage technologies and fits with its software-defined data center strategy. Neither company disclosed terms of the agreement, which is expected to close sometime in the first quarter of this year. Virsto’s technology addresses the growing complexity and cost of storage within virtual and cloud environments, particularly for virtual desktop infrastructures (VDI), large software development and test centers, and t (IT news)