best practices storage networking for EMC and Netapp

Hello Experts,

Can someone please summarize best practices storage networking for EMC and Netapp? Looking to evaluate both technologies for VMware hosts and VMs

Please provide your feedback and a comparison graph if possible

Thanks in advance
Jerry SeinfieldAsked:
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)Connect With a Mentor VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)Connect With a Mentor VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
If using NetApp with VMware use NFS, it's less overhead.
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Jerry SeinfieldAuthor Commented:
Thanks Andrew

Any other suggestions, or ideas?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)Connect With a Mentor VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Make sure your multipath to your SAN, if using iSCSI or NFS.

Both vendors are very similar. What models, are you looking at ?
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Jerry SeinfieldAuthor Commented:
More interested in best practices for both vendors in general rather than specific models

Any links with tons of screen shoot that you can provide?
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