The glossary below contains many of the terms you will find in common use throughout the Symantec Security Response website. Please refer to this list to find definitions of terms and answers to other Internet security-related questions.

storage virtualization

A feature of Volume Manager that provides a layer of abstraction over disk storage units.

A pool of storage that consists of several disk subsystems from different vendors. This storage pool can be partitioned into the virtual disks that are visible to the host systems that use them.