VTL solutions that incorporate data mover capabilities and policy frameworks to enable D2D2T tiered
storage also provide new efficiencies in data protection strategies, allowing IT organizations to store data on the most appropriate storage resource at any stage of the data's lifecycle.
Once you have an environment that supports tiered
storage, you can begin to deploy data lifecycle management solutions.
One of the ways in which enterprises are achieving success through the gradual maturity of a tiered
data center is to base all device interconnectivity on the same utility network infrastructure.
4 terabytes of storage and enterprise capabilities including automated tiered
storage, thin provisioning, and continuous snapshots.
ESG Lab testing has shown that Tiered
Storage Manager is not only capable of managing on-line migrations, but is also easy to use.
Packaged solutions to address common pain points like e-mail and database archiving as part of a tiered
storage architecture can help reduce complexity while delivering solid business benefits.
Storage Manager is the latest addition to the HiCommand software suite.
Leveraging the efficiencies from a tiered
networking architecture and applying these to a concept called the Global Enterprise Data Center; it summarizes what enterprise managers such as myself are working to achieve," said Bob Venable, manager of enterprise systems, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee.
Deployed at the core, McDATA's Intrepid 10000 backbone director (tier 1) is the aggregation point within a tiered
network where performance and redundancy are critical.
Deployed at the core, McDATA's FICON-capable Intrepid 10000 backbone director (tier 1) is key to enabling a tiered
storage networking strategy for a Global Enterprise Data Center (GEDC), where information can be accessed on demand.
The Hitachi TagmaStore Universal Storage Platform, the Thunder 9500 V Series storage systems, and the Lightning 9900 V Series enterprise storage systems, offer the industry's leading tiered
storage infrastructure," said Scott Genereux, senior vice president, global marketing and global channels, Hitachi Data Systems.
Candera is one of the only companies we've seen that allows highly reliable tiered
storage to be deployed using low-cost ATA disks," said Mitchell Rosich, partner at Athenian Venture Partners.