Priced around $4,000 (per SAN server), the VM Starter SAN bundle includes auto-allocating thin provisioning
storage support, SANmotion data migration technology, high performance caching software, snapshots for fast disk backups, auto failover/failback data protection via synchronous network mirroring as well as remote site disaster recovery support through asynchronous IP mirror replication.
DataMover's unique thin provisioning
features, smart disk technology and replication are all managed from a easy integrated interface," said Tom Fabrizio, and provides our VAR Channel with the right tools for both the ILM and disaster recovery requirements for their customers.
An alternate to this would be thin provisioning
which helps to optimise storage capacity.
Customers using NetApp SAN technology experience storage efficiency through thin provisioning
and data deduplication of up to 50% or greater.
This solution also includes increased efficiency in storage management with HP 3PAR autonomic thin provisioning
, automated data tiering and non-disruptive data mobility features.
The comprehensive HALO software includes unified iSCSI, Fibre Channel, NFS, Infiniband, and CIFS capability, snapshots, replication, cloning, thin provisioning
, encryption, and much more.
The new SRA Enterprise Edition, offered through Software as a Service (SaaS), provides detailed dashboards relating to capacity, configuration, performance tiering, environmentals (power and heat) and virtualisation and thin provisioning
metrics, with further detailed information accessible using the predefined reports.
Ideally, cloud storage should handle both latency sensitive and latency-insensitive applications at minimal cost, while taking advantage of thin provisioning
, life cycle management, automated tiering, and live migration.
The new world record, in addition to high-end enterprise-class features such as Thin Provisioning
and remote replication between mid-range and enterprise systems, makes the ETERNUS DX440 a compelling choice.EoACA[yen] TodayEoACAOs data centers have to handle the demands of server virtualization, Cloud computing, growing numbers of users and ever-growing amounts of data that must be stored, backed-up and archived.
Announced last year, the Symantec Thin Reclamation API enables automated space reclamation for thin provisioning
storage arrays in heterogeneous environments and is now supported by Symantec partners Compellent, EMC, Fujitsu, HP and NetApp, in addition to previously announced support from 3PAR, Hitachi Data Systems and IBM.
In addition, some NFS systems allow for expanding and decreasing NFS volumes on the fly, and incorporate thin provisioning
features by default, saving disk space.
DataCore's Thin Provisioning
is used for the dynamic and automatic allocation of virtual disks, meaning that up to 95 percent of the existing storage capacity = can be used before additional disk drives have to be allocated, resulting in less hardware required, reduced maintenance and lowered energy consumption.