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Tier

A group of securities according to company size or quality. For example, blue chip stocks may belong in one tier, while startup stocks belong in another. See also: Secondary stock, Credit rating.

tier

A grouping of securities, usually by company size or security quality. See also secondary stock.

tier

A row of townships extending east and west. See public land survey system.

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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.
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.