As in my first blog 'Thin Provisioning - How Symantec Can Help' we recognise the "data explosion" as fact rather
than fable and as before is set to continue for the foreseeable future. Projected growth rates are inexact
however all are in agreement that data creation and retention is on the rise, placing further demand on an
already stretched IT storage team.
Again most customers I speak with are investigating some form of data/storage optimization.
Often the largest spend of the IT budget is storage, and of course CSO’s and CTO being tasked with reducing this.
Solutions available vary from something as simple as migrating data from tier 1 storage to adopting newer
technologies such as, SSD’s, Thin Provisioning, along with known technologies such as compression, dedupe,
the list goes on….
Today’s blog will be targeting space utilization and more...