As in my series of blogs around Storage Optimization there is a commonality about the recognition of the
"data explosion" conundrum, and how this is a placing an extra burden on an already stretched IT storage team.
I've covered off how Symantec’s Thin Provisioning, Compression and Dedupe technologies can assist
with the ever expanding storage paradigm, now it’s time to change tack.
Today’s post targets getting the best value from storage, and in particular, using the appropriate tier of storage
and specifically Symantec’s SmartTier.
So what Symantec S/W are we talking about? - as ever, Storage Foundation.
SmartTier can offer better data placement on the correct tier of storage and reduce the cost of storage ownership.
What is Tiering ?
Simply put, tiering is selecting the correct tier of Storage for data to reside on, by aligning the data
classification with the appropriate...