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Symantec Storage Foundation

Symantec Storage Foundation powered by Veritas delivers storage Quality of Service (QoS) at the application level and maximizes your storage efficiency, availability and performance across operating systems, virtualization technologies, and storage hardware. Storage Foundation enables a flexible and agile infrastructure with features such as SmartIO and Flexible Storage Sharing while reducing storage costs with features such as deduplication, compression, thin provisioning, and storage tiering. Storage Foundation also provides a standard set of integrated tools from Veritas Operations Manager, a comprehensive management platform. With Storage Foundation, you can adopt Solid State Drive (SSD) technology and implement any changes to your storage infrastructure, including operating system or array migrations, without impacting application availability.

Data Sheets

Symantec Storage Foundation 6.2 Flexible Storage Sharing

Flexible Storage Sharing (FSS) unlocks the true potential of Direct Attached Storage (DAS), without sacrificing performance or availability. FSS provides up to 4x the performance at less than 20% of the cost of a traditional Storage Area Network (SAN) environment.
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Symantec Storage Foundation

Symantec Storage Foundation powerd by Veritas maximizes storage efficiency, data availability, operating system agility, and performance across heterogeneous server and storage environments.

White Papers

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Datacane - When the bits hit the fan!

This paper is intended for those who have seen the Symantec Datacane video and wish to know more about the underlying technology used in its production.

Running Highly Available, High Performance Databases in a SAN-Free Environment

This joint whitepaper demonstrates how SymantecTM Cluster File System with Intel® Solid-State Drive DC S3700 Series, provides 4X performance @ ~80% reduction in the cost of SAN while maintaining full availability and redundancy of the internal SSDs.

ESG Lab Review Symantec's Storage Foundation for Linux

The Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) calls Storage Foundation the tool that makes the IT data center the greatest show on earth. Read this review of Storage Foundation in terms of throughput, CPU utilization, and response time.

Symantec Storage Foundation 6.2: SmartIO

SmartIO in Symantec™ Storage Foundation 6.2 for Linux enables customers to ensure storage Quality of Service (QoS) at the application level while optimizing storage footprint through high-performance, in-server storage. SmartIO achieves up to 400% performance gains, while reducing costs by over 80% over traditional Storage Area Network (SAN).

Don't Buy New Infrastructure: Leverage Existing Investments to Build Your Private Cloud

This white paper from IDC covers challenges and recommendations for IT organizations looking to leverage and transform existing infrastructure into private clouds.

ESG Analyst Brief: Storage Foundation High Availability 6.0

Symantec's latest announcement describes how to achieve business availability and meet the service level agreements (SLAs) in place today.

Architecting Resilient Private Clouds

Learn how Symantec can help you to transform your existing data center into your private cloud while ensuring it is resilient and available.

IDC Executive Brief: Thin Provisioning Using Intelligent Storage Virtualization Technology for More Efficient Use of Storage Assets

IDC believes that thin provisioning will continue to be a valuable technology with significant benefits for enterprises. Learn what IDC recommends organizations look for when selecting a thin provisioning solution.

Enterprise Strategy Group - Symantec's Broad Approach to Thin Provisioning

Smaller amounts of well managed capacity can deliver the same value — and at a significantly lower cost — as larger amounts of poorly managed storage. In this white paper, Enterprise Strategy Group outlines the recommended approach to put your organization's wasted capacity back to work while reducing total capex and opex spend on storage.