The goals of implementing a storage network may be different depending on the individual environment. In general, the top three goals most often cited for implementing a storage network are:
- Reduce administrative costs
- Allow non-disruptive scaling of storage to accommodate the demand for data storage
- Enable better resource utilization (to drive effective utilization to 80 or 90 percent from currently less than 50% in many environments).
Evaluator Group, Inc.
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This was first published in October 2001