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This article is part of the Vol. 7 Num. 13 February 2009 issue of Storage magazine's data storage products of the year
Extreme circumstances call for extreme actions. Here are four ways to trim or hold down storage costs this year. By Rich Castagna News flash: The economic situation is grim right now and the short-term outlook isn't much better. Money's tight -- if it's there at all -- and the chance that you'll be able to get help for your beleaguered staff is less than nil. It would be nice to just hunker down and do your best to weather the storm, but for most shops there's still too much happening to just assume a defensive posture and hope for the best. Lousy economy or not, your disk capacity will grow, and now isn't the time to put critical things like disaster recovery (DR) planning on hold. While your business pulls itself up by its proverbial bootstraps this year, there will likely be new applications and more demands on storage systems. With the business world turned on its ear, new thinking is required because "same old" ain't gonna cut it. Here's a basic survival kit for storage managers, with four suggestions for cutting costs while not sacrificing all that ... Access >>>
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