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This article is part of the Vol. 3 No. 2 April 2004 issue of Storage managers give thumbs up to IP storage
Problems with disk-to-disk split mirrors The limited protection and recoverability of point-in-time snapshots The time between snapshots increases the data risk exposure More snapshots reduce exposure, but also reduce inefficient use of additional storage (requires two to nine times the original storage space) Storage vendor array lock-in Must use the same--or a more expensive--storage array as the remote replication or snapshot catcher The performance across a TCP/IP WAN TCP/IP WAN issues (congestion, BER, jitter, latency) can reduce throughput performance by one to two orders of magnitude, reducing backup window success Everyone is aware that in an era of natural disasters, terrorism and regulations, disaster recovery (DR) and business continuity processes are essential. But the high cost of DR and business continuity tools prohibits many organizations from implementing them. In fact, the cost of these tools is often greater than the value of the data that's being protected. Expensive DR tools put you in the precarious position of having to provide enough ... Access >>>
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