Storage Tiered Storage Buying Guide:
Tiered Storage Buying Guide
This Tiered Storage Buying Guide covers the major product considerations involved in tiered storage initiatives. Each chapter offers a set of buying points and product specifications that can help readers identify prospective new tiered storage products.
Data classification is generally a two-part process. An organization must first understand the business value of applications and data, then store and protect that data at the appropriate service levels. In effect, data classification is used to align business applications with the storage infrastructure. While this may sound simple on the surface, data classification is actually one of the most difficult initiatives for an organization to successfully complete -- often because an organization cannot locate all of its data, categorize it properly or determine its business value. This chapter of the Tiered Storage All-in-One Guide will cover specific considerations for data classification tools.
This chapter of the Tiered Storage Buying Guide focuses on tiered storage data migration tools purchasing considerations and product specifications.
Email has emerged as a critical tool for business communication, and this has had a profound impact on archiving. Today, email must be retained for years, but the sheer glut of email presents serious storage issues and performance problems for the email server. This chapter of the Tiered Storage Buying Guide will focus on specific considerations for email archiving tools.
Tiered storage has emerged as a way to keep mission-critical data on the fastest disk platforms, while relegating less valuable data to slower and less expensive storage.