In setting the requirements of the new storage system, InfoPro determined that the agency would
need at least 110 TB initially, as well as the ability to expand beyond 1 PB to handle future
needs. The 110 TB would consist of 10 TB of high-speed storage primarily for the database and 100
TB of medium-speed storage for other functions. In addition to the basic sizing requirements, there
was a long list of other "wants":
Although EMC looks to TwinStrata technology to turn the cloud into a storage tier from inside a SAN, one customer proves CloudArray has value without a separate SAN for primary, backup and disaster recovery storage.
Independent disaster recovery expert Paul Kirvan discusses four important steps to incorporate critical infrastructure resources such as water, electricity, telecommunications, oil and gas, etc. into your DR plan.