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Financial firm moves SQL Server off DAS to Clariion

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Financial firm replaces SQL DAS with EMC
StoreFinancial, a prepaid card processor, has replaced the direct attached storage (DAS) used for its SQL Server environment with a multiprotocol EMC CLARiiON CX3 system. An EMC press release quotes Jim Poteet, StoreFinancial's Director of Technology, as saying that moving the SQL Server database to a Fibre Channel partition on the CX3 improved the response time by 70%. The company is also using an iSCSI partition on the box for tiered storage purposes.

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