How to purchase and manage your data storage capacity

Learn why storage pros buy more storage capacity than needed and how tiered storage, thin provisioning, and using SATA instead of FC can help you manage data growth and cut costs.

If effective data storage capacity management is a difficulty in your organisation, you're not alone. In this SearchStorage.co.UK interview, GlassHouse Technologies (UK) principal consultant Steve Pinder discusses why users buy more data storage than they need, as well as how they can manage data growth and cut data storage costs with effective capacity planning processes.

You can listen to Steve's answers as an MP3 or read a transcript of them below.

 

This was last published in December 2009

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