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IT organizations of all sizes contend with a growing data footprint with more data to manage, protect and preserve for longer periods of time. Long-term data retention requires a combination of ultra-low cost, good performance during storage and retrieval, and reduced footprint in terms of power, cooling, floor-space and economics.
This technology brief provides 5 topics to think about as you design your long-term data retention plans.
Clipper Group's Analyst, David Reine, reviews the role of tape in a modern data center and the importance of LTO-5 technology. He also discusses the advantages of the Scalar i6000 tape library, iLayer technology as well as iLayer MeDIA (Media Data Integrity Analysis) – an exclusive Quantum feature.
For years, tape storage systems have played a key role in efforts to store data for backup and retrieval, archiving, and contingency planning purposes. More recently, tape has been called on to help preserve and safeguard data to meet data retention laws and regulations.
This document provides guidance on how to design and architect a scalable Microsoft applications mixed workload solution on highly available VMware vSphere 4 virtual infrastructure and NetApp unified storage. It highlights the flexibility of leveraging either a Fibre Channel (FC) protocol-based storage solutions or IP-based solutions (that is, iSCSI and NFS) for hosting virtual machines, and also describes the NetApp backup and recovery solution for the Microsoft applications.
NetApp best practices cover important new features of Microsoft® HyperV™ as well as lessons learned from numerous deployments. Learn how to configure networks, set appropriate iGroups and LUN types, avoid alignment problems, and configure CSVs.
This report examines the impact that virtualization has on data protection and disaster recovery and the need for highly virtualized servers and storage within this context. It outlines the factors you should consider as you evaluate and implement data protection solutions in your virtual environment.
This whitepaper has three primary goals: educate decision makers about the critical role that email archiving plays in minimizing risk and lowering the cost of doing business; educate them about the capabilities of archiving in Exchange 2010; and educate them about why third-party archiving solutions will continue to be necessary.
This research paper outlines how the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General realized a three year ROI of 202% by using NetApp solutions to reduce infrastructure costs, increase user productivity, reduce downtime, and improve IT staff efficiency.
This report looks at ways NetApp IT was able to put into practices what the company has been saying to its customers for some time: That the use of NetApp storage offers such efficiency that it can save companies significantly more money and management time than the use of an alternate storage system.