CASE STUDY: Just search – aligning systems to meet organizational and client needs
Sue Scott, Knowledge and Information Manager, Law and Justice Foundation of NSW
As the amount of storage escalates in a company, a tiered storage implementation becomes increasingly beneficial. Tiered storage represents a striking balance between how much a business is willing to pay for storage versus tradeoffs in access time and availability. The wide range of price per GB between enterprise class disk, low-cost SATA disk and automated tape have made tiered storage a critical initiative for many IT businesses in 2005. This tutorial will explain the concept and value of tiered storage, identify the steps to determine which type of data is best suited for each tier, and how to begin implementation.