Every organization is under pressure to meet the exponential growth in demand for file storage capacity. Surveys show, however, that 60% or more of data on Tier 1 storage is either dormant or rarely used. That’s why enterprise file management is top of mind for many. Organizations can now achieve significant savings by moving that inactive content to a secondary storage tier.
While the concept of storage tiering is well known, it has not been widely adopted in the past due to various limitations. New storage technologies now overcome those limitations, making tiering an attractive option to reclaim capacity on Tier 1 storage systems and reduce backup costs and time requirements — often resulting in overall file storage cost savings of 50%. That’s just one way enterprise file management can make a difference.
Of particular note, new solutions now enable these savings with zero impact on user data access.
This paper compares the total cost of ownership (TCO) of traditional NAS to the TCO of traditional NAS augmented by file tiering with Cloudian object storage.
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