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Storage: Automated Archiving

IT Efficiency Metrics

IT Efficiency Metrics
The clear answer to today’s IT challenges is to increase IT efficiency throughout the infrastructure, from the desktop to the data center. This Wiki is intended to provide a forum where efficiency metrics, goals and guidelines can be shared.

Storage and data management

Metrics concerning the strategy, purchase, deployment, management, and consolidation/virtualization of storage.
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Storage: Automated Archiving

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GOAL OR METRIC: Have Automated Archiving

RATIONALE:  This metric is related to data tiering and storage cost management.  Efficient organizations have processes and tools that automatically archive only what is required, and does so in tiers according to need and cost. 

POTENTIAL RESULTS:  A manual or inefficiency process is automated.  Performance, accessibility and cost are matched with the importance of the data and the need for access.

SIDE NOTES: 

  • Technologies such as Dell EqualLogic provide high levels of storage automation with easy tiering

SOURCE: Dell

REFERENCES: 

  • www.dell.com/equallogic
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