Wednesday, September 17, 2014

EMC CLARiiON Storage Arrays as Enterprise Tape Backup Alternative

Finally, they require special storage if they are expected to meet their promised archival storage lifespan. Building and maintaining the climate controlled storage facility required to store these drives for years can be cost-prohibitive, with the same being true about hiring a company for this purpose. Fortunately, EMC CLARiiON storage arrays provide an attractive alternate—or replacement, if your organization already uses magnetic tapes for archiving—option for backup storage. Of disk as a tape replacement, the analysts at DCIG say:

Monday, September 15, 2014

Building Your Own Skynet on EMC Storage Hardware and Software Systems

In order to compete, businesses need to invest in hardware technologies that will allow them to do what top businesses like Google are doing. Of course, that doesn’t mean actually getting to a level of complexity of actual Skynet, but rather, being able to implement a scaled-down model of sorts. To do that, however, requires that companies invest in storage technologies where the data gathered can be contained for processing. With so much data needing to be filed away, the high-capacity capabilities of EMC storage hardware systems make them an attractive option for Big Data storage needs.