Holidays are no party time for storage pros, Storage Soup Blog by Randy Kerns

By , Tuesday, December 4th 2012

Categories: Analyst Blogs

Tags: capacity planning, data protection, storage management,

The end of the year is a busy time for storage pros as salesman push to meet year-end quotas and IT plans for year-end operations.

Year-end operations can involve beginning the processes required to close the books of a company and many other business tasks. For the storage group, it typically means additional projects that can only be done when user activity is reduced. Most companies limit operations between Christmas and New Year’s, making it an opportune time for storage projects such as:

• Moving data from one storage system to another. This is done for several reasons: balancing workloads for data access to improve storage systems’ performance; balancing capacity to meet expected demands; and to utilize space more efficiently.  Read the rest of the blog at StorageSoup

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