tiered storage


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tiered storage

A data storage system made up of two or more types of storage based on their access speed. For example, magnetic disk and solid state disk or magnetic disk and optical disc are used in a tiered storage system. See HSM.
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Quantum is a expert in scale-out tiered storage, archive and data protection.
Cray TAS is an open archive and tiered storage system that simplifies the preservation of data indefinitely, and sustains large-scale archives for big data and supercomputing.
Hitachi's long trusted presence within this portion of the market and its continuous investments in storage technologies like Hitachi Tiered Storage Manager for Mainframe are important reasons why the company is shipping so much capacity into this market.
Lakeland were impressed by Compellent Fluid Data technology, particularly its Automated Tiered Storage capabilities which dynamically classifies and migrates its data to the optimum tier of storage based on usage.
Furthermore, organizations that couple tiered storage architectures with policies to automate the migration of data to the right platforms can also benefit from reduced backup and recovery times.
NYSE: IMN) today announced that it has acquired the assets of ProStor Systems, including the InfiniVault[TM] tiered storage system and other related technologies.
The standards-compliant PMC-Sierra maxSAS product family enables a wide range of next-generation RAID, JBOD and server tiered storage systems based on SAS and SATA hard disk drives.
Reports on tiered storage usage based on policy by producing a graph showing the performance impact over time.
This makes virtualization technologies ideal for tiered storage schemes and automating lifecycle-based migration.
The company's next-generation Atrato Virtualization Software (AVS) is the foundation for its Velocity1000 (V1000) tiered storage line (see today's companion announcement, "Atrato Introduces Tiered Storage Architecture with New Levels of Performance Density and Scale").
The Fibre Channel, Serial ATA and Serial Attached SCSI interfaces all play vital roles in tiered storage infrastructures, and often the perception of these roles can overlap.