Manage Unstructured Data Growth with an Active Archive
Understand the Cost Savings and Value of an Active Archive
The first step in creating an active archive is to understand the difference between a long term backup and an active archive. Moving infrequently accessed data off primary storage to a low cost form of media can reduce load on both primary storage and disk backups. With less need for higher performance spinning disk, the company will save on costly forklift upgrades as well as power, cooling, and square footage.
Identify key differences: Archive vs. Long Term Backup
Tiering data across heterogeneous platforms
Offloading stale data to lower cost media
Online access to all data, at any time.
Long Term Retention and the Importance of Accessibility
See how National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center streamlined access by 5,000 users to massive growing volumes of data which required a storage infrastructure optimized for active archive usage. (2 pages – 439 kb)