As IT organisations work to maintain application availability while controlling costs, a greater
emphasis on operational efficiency is essential. One key area where operational efficiencies
can be achieved is in the storage infrastructure. Traditional storage systems are inherently
inefficient, with multiple arrays of dedicated storage and various management points. Thin
provisioning is now recognised in the industry as a critical approach to simplifying storage
management while drastically improving capacity utilisation. This white paper explains how Oracle’s Pillar
Axiom 600 storage system creates an application-aware storage environment to most
efficiently provide all the benefits of thin provisioning. Read more.
Your databases store critical financial records, sensitive customer information, and proprietary operational details. This data has an astounding 60 percent compound annual growth rate. Scaling your storage environment fast enough to keep up with this pace of expansion is difficult enough. But you also face the challenge of keeping data safe while staying within budget. No wonder two of the top five business priorities for IT leaders in 2010 were managing data growth and improving backup and recovery. Read more.
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