Why Your Data Center Needs a Fast Path to Software-Defined Storage (SDS)
As your business goes after new revenue opportunities, an outmoded data storage infrastructure can be a roadblock. It can also inhibit expansion while continually hitting you hard in your operating and capital expense budgets. Because the traditional data center model is complex, built on multiple vendor and technology resources, it can be also costly in terms of down time, IT resources, and diminished business agility.
Here’s an example of what I mean: Let’s say an organization needs to react quickly to an unexpected event (like the sudden need for more data storage due to a change in regulations). Not having the ability to easily expand and scale up can back the IT team into an expensive corner. Your high-value team may be forced to cobble together a costly upgrade that limits consistency and predictability while driving up maintenance expenses and risk. As things get more complex—and costlier—in the data center, IT flexibility becomes more constrained.
As an IT leader, your objective should be to build a cost-effective and agile data infrastructure that aligns with larger business goals.
Read the entire article here, Why Your Data Center Needs a Fast Path to Software-Defined Storage (SDS)
Via the fine folks at DataCore Software.