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Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is Storage as a Service (SaaS)
Storage as a Service is a business model in which a company rents space in their storage infrastructure to individual end users or businesses. In the enterprise, Storage as a Service is being driven by economic factors, as well as runaway data growth, compliance requirements, security issues and disaster recovery mandates.
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This is a conventional storage model, in which space is allocated beyond current needs, in anticipation of growing need and increased data complexity.
On a storage area network, TP is a flexible storage allocation scheme where each user is assigned a minimum amount of storage space depending on what’s required for them to do their job effectively. What does TP stand for?
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