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Apr 21 2010   9:39AM GMT

Tiered storage strategy FAQ

Mkellett Megan Kellett Profile: Mkellett

Tiered storage often lowers your storage costs by optimizing your data. Furthermore, companies should also look into optimizing their data migration strategy because it can play an important role in tiered storage.

Chris Griffin, Associate Site Editor at, sat down with Jeff Boles, senior analyst and director of validation services at the Taneja Group, to talk about the factors behind tiered storage, including some of the issues companies have with data migration. Griffin and Boles discussed why organizations turn to tiered storage, the most common challenges associated with tiered storage and how an organization’s tiered storage goals play into their data migration strategy.

Listen to their discussion in the podcast below, and let us know your thoughts, too.


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