Ever heard that for every $1 you spend on storage, you spend about $10 to manage the storage?
When you have time, check out the Dell Power Solutions article we jointly wrote w/ Dell describing how using F5 ARX with Dell Storage (EqualLogic, PowerVault) can build dynamic storage infrastructures that can respond to unpredictable and inconsistent data growth.
Dell Power Solutions Article:http://dell.to/cm56Op
– Transparent migration of files between file servers
– Consolidation, upgrades, etc
– Automated movement of files between storage tiers. Flexible policy engine based on file age type, size, name, etc.
– Reduce back up time, costs
– Aggregates logical storage to create virtual pools / volumes Increase utilization & performance
http://bit.ly/eWrXrB DEPLOYING THE ARX WITH THE NX3000 AND MICROSOFT WINDOWS STORAGE SERVER 2008
http://bit.ly/fEeuof DEPLOYING THE F5 ARX WITH THE DELL NX1950 AND MD3000 STORAGE ARRAY
http://bit.ly/gUnsvh DEPLOYING THE F5 ARX WITH THE DELL NX1950 AND EQUALLOGIC PS5000 STORAGE ARRAY