ChalkTalk Video: All-Flash, Am I all Good?

When IT implements flash, especially all-flash, there is a general sigh of relief. They think the installation will solve all of their problems. But at least one problem remains…humans!

Users and even IT professionals (also human) occasionally make a mistake that puts data at risk. And flash systems need protection from that eventuality. As Storage Switzerland’s W. Curtis Preston shows us in the below video, the good news is all-flash arrays also enable new data protection capabilities.

At the heart of the problem is all-flash arrays raise user expectations. They start to get instant response time and assume that every part of IT should be that fast. Recovery, as Curtis points out, is a prime example. But meeting these new expectations also means that IT must become more proactive and be able to predict failure before it even happens. After all, the fastest recovery is the one that IT eliminates long before it ever occurs.

To learn more about how to optimize your flash investment and how to keep up with user expectations, register for our on-demand webinar, “You Bought All-Flash, Now What?” You will learn everything you need to know before and after you buy an all-flash array.

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Twelve years ago George Crump founded Storage Switzerland with one simple goal; to educate IT professionals about all aspects of data center storage. He is the primary contributor to Storage Switzerland and is a heavily sought after public speaker. With over 25 years of experience designing storage solutions for data centers across the US, he has seen the birth of such technologies as RAID, NAS and SAN, Virtualization, Cloud and Enterprise Flash. Prior to founding Storage Switzerland he was CTO at one of the nation's largest storage integrators where he was in charge of technology testing, integration and product selection.

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