SlideShare: 5 Steps To The Perfect Storage Refresh

An Independent Process for Assessing & Refreshing Storage

Every data center eventually needs to increase capacity, resiliency, performance or the cost efficiency of its storage architecture. It needs to refresh storage infrastructure. The problem is that most organizations don’t have a process they can count on when assessing their application performance needs and evaluating vendors. Without a process of their own, organizations are at the mercy of the various vendor’s recommendations, which will put their hardware in the most ideal light.

In this on demand webinar, Storage Switzerland and Virtual Instruments give you a 5 step, independent process for moving through a storage refresh project.

In this webinar you will learn about the five key steps to success:

  • Storage Technology Evaluation: (flash, hybrid, OpenStack, Ceph, etc)
  • Product Evaluation: Determine which storage system meets your requirements
  • Storage Configuration Optimization: Determine optimal storage configuration
  • Production Management: Determine how to assure performance and rapidly resolve the inevitable problems
  • Change Impact Analysis: Determine how future changes will impact performance

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George Crump is the Chief Product Strategist at StorONE. Prior to StorONE, George spent almost 14 years as the founder and lead analyst at Storage Switzerland, which StorONE acquired in March 2020. In his spare time, he continues to write blogs on Storage Switzerland to educate IT professionals on all aspects of data center storage. He is the primary contributor to Storage Switzerland and is a heavily sought-after public speaker. With over 30 years of experience designing storage solutions for data centers across the US, he has seen the birth of such technologies as RAID, NAS, 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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