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How to Optimize Your Data Storage While Reducing Costs

By Data Storage Team | Posted on February 1, 2022 | Posted in Enterprise Infrastructure, Dell EMC

The ever-growing number of connected devices has created a tidal wave of unstructured data.

This data—from things such as images, videos, documents, and sensors—can be used for unlocking insights, creating new products, and reaching new customers.

Before you can start doing all that, though, you need to optimize your unstructured data so that you can get the most insight from the information you gather.

In a nutshell, data storage optimization allows you to essentially tier how you use your storage, from high-end storage when specific data is at its peak usefulness, all the way down to deep cold storage on premises or in the cloud until specific data becomes useful again.

While there are a number of optimization tools available, one of the most powerful—and the one we regularly recommend to our clients—is Isilon Cloud One FS.

New call-to-actionBreaking down storage silos

Put simply, Isilon Cloud One FS is a scale-out, network-attached storage platform designed for breaking through large data silos.

What this means is that, rather than having to build out separate storage systems to deal with the constant flood of data, you can use Isilon to easily scale as needed. This not only ensures you have enough capacity to meet your needs, but it also greatly reduces the cost of transferring petabytes of data in order to make it accessible for analytics.

Other benefits of Isilon include its agnostic nature, giving you the freedom to store and optimize unstructured data on-premises or in any cloud platform, as well as easy governance regardless of where your data resides.

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Combining Isilon + Dell EMC

Because Isilon resides under the Dell EMC umbrella, the hardware provider offers a number of tailored products to help you accelerate your workloads, quickly increase capacity, and protect aging data that may once again become relevant to your enterprise.

Basically, it makes unstructured data storage much, much simpler.

You can check out the suite of Dell EMC hardware here, along with a handful of success stories from industries as diverse as medical research and driver-assistance technologies to major Hollywood blockbusters.

Unlock key insights, reach more customers, and streamline your operations to reduce costs by having the right data storage solution in place. Learn more in our eBook A Guide to Managing and Scaling Your Unstructured Data in a Hybrid Cloud. Get your free copy now.