Byte and Switch: Data Reduction for Primary Storage

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Coping with the Rising Cost of Storing Digital Image Content

Cost containment is the top priority in 2009 for many data centers, with many of those viewing a reduction in the ongoing investment in primary data storage as one of the best ways to accomplish this.    As a result, primary storage capacity optimization is a high priority project for many data centers.   This is particularly true for data centers with large amounts of image data – such as online photo sites – because this kind of data consists of large files and has a high year-to-year growth profile -  one growing Internet media company reported that its storage is growing at 40% per year. Therefore, optimization solutions that reduce the amount of space those large files consume can provide very high storage cost savings in image-centric data centers.

Primary storage optimization delivers an almost instant ROI by: