Stories by Simon Lloyd

Storage expenditures: Before you spend, determine goals and priorities

Taking a holistic approach to evaluating systems and policies is the key to recognizing where storage expenditures should be directed. It is not uncommon for an IT manager today to point to one storage array or identify one policy and characterize it as the single biggest problem within the organization. This mistake is often made when taking an event focus rather than a system wide focus and leads to ad-hoc spending.