Published By: CDW Vmware
Published Date: Aug 02, 2012
As Tarkett Inc. continued to enjoy years of growth they realized their data center was in dire need of an update. It was strewn across eight locations with aging equipment and limited backup power. Tarkett turned to CDW to update and optimize their data center without affecting day-to-day business.
Read this IDC white paper to understand the various approaches to solving today's backup and recovery challenges leveraging deduplication. The paper discusses how to dramatically improve IT economics by optimizing network bandwidth, backup windows, and storage footprint requirements in distributed and datacenter locations alike.
In this Solution Profile, we will concentrate on the importance of optimizing data protection for evolving virtual networks, and on working with a trusted partner. Virtualization technology works across all sizes of business to reduce costs, control management overhead, and increase flexibility. However, virtualization also requires that companies adapt their traditional backup and data protection practices to suit the rapidly changing virtualization infrastructure.
With continued expansion of organizational storage allocation requirements, the time required for file-based data backup also continues to increase yet the time allotted for this data backup remains constant, exposing a critical issue. Though backup software vendors continue making advancements in technology to speed up the process, disk fragmentation will continue to remain an unresolved issue that must be addressed on the file system level to solve this bottleneck.