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Choosing the Right Storage Solution Brand for You

It’s long been said that there are two certainties in life, death and taxes. If you’re a business owner, you probably know there’s actually a third certainty and it’s an ever-present need for more storage for your data.

Even small businesses will need more data storage as they expand. While many storage technologies have evolved in recent years so that they’re no longer cost prohibitive, data storage systems still require an investment of resources. To make sure your investment isn’t wasted on a system that your employees refuse to adopt or that’s inadequate, it’s imperative for you to investigate the data storage solutions that are available to your business.

How to Find the Right Data Storage Technology

Finding the right data storage technology for your business requires you to assess your organization’s storage needs. Has the law changed s

o you now have to archive emails for a longer period of time? Do you need to install new virus and spyware programs or operating systems that will occupy more of the space on your hard-drive? Do you need to make an increasing number of media files available to network users, which requires more advanced data storage solutions to be in place?

In addition to the questions just listed, you should ask yourself the following questions in order to determine your organization’s data storage needs:

  • Which applications create the biggest number of files?

  • What applications run on which servers?

  • How old is the data you’re storing?

  • Do you have duplicate or unnecessary data?

  • How accessible does your archived data need to be?

  • Where will you need to access certain kinds of data?

Identify Your Data Storage Technology Options

Once you’ve accurately assessed your data storage needs, it’s time for you to identify the viable options that are available to your business. At SANDirect, you’ll find a generous selection of reliable, expansive data storage solutions supported by some of the world’s most trusted brands.

Here are the brands you’ll h

ave to choose from when you work with SANDirect:

  • Dell EMC: Dell storage is cost-effective and user-friendly. Dell EMC storage is scalable for both general and specialized purposes.

  • Fujitsu: Supported by a team of about 155,000 employees, Fujitsu storage is used by businesses operating in more than 100 countries around the world.

  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise: HPE storage makes workplaces more efficient, productive and secure in an ever-changing, competitive business environment.

  • Hitachi Vantara: Hitachi Vantara provides Hitachi storage solutions that are the foundation of today’s and tomorrow’s data-driven business outcomes.

  • IBM: Constantly evolving since 1911, this company has grown into the biggest technology and consulting employer on the face of the planet. IBM storage is a popular choice, with IBM serving organizations in 170 countries.

  • NetApp: Companies throughout the world choose NetApp storage to store, manage, protect and retain their data.

  • Nexsan: Nexsan has a well-deserved reputation for providing reliable, cost-effective Nexsam storage solutions that are designed for specific uses or in response to particular demands.

  • NEC America: NEC America’s solutions are designed to improve the manner in which people work and communicate across platforms.

  • Overland Storage: With more than 500,000 installations across the globe, Overland Storage is the go-to storage solutions provider for business in many industries.

  • PAC Storage: PAC Storage offers integrated storage solutions that combine unlimited cloud storage and local storage that performs at a high level of efficiency.

  • Quantum: Quantum is an expert in creating scalable tiered storage solutions that capture and preserve data throughout the digital asset lifecycle.

  • Tegile: Tegile storage solutions include all-flash and hybrid storage options that consolidate workloads onto one flash platform, eliminating the need for storage silos, reducing costs and making storage management easier.

We invite you to read more about the brands that work with SANDirect to provide data storage solutions now. To get a quote for data storage for your business, contact SANDirect today.

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