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    • Cold Data Storage Introduction

    • Cold data storage refers to the storage of inactive data that is rarely used or accessed. Typically, cold data must be retained for business or compliance purposes on a long-term basis, if not indefinitely. Cold data storage is generally much more economical than high performance primary storage used to support more active data.


    • Who uses cold data storage and why?

    • With the rapid growth of unstructured data, organizations across a wide range of industries are realizing the advantages of cold data storage:

      • Prevent primary storage from becoming overloaded with inactive data
      • Utilize more economical storage resources for inactive data
      • Reduce overall storage costs
      • Simplify storage and data management
      • Meet compliance and governance requirements efficiently
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      Data Migration – Data Storage

      Dell Technologies provides data migration services to help you move data and workloads seamlessly with flexibility and simplicity.


    • How cold storage works

    • New or frequently accessed data is typically supported on primary storage resources due to performance requirements. As this data ages and is accessed less frequently, it can generally be moved to cold data storage. A policy-based, tiering approach allows organizations to optimize storage resources and reduce costs by moving inactive data to more economical cold data storage.

       


    • Benefits of cold data storage

    • Cold data storage allows organizations to:

      • Optimize storage resources
      • Prevent primary storage from becoming overloaded with inactive data
      • Utilize more economical storage resources for inactive data
      • Reduce overall storage costs
      • Simplify storage and data management
      • Meet compliance and governance requirements efficiently
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      Flash Storage – Data Storage

      Dell Technologies provides flash storage for a modernized flash-centric data center while simplifying, automating and consolidating IT operations cost-effectively.

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      Data Storage

      Dell Technologies provides a broad range of enterprise data storage solutions and products to solve the data storage challenges.

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      Network Storage – Data Storage

      Dell Technologies network storage solutions provide efficient data management and deliver business insights and greater value.