The drives will soon be on the market, completing the tiered D2D2T
architecture puzzle and delivering an inexpensive and highly flexible interface option for storage administrators.
VTL solutions that incorporate data mover capabilities and policy frameworks to enable D2D2T
tiered storage also provide new efficiencies in data protection strategies, allowing IT organizations to store data on the most appropriate storage resource at any stage of the data's lifecycle.
We are also working with a number of partners in the SMB space that address ILM specifically, bringing together cost-competitive D2D2T
Part 2 of this article will appear in the September issue of CTR and discuss D2D2T
options and the benefits of MAID technology.
In addition to the speed advantage of caching to disk prior to moving data to tape or other removable media, there are several other inherent benefits that D2D2T
delivers both data protection and disaster recovery
These are sometimes referred to as D2D2T
for disk-to-disk-to-tape, D2D for disk-to-disk, or D2T for disk to tape.
Certance introduced the CP 3100 Series data protection solution for small businesses and departmental workgroups seeking a fast, reliable and economical D2D2T
solution for business-critical data.
The first production of DPA technology, CP 3100 simplifies high-end D2D2T
functionality and delivers it at a price point SMBs can afford.
This capability enables users to create their own D2D2T
solution using their existing tape device investment without additional software requirements.
Prior to founding Siafu, Matze was VP and CTO at Overland Storage in San Diego, CA where he created the REO(TM) SERIES of VTL appliances, the most popular iSCSI D2D2T
appliances in the industry.
But who should take the credit for bringing D2D2T
to the masses?