Most industries today rely on a variety of IT data storage mediums for saving and categorizing the vast amounts of information required in the rapidly evolving world of business IT. Disk and tape remain two of the most widely used storage mediums, with tape being utilized for less important data storage and retrieval and hard disk drives being relied upon for more mission-critical data and application performance. However, not all hard disk drives are created equal, either—some feature higher performance and capacity, while others are designed to fill more secondary storage roles.



Exploiting Tier 0 Storage and Virtualization to Maximize Storage Performance