Efficient storage management and storage provisioning are important to help lower costs and optimize storage and backup resources. But without defined storage tiers and service levels, you might face overprovisioning and inconsistent archiving.
IBM Data and Information Management Services - Intelligent Storage Service Catalog promotes more efficient storage allocation and governance by establishing standards that can be used to optimize provisioning, backup, replication and archiving.
Your business needs to control storage management and provisioning of its IT infrastructure to gain efficiency and reduce costs. Poorly defined storage tiers and service levels can lead to inconsistent retention and information archiving. Ideally, you want to ensure that storage requests are standardized to improve the efficiency of your storage processes. Yet it can be difficult and time-consuming to develop a comprehensive framework that optimizes provisioning, backup, replication and archiving.
IBM Data and Information Management Services - Intelligent Storage Service Catalog offers a framework for storage optimization that defines service and architecture standards and is easy to maintain over time. We create a framework for your data requirements, enabling placement, backup, migration, disaster recovery and archive standardization. Storage requests are sized and placed according to data type and business value to help increase efficiency. By helping to reduce storage planning time from hours to minutes, this solution allows your staff to focus its efforts on more important strategic tasks.