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Here’s a Secret - It’s Not About the Hardware

Posted by James McKenna on 7/31/14 10:11 AM

It’s amazing how much storage you can get for so little these days. As of this writing, a 4TB internal hard drive retails for about $250. So, right now you can buy 100TB raw storage for under $7,000. Pick out a nice drive enclosure with RAID controllers and external connectivity like fibre channel or SAS and voila, you have direct attached storage (DAS).

Now, for your next trick, make that into a SAN.

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Topics: SAN, DAS, NAS, Workflow