Snapshots and other SAN data copies enable your SAN to work harder for you. They are fast, flexible and affordable, thus snapshots help to improve productivity and ensure reliability. However, snapshots do not replace backups, as their lifespan is typically only hours or days.
This white paper provides an outline on snapshot technologies and discusses best practices for deploying snapshots in your infrastructure. Discover the fundamentals of snapshots and how they enhance backups by allowing for benefits, such as:
Improved data integrity
Reduced application disruption
Ability to offload application servers from backup processing
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