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IBM Easy Tier Enables DS8700 and Storwize V7000 Users to Profit from Solid State Drives
Solid state drives (SSDs) are a hot topic of interest in IT organizations because of their potential to turbocharge storage performance. One inhibitor to adoption has been the high cost of SSDs relative to hard disk drives (HDDs) and a second has been the problem of when and how to use SSDs efficiently and effectively. IBM DS8700 and Storwize V7000 users now have the tools in Easy Tier and its associated software tool Storage Tier Advisor to evaluate the benefits of, plan for, deploy, and manage on an ongoing basis SSDs in combination with existing HDDs. Read on to learn more.