From disk space issues to elastic file storage: LKAB's story

LKAB Case Study

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“LKAB hit a wall when disk space ran out in traditional systems. It took a long time to order, receive, and install additional storage. In all of these solutions you end up with the same basic problem. You have to oversize according to what you think you will use in a couple of years and this makes the initial investment unnecessarily expensive,”

—Robert Pohjanen, Storage Consultant working with LKAB mining company

For LKAB, this meant that every few years moving large amounts of data to a new solution and retiring the older one—software and hardware. Read on to learn how LKAB overcame these issues and can now keep pace with changing business requirements with a software-defined storage solution that takes advantage of LKAB’s Cisco UCS hardware to deliver elastic block, file, and object storage.

Vendor:
Hedvig Inc
Posted:
23 Aug 2018
Published:
23 Aug 2018
Format:
PDF
Length:
6 Page(s)
Type:
Case Study
Language:
English
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