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Automatic Storage Tiering (Auto-Tiering)

Automatic storage tiering, also known as auto-tiering, is a feature found within storage software management that moves data from one disk type to another or between RAID (redundant array of independent disks) levels. Data storage administrators pre-determine the automatic actions so that the system can carry out these transfers according to the needs of a specific organization. The purpose of automatic storage tiering is to ensure that all space, performance, or cost requirements are met without the data having to be transferred manually, a process that can be time-consuming and labor-intensive.

What Small and Midsize Businesses Need to Know About Automatic Storage Tiering (Auto-Tiering)

The most significant benefits to SMBs that implement automatic storage tiering are that performance can be improved by as much as 150%, and they can see a better ROI than if they were to use a manual system to move data.

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