Solution Provider Offers Five Reasons to Conduct a Storage Assessment Today
NEW YORK, May 21, 2013 – Lurking inside many corporate data centers across America are legacy storage devices just waiting to expire during a critical task. Some of these older storage devices may be insufficient to handle today’s increased data storage and access requirements, let alone the requirements of tomorrow. The challenges are particularly acute as data analytics become increasingly important to corporate America. Logicalis US, an international IT solutions and managed services provider (http://www.us.logicalis.com/), has identified Five Reasons to Conduct a Storage Assessment Today to provide CIOs and other IT professionals with guidance about making new storage choices.
“Legacy storage simply wasn’t designed with today’s uses in mind. That means there are systemic gaps that may leave an organization exposed to new pressures placed upon it by unpredictable workloads and unrestrained data growth,” says Bob Hankins, vice president, Storage Solutions, Logicalis US.
Five Reasons to Conduct a Storage Assessment Today
Why examine storage now? There are a variety of reasons according to Logicalis storage experts. These include important trends ranging from mobility, to social media to cloud computing and “big data.” One thing is clear, storage requirements have increased and they are not going backward. Here are Five Reasons to Conduct a Storage Assessment Today.
“No matter which vendor’s products a CIO selects for storage solutions moving forward, it’s important to ensure that the selected storage technology is capable of supporting increasing data storage requirements and enabled for tomorrow’s converged and software-defined environments,” says Hankins.
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Logicalis is an international IT solutions and managed services provider with a breadth of knowledge and expertise in communications and collaboration; data center and cloud services; and managed services.
Logicalis employs nearly 3,500 people worldwide, including highly trained service specialists who design, specify, deploy and manage complex ICT infrastructures to meet the needs of almost 6,000 corporate and public sector customers. To achieve this, Logicalis maintains strong partnerships with technology leaders such as Cisco, HP, IBM, CA Technologies, Microsoft, NetApp, VMware and ServiceNow.
The Logicalis Group has annualized revenues of over $1.4 billion from operations in Europe, North America, South America and Asia Pacific and is fast establishing itself as one of the leading IT and Communications solution integrators specializing in the areas of advanced technologies and services.
The Logicalis Group is a division of Datatec Limited, listed on the Johannesburg and London AIM Stock Exchanges, with revenues of over $5 billion.
For more information, visit http://www.us.logicalis.com/.