How It Works: Lenovo Storage Cloud Tiering

For years, automated storage tiering has been an essential solution for enterprises looking to manage their data center footprint efficiently while reducing the total cost of ownership (TCO). The strategy is simple: use auto-tiering algorithms and policies, and keep active data on primary storage while moving inactive data to inexpensive storage categories. In recent years, Cloud Tiering has emerged as a robust, cost-effective solution that manages the movement of inactive data to low-cost object storage in the cloud. With the ThinkSystem DM series, Lenovo enables enterprises to manage data and cloud alternatives with an intelligent storage solution. This cloud strategy successfully addresses capacity, agility, and security in hybrid-cloud environments, without compromising manageability,