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Optimizing Storage for Greatest TCO in the Datacenter

Mike Alexenko, Sr. Director Cloud and Mobility, HGST
When’s the best time to upgrade your storage solutions? Whether you a cloud service provider, offering backup and archiving services, or providing content and social networking, your datacenter is evolving, and you’re discovering how data storage is becoming a bigger part of your capital and operational expenses. Join HGST’s Mike Alexenko to hear about key considerations and best practices when selecting HDD and SSD solutions to improve efficiencies and TCO.
May 15 2013
38 mins
Optimizing Storage for Greatest TCO in the Datacenter
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