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Peer Lessons Learned: Implementing Primary Storage Arrays

Published: 16 January 2020

ID: G00466390

Analyst(s): Peer Contributors

Summary

Primary storage arrays provide a broad range of data services that conserve capacity, reduce data loss, and enhance recovery via local and remote applications. I&O leaders can learn from the implementation experience of their peers shared on Gartner Peer Insights.

Table Of Contents

Overview

Peer Lessons Learned

  • Lesson 1: Invest Time in Capacity Planning and Assess Your Organization’s Future Storage Requirements
  • Lesson 2: Evaluate Multiple Vendors and Ensure the Best Fit for Your Budget and Environment
  • Lesson 3: Test the Array in Your Environment Prior to Purchase
  • Lesson 4: Build a Futuristic Implementation Strategy and Hire an Expert Implementation Partner
  • Lesson 5: Organize Team Training Sessions
  • Methodology

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