Storage pools and why they matter

Today SEPATON announced the addition of Storage Pools to our data protection platform.  The technology marks a major step in the path to data protection lifecycle management, and I am excited about the new functionality and wanted share some brief thoughts.

To summarize, storage pooling allows data to be segmented into discrete pools that do not share deduplication.  Data sent to one pool will only be deduplicated against information in that pool and will not co-mingle with other data.  Additionally, pools provide configuration flexibility by supporting different types of disks with different performance profiles.  Pools also benefit from SEPATON’s DeltaScale architecture which allows for dynamic capacity and performance scalability.  Pools are a no-cost option with our latest software release and customers have the ability to implement them in the way that best meets their business requirements.  Some of the benefits include: