Computer Design & Integration LLC (CDI LLC) Releases Whitepaper Discussing Non-Disruptive Migration Technology Embedded in the VMAX Series of Enterprise Storage Arrays
Document shares expert viewpoints on migrating a host from one array to another with no downtime
New York – August 29, 2017 – Computer Design & Integration LLC (CDI LLC) today announced the release of its latest whitepaper, “Non-Disruptive Migrations from Legacy VMAX to VMAX3.”
Authored by Phillip Nau, Practice Lead, Storage Technologies, CDI LLC, the document explores how non-disruptive migrations use existing Dell EMC VMAX replication technology via Symmetrix Remote Data Facility to allow seamless migrations from an existing VMAX to a VMAX3, either hybrid or all-flash array (AFA).
Previously, the only way to complete this kind of migration without an outage required extensive work on the host by the server or application administrator. Storage migrations were complicated, labor-intensive operations that often added overhead, stretched resources beyond capacity, and dragged down host performance.
“Storage migrations have always plagued technical refreshes in the datacenter,” said Nau. “In the past, getting downtime for systems was much easier, always anticipated, and typically well-planned. As the datacenter and its respective applications have changed, these maintenance windows have become more difficult, if not impossible, to schedule. This whitepaper explores the solution to this continuing problem.”
To read findings and results, download the whitepaper here.
About Computer Design & Integration LLC (CDI LLC):
CDI LLC was founded in 1995, with corporate headquarters in New York City, as well as office locations in Teterboro, N.J., Philadelphia, Charlotte and Atlanta. The firm has been recognized as one of the nation’s top 500 IT solution providers offering clients and businesses of all sizes the most up-to-date hybrid IT technology solutions that solve today’s most complex business challenges. CDI LLC continually focuses on achieving client satisfaction by developing and implementing comprehensive and innovative technology solutions that enhance day-to-day business workflow processes. As one of the largest solution providers, CDI LLC combines the required experience, exceptional talent, quality assurance and stability that its clients strive to achieve.
View the press release here.