Drobo Data Tiering Aids Application Performance for SMBs

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Data storage specialist Drobo’s release of Automated Data-Aware Tiering technology, which combines automation with solid state drives (SSDs) and data tiering, is aimed at helping SMBs with limited IT departments optimize their application performance. Available on Drobo’s B1200i storage system, the tiering technology allows solid state drives to co-exist with hard drives in a single system and provides automatic performance acceleration and optimization across a variety of applications, including VMware (NYSE: VMW), and Microsoft’s (NASDAQ: MSFT) Exchange, SQL, SharePoint, Hyper-V and ot (IT news)