What is your total cost of storage?
Do you consider your overhead costs when you look at your storage costs? How much does it cost for your non critical storage to be on your most expensive storage assets? This graph shows the weighted cost of storage for a single NetApp 840 filer given the cost parameters we were provided with. What is interesting is the cost of MP3 storage on this corporate asset. I wonder if the stockholders know how much it costs to store MP3′s on their NetApp storage? Maybe they don’t care?
Zerowait can help you discover your total cost of storage.