Information Lifecycle Management
Information lifecycle management is the activity of storing data in the most appropriate storage infrastructure, according to the business value of that data as it changes over time. The Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) defines Information Lifecycle management as follows:
The policies, processes, practices, services and tools used to align the business value of information with the most appropriate and cost-effective infrastructure from the time when information is created through its final disposition. Information is aligned with business requirements through management policies and service levels associated with applications, metadata and data.
The business value of information varies during its lifecycle, e.g., from the time when information is created through to its final disposition. Considering the varying business value of information, it is necessary to provide cost-effective storage infrastructure which meets the requirements...
- 1.Storage Network Industry Association. Storage network industry association tutorials. 2014. Available at: http://www.snia.org/education/tutorials/.