Upgrading to Dell | EMC CX4 Series Storage Systems: Applied Technology
This white paper presents the presales considerations for upgrading to Dell/EMC CX4 series storage systems. It explores the choice of buying a new system versus leveraging existing assets by performing a data-in-place upgrade. The Dell/EMC CX4 series storage systems offer a data-in-place upgrade capability: As users' performance, capacity, or functionality requirements expand, the customer can upgrade from a CX or CX3 series storage system to a CX4 series storage system with minimum impact to existing business processes. Because of the common hardware architecture, upgrades can occur while keeping the data in place. This white paper discusses the reasons for performing this hardware upgrade and the planning considerations.